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About us

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.

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What we do

The National Museum brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and programs.

Open 9am–5pm daily,
except Christmas Day

Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra

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13 Feb 17

Museum news

On old radio, a bucket of flowers, a cup and saucer, and a plate of biscuits.

Access workshops close to the heart

Beaux Guarini reflects on one of a series of sensory workshops being held at the National Museum.

By Beaux Guarini