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The Museum Cafe

The Museum is excited to welcome Broadbean Catering as the exclusive caterer for our beautiful waterfront cafe. Broadbean Catering has established itself as a sought-after caterer in Canberra, with a reputation for delicious food and outstanding service.

Broadbean Catering was formerly known as Portrait Catering at the National Portrait Gallery. As winners of the ACT Caterer of the Year and Venue Caterer of the Year in 2012 and 2013, they have a proven record of delivering services to the highest standards.

Broadbean Catering focus on sourcing local produce with menus designed to match the season. This supports local farmers and suppliers while providing our visitors with the best food our region has to offer.

The Museum Cafe is open every day from 9am to 4.45pm (except Christmas day).

Tel 02 6208 5000

The Museum Shop

At the Museum Shop you'll find unusual homewares, arts and crafts, gourmet treats and more – unique, surprising and at prices to suit every budget. The Museum Shop – where everything we sell has a story to tell.

A shopper inside the Museum shop

The Museum has an ATM (automated teller machine) for the convenience of visitors.

Open 10am – 5pm weekdays, 9am – 5pm weekends/public holidays.

Online shop

Enquiries: Tel +61 2 6208 5222


EFTPOS and all credit cards accepted. Packing, postage and overseas shipping can be arranged.

Postal address: GPO Box 1901, CANBERRA ACT 2601, AUSTRALIA