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22 Aug 18

Happy birthday Paddle Steamer Enterprise

A paddle steamer cruises a body of water. In the background is a contemporary building and trees.

The paddle-steamer Enterprise celebrates its 140th birthday with 30 years steaming on Lake Burley Griffin.

By Simon Goode


3 May 18

Ask Me Anything

a group of people dressed in cultural costumes seated in a circle singing and playing music.

Members of Canberra’s Muslim community are visiting the National Museum to answer questions about Islam, in conjunction with a new exhibition about faith and culture.

By Penny Vaile


19 Oct 17

Remembering the fall of Singapore

Australian troops disembarking at Singapore, 15 August 1941. Australian War Memorial 009249/19

The legacy of the fall of Singapore will be explored at a special 75th anniversary symposium at the National Museum of Australia on 30 October 2017.

By Jono Lineen