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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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Museum news

Recumbent bike

Recumbent riders visit Museum

A recumbent bicycle on show in our Freewheeling exhibition highlights the record-breaking potential of these cycling machines.

By National Museum of Australia