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What's on

Must-see exhibitions and events for visitors young and old at the National Museum of Australia.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

Parking, cafe, shop and more



Galleries, exhibitions, displays



Lectures, films, festivals

Our picks

an image with a bird and two words that say culture shop

Discount shopping night

15 December 2016. Free entry

A History of the World in 100 objects

School holiday activities

January 2017. Costs apply

Australia Day Festival

Australia Day festival

26 January 2017. Free

A History of the World in 100 objects

A History of the World

Until 29 January 2017. Costs apply


Kspace fun for kids

Daily at specified times. Free

Handling objects workshops

Handling objects

Various dates. Costs apply

A park design

Parks Changing Australia

On show until 30 April 2017. Free

Tours and more

Tours and apps

Various times. Some free

Kaninjaku: Stories form the Canning Stock Route


On show until 2017. Free

Join Museum Friends for discounts and access to exclusive events

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum images © Trustees of the British Museum