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Governor Lachlan Macquarie exhibition

Governor Lachlan Macquarie The Museum, in collaboration with Macquarie Group Limited, has produced an exhibition in Sydney that highlights Governor Macquarie's lasting contribution to social reform, exploration and urban development in Australia and New South Wales. View more about the Governor Lachlan Macquarie exhibition on show in Sydney

Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia

Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia Explore the history of cycling in Australia in this travelling exhibition developed by the National Museum. On show at the Queensland Museum, Brisbane from 29 November 2014 to 8 June 2015. View more about the exhibition

Indigenous Employment Award

Dr Ian Watt AO, Simon Goode and The Hon Alan Tudge, MP The Museum’s Indigenous staff network (MINmin) has won the Highly Commended award in the Indigenous Employment category of the Australian Public Service Diversity Awards. View more about the Award


Pieces of heart The Museum has discovered what it believes are anatomical parts of the revered Australian racehorse, Phar Lap. View more on the missing pieces of Phar Lap's heart

Media release

A yellow Torana The Museum has acquired the 1977 Torana, which was central to the conviction and ultimate exoneration of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, over the 1980 disappearance of their daughter, Azaria. View full media release

My pony club story

A girl leading a pony Share your pony club story and photo with us as part of the exhibition, Spirited: Australia's Horse Story. Go to My pony club story