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Exhibition Rome: City and Empire Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 3 February 2019 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.

Tour Museum highlights tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply

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

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.
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 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.

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.

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


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 in our largest exhibition gallery.

Exhibition Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 24 February 2019 Ticket information: Free

Based on the popular television series, Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition is more than a showcase of old cars and clever repairs. It also explores the importance of the car in the outback and provides insights into the life and culture of the Warlpiri people of Central Australia.

Event Rome exhibition poetry recital Time: 11am–11.15am Date: Monday 10 December 2018 Ticket information: Free with same day exhibition entry

Hear local poets recite the works of their Ancient Roman counterparts. These informal talks will take place inside the exhibition and last for about 15 minutes.

Event Rome exhibition poetry recital Time: 3pm–3.15pm Date: Monday 10 December 2018 Ticket information: Free with same day exhibition entry

Hear local poets recite the works of their Ancient Roman counterparts. These informal talks will take place inside the exhibition and last for about 15 minutes.

Event Rome ‘quiet hours’ Time: 7.30am–9am Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018 Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

The Museum is extending its hours one day a month for visitors who prefer a quieter experience in our Rome: City and Empire exhibition. Designed with the help of Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT), quiet hours offer reduced sensory stimuli and smaller crowds.

T’riffic tales for toddlers CANCELLED Time: 10.30am–11.30am Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018 Ticket information: Free, exclusive to Friends and Mkids

Join us for two stories that will delight our toddler members. Story time will be followed by craft activities and morning tea. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bookings essential. Join Museum Friends and Mkids

Event Rome exhibition pop-up talk Time: 11am–11.15am Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018 Ticket information: Free with same day exhibition entry

Join Museum staff for a look at their favourite object on display in Rome: City and Empire. These informal talks will take place inside the exhibition and last for about 15 minutes.

Event Rome exhibition pop-up talk Time: 3pm–3.15pm Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018 Ticket information: Free with same day exhibition entry

Join Museum staff for a look at their favourite object on display in Rome: City and Empire. These informal talks will take place inside the exhibition and last for about 15 minutes.

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