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Exhibition Rome: City and Empire Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book 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 intriguing and beautiful objects from the British Museum.

Exhibition First Australians Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The First Australians gallery is located on two levels and traces the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their spirituality, diversity, identity and survival.

Tour First Australians guided tour Time: 3pm–4pm Ticket information: Costs apply

Daily | 3pm
Take a guided tour with one of our hosts to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their history, culture and connection to country.

Event T’riffic Tales for Toddlers Time: 10.30am–11.30am Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018 Ticket information: Free, children must be accompanied by an adult. Ticket information: Book tickets

Exclusive to Museum Friends

Children’s author and Museum staffer Suzie Higgie presents two terrific tales — her picture book, The Adventures of Pinkin Winkin Wolly Woo, and There’s Not One, by her sister, Jennifer Higgie. Story time will be followed by a snack and a craft session. Join Friends

Friends Lounge

Exhibition Journeys Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The Journeys gallery explores the fascinating journeys of people and objects that connect Australia to the world.

Exhibition Old New Land Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free
The Old New Land gallery examines Australia’s diverse and unique species and environments by exploring how people have responded and adapted to the land over time.
Tour Museum highlights tour Ticket information: Costs apply

Daily | 10–11am and 1–2pm
This guided tour provides an excellent introduction to the Museum, exploring highlights from our permanent galleries.

Experience Space Descent virtual reality Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

Daily | Select your date and time at Eventbrite
Experience the thrill of being an astronaut using the latest 360-degree VR technology.

Exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country Time: 9am–5pm Date: Every day, until 18th Nov 2018 Ticket information: Free

Black Mist Burnt Country is an award-winning national touring exhibition of artworks telling the story of British atomic testing in Australia during the 1950s.

Exhibition Landmarks Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The Landmarks gallery is located on two levels and features over 1500 objects. It explores Australian history since European settlement, through stories of Australian places from across the continent.

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