Gallipoli: The Scale of our War

Explore our exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of our War and the stories of those who witnessed the campaign from the front lines.

Learning areas and strands

Social Sciences, English, ANZ Histories

Education type

Education visit


1.5 hours (1 hour on request)

Suitable for

Years 5–13


$6.50 per student (free for teachers and parent helpers)

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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 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

  • Examine photos and personal letters from the front line that were sent home, and examine personal belongings.

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

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