Convict love tokens
The National Museum of Australia has 314 convict love tokens in its collection. These tokens were made by convicts around the time of their sentencing and were given to friends and loved ones as mementos. Eighty tokens from the Museum's collection are on show in the Journeys gallery. The entire collection, the world's largest, can be explored online.
European voyages to the Australian continent
European voyages explores various journeys to the Australian continent through themes of trade, navigation, science and empire. Learn more about the voyages and how the objects carried by different voyagers were made, used or conserved.
Launch the Voyaging with a needle Flash interactive
(Flash 9 compatible – download Flash)
Cricketing Journeys to and from Australia
Cricketing Journeys to and from Australia tells the remarkable stories of some of the men and women who have participated in the transnational cricket community over 150 years.
Little Red Riding Hood animation
The Little Red Riding Hood wall-hanging on display in the Journeys gallery depicts a scene from the children's tale Little Red Riding Hood and illustrates a rich story of migration and appreciation in the aftermath of the Second World War. An animation of the Grimm Brothers' 1812 version of the Little Red Riding Hood story, based on the wall-hanging, also appears in the gallery.