At the heart of the National Museum of Australia is our National Historical Collection, more than 200,000 objects which represent Australia’s history and cultural heritage.Search our collection
Our new series of free, animated videos uncovers fun and forgotten facts about events including the gold rush and women’s suffrage.
Our Gandel Atrium has been named in honour of philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel.
A wondrous new centre to help bring stories and objects to life in extraordinary ways is being developed at the National Museum.
Download and use photos of collection objects, postcards, historic scenes and more from our Collection Explorer.