The National Museum is committed to researching, documenting and expressing Australia’s history. Discover our specialist research areas, search our collection and explore the stories we tell.
Our Research Library maintains a collection that reflects the core activities and collecting themes of the National Museum of Australia.
The National Museum of Australia Press publishes scholarly, special interest and corporate titles, as well as books for general readers and exhibition catalogues.
Innovative exhibition experiences
The Museum researches and delivers new interactive and multimedia experiences for visitors. The Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition was innovative in its creation and presentation, emerging from an Australian Research Council project initiated by Aboriginal elders wanting to share their ancient creation stories and preserve them for future generations.