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Until 29 Mar 2020 Ngulla Wellamunagaa Celebrate the survival, continuity and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
Daily Gandel Atrium See highlights from our collection and explore the Defining Moments Discovery Wall.
Daily First Australians Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture.

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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Responding to Australian bushfires

See the Bungendore Fridge, a powerful symbol of the way Australians supported each other during the bushfire crisis.

New environmental history gallery

Learn how the stories in our new gallery will speak to the events of this summer, in a space where people can share what it means to live on a changing continent.

National Museum joins Cultural Attractions of Australia

Three new premium tour experiences will give visitors the chance to see the Museum from the air, and up-close and behind the scenes, from 1 April 2020.

Gallery development

Learn about exciting new changes as we work to build a bigger and better Museum experience for our visitors.

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