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Welcome to the National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia is a place that celebrates Australia‚Äôs people and culture of storytelling.

Overhead view of the Museum on Acton Peninsula with speech bubble: 'Where our stories live'.

Visiting the Museum

For information in a number of languages about visiting the Museum follow the links below:

Map of Australia

The Museum is open 9am to 5pm daily (closed Christmas Day) with free general admission to the galleries.

Located on Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula in Canberra, the Museum is minutes from the city centre.

For more information on planning your trip to Canberra, visit the Tourism Australia website at or go to

For more detailed information on visiting the Museum see Planning your visit.