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Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia

The travelling exhibition Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia has been developed by the National Museum of Australia as part of the Cycling in Australia project. Freewheeling explores the stories of riders who have felt the joy, excitement, freedom and glory of cycling.

Freestyle riding in Toowoomba, Queensland, 2012
Freestyle riding in Toowoomba, Queensland, 2012. Photo: Patricia Woods.

The exhibition features bikes, trophies and riding gear from the Museum's collection and asks visitors to share their first bike story.

Tour dates

Freewheeling starts its Australian tour at the Queensland Museum in Brisbane from 29 November 2014 to 8 June 2015.

The exhibition is also on show at: the Gold Museum, Ballarat (Oct 2015 to Jan 2016); Museum of the Riverina, Wagga (Feb to May 2016); Albury Library Museum (May to July 2016); Scienceworks, Melbourne (Aug 2016 to Feb 2017).

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People and the Environment

Cycling in Australia is part of the National Museum's People and the Environment program. Discover more stories about people's relationships with Australia's natural and built environments on our People and the Environment website.