Who Were the Convicts?

· Years 3 - 6

Who Were the Convicts?

Travel South on Tharwa Drive, and near the brown signage turn right to Lanyon Homestead. Follow the dirt road to the Lanyon Heritage Centre – stopping at the A-frame sign. Bus drop off and pick up is at the Lanyon Heritage Centre – see link below for map

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Download Convict Profiles

Download Teachers Booklet

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This program poses questions about the Lanyon convicts and develops historical skills. The program encourages students to find out more about who the convicts really were by visiting the convict years exhibition and historically investigating a convict-built barn and objects from the past. This add-on program will allow your students to spend the whole day at Lanyon.