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National Museum honours Snowy Hydro as a Defining Moment in Australian History
19/03/2017
The National Museum of Australia today presented the town of Cooma in southern NSW with a commemorative plaque, honouring the region’s Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme as a Defining Moment in Australian History.

National Museum of Australia hosts events celebrating the work of Albert Namatjira
03/03/2017
The National Museum of Australia is hosting a series of events, including a new exhibit and the launch of a charitable trust, to celebrate the work of artist Albert Namatjira, his community and descendants.

Official Twitter #AustraliaDay emoji launched ahead of national celebrations
19/01/2017
Twitter Australia, the National Australia Day Council and the National Museum of Australia are encouraging all Australians to share their Australia Day celebrations online, with the launch of an official #AustraliaDay Twitter emoji, unveiled today.

National Museum marks one-millionth global visit to A History of the World in 100 Objects
06/01/2017
The National Museum in Canberra is celebrating the one-millionth global visit to its blockbuster exhibition, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum', and is extending its opening hours until the show closes on 29 January 2017.

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