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13 Jan 17

Join us for Australia Day and night

Man, woman and child sitting on grass

Settle in at the National Museum on Thursday 26 January for free family fun, extended exhibition hours and events including a cocktail party.

By National Museum of Australia

6 Jan 17

Last chance to see exhibition in Australia

Museum director Mat Trinca welcomes a queue of visitors.

It's official! 'A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum' is a global phenomenon, having passed tithe worldwide million-visitor mark here at the National Museum.

By Dr Mat Trinca

19 Dec 16

Looking ahead to 2017

Group of women in a desert holding large grass figures above their heads.

In 2017 the National Museum will take you to places you’ve never been before, from the sacred site of Cave Hill to the stunning Great Barrier Reef.

By Dave Arnold