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Daily Painting on Country See stunning large-format photographs of rock art on country from Tjungu Palya artists.
Daily First Australians Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture.
Coming soon DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation’s most popular films.

Our collection

At the heart of the National Museum of Australia is our National Historical Collection, more than 210,000 objects which represent Australia’s history and cultural heritage.

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Rare Daimler is back to life

Visit the Royal Daimler on display after intensive program of conservation work.

A Chequered Past

Share our excitement as we prepare to unleash twelve historic vehicles into action.

Creating digital 3D models

Find out what one Museum team got up to in a 3D workshop.

Exquisite sculpture donation

See the beautiful brolgas permanently on display in the Museum’s Garden of Australian Dreams.

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