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In 2016 we gave you 100s of reasons to visit the National Museum of Australia. In 2017 there are even more!

April 2017

Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia

Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia

For cycling enthusiasts of all ages, this exhibition is a must see — 140 years of Australia’s cycling history spinning into Canberra.

The extraordinary bikes on show include Cadel Evans’ Tour de France road bike and a BMX belonging to world champion Caroline Buchanan.

13 April 2017 – 9 July 2017

July 2017

Two boys each holder a tower made from Lego.

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks

Love LEGO® and looking for something for the whole family? Marvel at these intricate models of international building icons including Sydney Tower and Eureka Tower. Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks is a travelling exhibition from Sydney Living Museums.

September 2017

Seven Sisters

People looking inside a dome.

Kungkarangalpa: Seven Sisters Songlines

Walk the songlines. Stop at sites along the way and learn from cultural custodians about country and survival in the desert. Songlines are the Indigenous way of holding and narrating history through story.

This epic Indigenous-led exhibition explores the significance of songlines and tracks the Seven Sisters Tjukurrpa (Dreaming) across the Western and Central deserts of Australia.

Walk it, talk it, sing it, dance it, paint it. Engage in the art centre hub. Experience the virtual reality of a rock art site through immersion in a state-of-the-art six-metre dome that maps the Seven Sisters’ journey.

Trace their passage in the night sky overhead or get a bird’s-eye view of their travels over spectacular desert country.

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