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


Stunning 19th century wedding dresses on show

Rosette detail on the back of a silk damask dress.Two Victorian era dresses from the popular Springfield-Faithfull family collection are new to our Journeys gallery. More on Ann and Mary Deane’s dresses

Australian of the Year exhibition in Sydney

David MorrisonOur exhibition of special personal objects chosen by the eight 2016 Australian of the Year finalists is on show at the Australian Museum. More on the exhibition

Talented artists share their stories

Kylie CaldwellFive talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have shared their work in Canberra as part of NAIDOC Week and the Encounters exhibition. More on our artists in residence

What's your Defining Moment in Australian food?

cake in the form of a trainFrom the first jar of Vegemite to the launch of the Women’s Weekly birthday cake book, join the fun as we look at Quirky Moments in Australian History. More Defining Moments in food

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum. Opens 9 September.