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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 the Friends Lounge. Bookings essential. See Plan your visit for more on our COVID safety measures.

Time Traveller's Book Club — Denny Day Time: 11am–12pm Date: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us as we discuss Terry Smyth's book Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman — the Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre. This compelling blend of biography and history traces the life of the police magistrate who stood against lawlessness on Australia's frontiers. Exclusive to Friends. Join Friends

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

The Gold Colonies of Australia

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.

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