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What's on

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

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Our picks

A History of the World in 100 objects

A History of the World

Until 29 January 2017. Costs apply

Australian of the Year Awards 2017

Australian of the Year

From 15 December 2016. Free

A park design

Parks Changing Australia

On show until 30 April 2017. Free

Kaninjaku: Stories form the Canning Stock Route


On show until June 2017. Free

Australia Day

Australia Day

26 January 2017. Some costs



From 22 January 2017. Free

Tours and more

Tours and apps

Various times. Some free

Handling objects workshops

Handling objects

Various dates. Costs apply

Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual Reality Experiences

Now on. Costs apply

Australia Day Festival

Australia Day festival

26 January 2017. Free

Museum Bar

Cocktail party

26 January 2017. Costs apply

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