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


AnthropoScene free outdoor film screening

Film screening

Kick back and enjoy an evening of short futuristic films this Saturday, 29 October, as part of the 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture.

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A History of the World: Auslan group tour

Early writing tablet

Join an Australian Sign Language exhibition tour with Rebecca Driscoll from the Conexu Foundation on Saturday, 29 October.

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Spring into Sundaze at the Museum Bar

Join us for Sundaze with quality DJs, live acts, great food and drinks and free entry to our Lakeside Deck. Sundays until 27 November.

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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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