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Access

Accessibility

A girl standing in front of an Aboriginal artwork.

Access for all at the Museum

The National Museum's access team works to ensure the Museum is inclusive and accessible for people of all abilities, ages and backgrounds.

Plan your visit

Our accessibility facilities include:

  • parking
  • free wheelchair and scooter hire
  • hearing loops
  • assistance animals
  • tours and tactile guides.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have questions or specific needs.

Tel: Freecall 1800 026 132 | Phone + 61 2 6208 5345 weekdays
National Relay Service, TTY 133 677 |  Speak and Listen, 1800 555 727

Email: Access team

Email: Bookings

	Staff and visitors participating in an access program at the National Museum of Australia.

Events and tailored workshops

We can help organise participation in:

We also run small workshops, tailored to the needs of your group. Workshops run for 90 minutes and include an in-gallery experience, a hands-on workshop and a take-home element.

We have art and music workshops, reminiscence workshops, facilitated discussions, gallery tours, tactile and multi-sensory workshops.

Fun at home

Check out our family fun at home activities, with free, downloadable instruction sheets to make your own art and craft creations.

Inclusion award

The Museum was joint winner of the 2015 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Award for Business or Community, for demonstrating inclusion by ensuring all audiences are able to engage with what the Museum has to offer.

Great Sport!

Highlights from performances celebrating the legacy of movement and sporting history in Australia by Canberra GOLDS over-55 dance company and Dance for Parkinson’s ACT at the Museum in 2016.

iDay at the Museum

The National Museum proudly supports International Day of People with Disability every year.

International Day of People with Disability