School visits

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Due to remedial works being undertaken on the East Block building, the National Archives is moving just around the corner to Old Parliament House (OPH) from 16 October 2017 to late 2019.

The Archives will not be taking school bookings while relocated at OPH. During this time Archives' Education staff will be working on developing enhanced school visitor experiences for the Archives' return to East Block in late 2019.

In the meantime, you can visit us online for high-quality curriculum-linked educational resources at

Updates regarding the Archives' temporary relocation to OPH and move back to East Block in 2019 will be posted on this page.

You can also sign up to our Education mailing list by contacting the Learning Officer at

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