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Join us as we travel around the globe, reading a different book each month with the Museum Friends' Time Traveller's Book Club, on the last Tuesday of each month. Free and exclusive to Museum Friends. We meet in the Friends Lounge. Bookings essential. See Plan your visit for more on our COVID safety measures.

Time Traveller's Book Club – Endurance Time: 11am–12pm Date: Tuesday 31 August 2021 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us as we discuss Alfred Lansing’s riveting narrative of Ernest Shackleton's incredible Antarctic voyage. Based on firsthand accounts of crew members, Endurance describes how the men endured 22 months stranded on pack ice and the epic South Atlantic sea crossing to save them.  Exclusive to Friends. Join Friends

Our book club host

Our book club conversations are led by Dr Mike Smith AM. Mike is a pioneering desert archaeologist who established the National Museum's Centre for Historical Research. He is a Professor at Flinders University in South Australia and an Honorary Associate Professor at the Australian National University in Canberra.

A book with a yellow cover. It has black text on it which reads

The Gold Colonies of Australia

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