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Our collection

Take a deep dive into highlights from our collection or search Collection Explorer for stories behind the objects at the heart of our National Historical Collection.

Our collection
Royal Daimler conservation

Discover the mysteries surrounding the 1948 Daimler landaulette, used in Queen Elizabeth II’s debut royal tour of Australia.

Defining Moments quiz

The Museum recently launched its first Defining Moments in Australian History quiz and the results have prompted us to develop more.

Convict love tokens

Learn about a moving convict memento, as featured in a new partnership with Visit Canberra and Schwartz Media.

Acquiring a thylacine pelt

Discover the intriguing story behind the newly-acquired thylacine pelt on show at the Museum.

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