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History & ideas

Exhibition and feature websites

Defining moments in our history? Join the conversation.

Many of our exhibitions have extensive feature websites, some with enhanced online-only content.

We also have feature websites developed as collaborations with other museums, community groups or students.

Exhibitions currently on show
Past exhibitions
Other online feature websites

Audio on demand

Podcasts of conferences, seminars and programs covering a diverse range of historical and museological topics.


Research and museology

Research and scholarship are central to the National Museum of Australia's collection, exhibitions, publications and other activities. This research includes Australian history, care of its collection and museological areas including audience, evaluation and outreach.

View projects, people, publications and opportunites

Explore Australian history through collection objects

Clothing, photographs and a first edition book which belonged to the contentious welfare worker.
A Featherston design linked with Australia's contribution to the 1967 Montreal world exhibition.
Part of an unbroken cultural tradition, made by by Tasmanian Aboriginal elder Aunty Dulcie Greeno.
A 1950s Holden Special Sedan owned by one woman for 25 years.
Vivid paintings showing the impact of climate change on one woman's life as an artist and a farmer.
One of the earliest Melbourne cups, and a Queen's Plate trophy, won by champion racehorse Tim Whiffler.
A powerful symbol of the systemic removal of Indigenous children from their families.
John Konrads' medals and memorabilia from the 1960 Rome and 1956 Melbourne Olympics.
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