The Museum reopens on 29 Oct 21. See Plan your visit
Explore our Australian history timeline
Australian history and culture
Iconic objects from the British Museum, set to go on show in Canberra in late 2021.
The Museum is looking forward to welcoming visitors back onsite from Friday 29 October 2021.
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The National Museum of Australia acknowledges First Australians and recognises their continuous connection to country, community and culture.