The National Museum of Australia’s Council and staff send their deepest condolences to all those affected by the tragic events in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Learn about a moving convict memento, as featured in a new partnership with Visit Canberra and Schwartz Media.
The Museum recently launched its first Defining Moments in Australian History quiz and the results have prompted us to develop more.
See the Sundowner car driven by adventurer Francis Birtles on record-breaking journeys from London to Melbourne Darwin to Melbourne in the 1920s.
Discover the intriguing story behind the newly-acquired Tasmanian tiger pelt on show at the Museum.