Who we are
The National Museum of Australia explores the land, nation and people of Australia.
We focus on Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement and our interaction with the environment.
What we do
The National Museum brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events.
Open 9am–5pm daily,
except Christmas Day
Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra
Defining Moments in Australian History is being brought to life with the launch next week of a series of live-sketch animated videos for school students.