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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.

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Explore Australian history through collection objects

Linked to a dramatic story of a dog saving a man during a flash flood in a Melbourne street in the 1880s.
A gift from Aboriginal artist Dick Roughsey, best man at the first white wedding on Mornington Island.
Used to set solo cycling records across and around Australia.
The story of the Bealiba gold nugget, found near the town of Bealiba (near Bendigo, Victoria) in 1957.
Domestic and decorative ceramic wares from Australia's oldest working pottery.
Snapshots of mining and life in 1860s Queensland from geologist and photographer Richard Daintree.
A Simplex windmill which stood on a Queensland property for more than 80 years.
A modified Roadmaster bicycle used by a Tasmanian woman in the 1940s and 1950s.
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