Skip to content
  • Open today 9am–5pm
  • Free general admission
Last weeks The Historical Expression of Chinese Art exhibition Explore calligraphy and paintings from the National Museum of China.
Daily Painting on Country See stunning large-format photographs of rock art on country from Tjungu Palya artists.
Daily The Studio: Collections Up Close Explore the story of the Seven Sisters in a new installation of fibre-art figures.

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.

Search our collection
Exquisite sculpture donation

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

Encounters 2019 Indigenous fellows

Read the media release about our new fellows embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Top five Defining Moments

Discover the top five Defining Moments in Australian history according to our Discovery Wall and website.

Defining Moments Discovery Wall

Find out how we built the large interactive timeline located next to the Museum's Cafe.

Return to Top