From our blog
30 Oct 2014
Every Australian family wanted one of these. With room for the whole clan on two bench seats, the sleek and robust double Abbott buggy was...
08 Sep 2014
News of the fight spread quickly. A bike had been stolen and the culprit discovered. That was all anyone at my high school needed to...
16 Jul 2014
In what must surely rate as one of the most bizarre career choices in Australian history, Alfred Henry Tipper, a 6 ft 2 inches tall...
Explore the role of the bicycle in Australia. Tour our website to learn more about our nation’s cycling stories and important cycling objects, and to join the conversation about the bike’s past, present and future.
Follow the development of our new travelling exhibition, touring Australia from 2014.
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Sir Hubert Opperman and endurance cycling in Australia: curator's talk.
Sharing stories about our cycling collections.
Highlights from the National Museum's collection.
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