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Close up of antique linear rulers.

Learning resources

We've digitised our collections to extend classroom learning
Our online collection search brings together art, science and history. We invite you to use this resource for your pre- and post-visit classes.

Ask us

We welcome questions about the collections from students and teachers.

Search tips

Our online collections cover a wide range of objects and art works. To narrow your search to artefacts currently on display in the museum, select "Nicholson Collection" from the collection dropdown menu and tick "on display".

Thank you for your interest in our work experience program. Unfortunately, we are not currently undertaking student placements.

We look forward to hosting a new work experience program in the Chau Chak Wing Museum in 2021.

Featured image: Catholic organon (John Suxspeach's universal sliding foot rule), London c.1753