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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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13 Jul 18

Museum news

A small group of people dressed in costume surround a decorative cake in the form of a Roman coin

In celebration of Rome

The Museum is celebrating Julius Caesar’s birthday with cake in the lead up to the Rome: City and Empire exhibition opening on 21 September 2018.

By National Museum of Australia