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


Visitor milestone for blockbuster exhibition

four people jumping for joy alongside a large sign which says '50000 A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS from the British Museum. A blue-ish grey coloured statue's head is portrayed in the right hand bottom corner. Confetti is being thrown at them.

The National Museum of Australia has marked the 50,000th visit to A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum.

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Canning Stock Route stories in Mexico City

Warlayirti artist Elizabeth Nyumi painting (detail). Photo: Tim Acker, 2007.

The importance to Aboriginal custodians of the country around the Canning Stock Route is explored in a graphic panel display in Mexico from 17 October 2016.

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Meet our Encounters Indigenous interns

Group of seven women

Introducing our six inaugural Encounters Indigenous Cultural Workers Scholarship interns, in partnership with The Prince’s Charities Australia.

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Vale Michael Ball

Michael Ball

The National Museum of Australia pays tribute to Michael Ball.

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