Access for all at the Museum
The National Museum is inclusive and accessible for people of all abilities, ages and backgrounds. Our dedicated access team works to enhance access and tailor a visit to any visitor’s needs.
Events and activities
All the Museum’s galleries, exhibitions, events and activities are accessible.
We can help organise and assist in your personal or group’s participation in any of the Museum’s events including:
Contact us with your requirements and details. Costs apply to some activities.
The access team runs 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.
Plan your visit
To plan your visit, please read about our access services, for more on logistics including:
- free wheelchair and scooter hire
- hearing loops
- assistance animals
- tours and tactile guides.
Fun at home
Check out our family fun at home activities, with free, downloadable instruction sheets to make your own art and craft creations.
Schools and community groups wishing to visit the National Museum digitally can come on a facilitated robot tour.
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.
A series of 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.
International Day of People with Disability
The National Museum supports International Day of People with Disability on 3 December every year, and celebrates progress in breaking down barriers and promoting inclusion.
Remember your visit