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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 events.

Open 9am–5pm daily,
except Christmas Day

Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra

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27 Jul 18

Museum news

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Rome exhibition audio tours

Behind the scenes insights into the Museum's new audio tours for the Rome: City and Empire exhibition.

By Jennifer Thompson