The National Museum of Australia is temporarily closed. This is in line with the ACT Government’s direction for a lockdown until 11.59pm on Friday 15 October 2021, due to coronavirus. The health and safety of our community remains very important to us. See the ACT Government's COVID-19 website
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.Search our collection
A behind-the-scenes look at the development of video stories for our upcoming Discovery Centre.
Personal mementos from a career spanning two decades.
Visitors can paint Phila using touchscreen technology in the upcoming Ancient Greeks exhibition.
A flag recovered from the World Trade Center is on show in New York to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.