Schools & Groups

Plan a Group Visit

Plan a School Group Visit

The MAAS Bookings team are available to help you plan your visit

Book a self-directed visit

For general enquiries you can phone our team on (02 9217 0222 10am-5pm, Monday – Sunday) or email

Educator Led

Expert educator led, curriculum linked, immersive and engaging school group learning experiences are available Monday to Friday during school terms. The MAAS school program fee structure is based on cost recovery, allowing us to sustainably deliver high quality experiences for all learners. The minimum number of learners required for all school group programs is 10 learners.

Cost and Duration

Self-Directed visit Educator Led 45 min Educator Led 90 min
Free for learners and supervisors. $10 per learner Min cost: $180. $15 per learner Min cost: $240.
RAM Equity school list: $5 per learner Min cost $90. RAM Equity school list: $7.50 per learner Min cost $120.

MAAS maintains supervisor to learner ratios for learner safety and comfort. Within these ratios supervisors are free. For additional supervisors general admission may apply. Supervisor to learner ratios: 1:1 for special needs, 1:2 for under 5 years, 1:5 for years K–2, 1:10 for years 3–6, 1:20 for years 7–12.


Bookings are required for MAAS Schools programs, including self-directed visits.

  • Educator-led and self-directed visits: weekdays during the NSW school term.
  • Self-directed school group visits also available weekends and NSW school holidays.

Special Needs

MAAS is an accessible venue as are all Educator Led school group experiences. To enable us to provide the optimal experience for all group learners please let us know about any special requirements in advance.

Risk assessments and Public Liability Certificate

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Public Liability Insurance – Certificate of Currency 20/21

Pre-visit Planning

We encourage you to visit your MAAS venue to familiarise yourself with the venue and plan for the learning experience. MAAS provides all teachers with free general admission to all three MAAS venues.

Venue Information

MAAS staff greet every school group upon arrival, assist to cloak any bags, welcome, provide an acknowledgement of country and the opportunity to ask questions.

Booking Information

For detailed booking information, please refer to our school group booking conditions.