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Museum Friends

Supporting the Museum

Ongoing support in 2014–15

Your ongoing support enables us to continue to build, conserve and interpret the National Historical Collection for generations to come. In 2014–15, your support will help us to:

Two Museum visitors.
Photo: George Serras.
  • catalogue and digitise the Museum’s extensive collection of bark paintings, making these works from the world’s largest collection available to national and international audiences online. A selection of these beautiful barks are now on show in our Old Masters exhibition
  • acquire contemporary objects for the Encounters project – a collaboration between our Museum and the British Museum in London 
  • redevelop the Museum’s most popular attraction for young visitors – Kspace.

The National Museum Fund

The National Museum of Australia is a place that celebrates our people and culture of storytelling. Help us tell the Australian story.

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Donating objects

Generous donations from people like you help ensure the continuing development of the National Museum's collections.

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The National Museum welcomes and values the contribution of volunteers and recognises the wide range of skills and knowledge they bring with them.

Find out how to become a volunteer


With your help, the National Museum will continue to build its National Historical Collection and inspire and engage new audiences into the future.

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