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Collection Explorer Defining Moments in Australian History Remembering 1914-1918. Objects, stories and emotions


Access workshops close to the heart

Handling objects

Beaux Guarini reflects on the Museum's access workshops, where visitors explore objects and stories using sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.

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Thanks from our Museum Director

Museum director Mat Trinca welcomes visitors in a queue

Director Mat Trinca extends his thanks to visitors as we farewell A History of the World in 100 Objects and look forward to an exciting year to come.

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Memento of Wave Hill Walk-Off on show

Brian Manning's tuckerbox

Brenda L Croft reflects on the significance of a tuckerbox owned by Brian Manning, which is now on show at the Museum.

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The Story of Australia out now

A detail from 'The Story of Australia' book cover

A new illustrated history of Australia from Random House draws on the National Museum’s collection of objects, photos and artworks to explore key events and the people behind them.

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