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  • Free general admission

The National Museum brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events. Explore our exhibitions, guided tours and experiences and events in Canberra.

Until 3 February 2019 Rome: City and Empire Discover rare treasures from the collection of the British Museum.
Until 24 Feb 2019 Bush Mechanics See the broken-down cars and hear stories of ingenious repairs.
Daily Landmarks Discover Australia’s environmental history.

Buy your Rome exhibition tickets

Witness the grandeur of the vast empire of ancient Rome and share stories of everyday life, worship, war, glory and death, through more than 200 beautiful objects from the British Museum. On show until 3 February 2019.

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