From our blog
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...
03 Jul 2014
The Museum recently acquired a single family’s impressive collection of nearly 350 toys and we are marking the arrival with the display of one of the...
13 Jun 2014
There’s a scene in the 1999 blockbuster The Matrix that kept jumping into my mind during the annual international cycling conference Velo-City Global held in...
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.
More on our collections appeal and other ways you can show your support.
Sir Hubert Opperman and endurance cycling in Australia: curator's talk.
Sharing stories about our cycling collections.
Highlights from the National Museum's collection.
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.