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


What is a Defining Moment?

Defining Moments panel discussion at the National Museum of Australia. Leading Australian thinkers discuss what makes a defining moment in Australian history. Watch the video

Inside the Museum’s vaults

Cars wrapped in special protective clear bags. ABC TV’s Australia Wide 19 September episode offers a rare glimpse of the Museum’s repositories. Watch the video on the ABC website

Crossroads artwork on display

Three museum staff installing an artwork in a display cabinet. Crossroads, an etching by Aboriginal artist and printmaker Paul Bong is on display until 11 October 2015 in the Museum's new acquisitions case. View more on the artwork