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The Gallipoli Experience

  • Education type Education visit
  • Duration 60-90 minutes (allow 90 minutes)
  • Suitable for Years 5 and up
  • Next available Available until Gallipoli closes in Apr 2022
  • Cost $6.50 per student (teachers and parent helpers go free)
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Explore the emotional and physical toll of the Gallipoli campaign through the eyes of real people who were there: eight ordinary New Zealanders struggling through extraordinary circumstances.

Guided by our educators, your primary school students will:

  • identify the motivations and reactions of people who were at Gallipoli, including Anzac soldiers, a medical officer, and a nurse
  • hear readings from authentic diary entries, see photos from the front, read letters sent home, and examine personal belongings.

A child look at the food soldiers would have eaten at Gallipoli


Exploring the Gallipoli exhibition, 2015. Photograph by Norm Heke. Te Papa