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The National Museum of Australia brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events

Enhance your Egypt experience

Self-guided tours

Take a free self-guided audio or Auslan tour.

Egypt exhibition catalogue

Buy this must-have memento in soft or hard cover.

Tim and Gina Fairfax Discovery Centre

Open daily, bookings essential. Free for those with Friends memberships.

Tours and experiences

Take a guided tour, try our virtual reality experiences or join a free host talk.

How Mother Kangaroo Got Her Pouch

Learn about our new picture book – a combination of First Nations storytelling and adventure tale.

Riding the Olympic Wave: Breakthrough Sports

Our new exhibition showcases six new Olympic sports and disciplines including 3x3 basketball and surfing.

Mr Squiggle and Friends – the Norman Hetherington collection

Donate today to help us care for this important collection.

Tony Armstrong's Extra-Ordinary Things

Discover more about the new ABC TV series and the Museum exhibition to follow.

Museum statement on asbestos

Access by road and paved pedestrian path is unchanged while the NCA undertakes remediation as a precautionary public safety measure.

Join and support

Make a donation

Your valued donation helps to develop and protect our collection and deliver education programs and exhibitions in Australia and overseas.

Friends

Join for free Discovery Centre entry and discounts for major exhibitions and in our Shop.

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