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Where to find us

National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent
Acton Peninsula
Canberra ACT 2601

Contact details

Freecall: 1800 026 132
Phone: +61 2 6208 5000

General admission is free

Costs apply for some special exhibitions and events. A $5 donation on arrival enables us to continue delivering world-class exhibitions and programs.

Temporary closure

The National Museum of Australia is closed. Please check the latest developments and advice on the ACT’s COVID-19 website.

Gallery development

The National Museum is undergoing some exciting new changes as we work to build a bigger and better Museum experience for our visitors.

Plan your visit Getting here, parking, facilities for visitors, maps and more.
Shop Instore or online, where everything we sell has a story to tell.
Cafe Enjoy breakfast, lunch or coffee from award-winning Broadbean Catering.

Accessibility

How to access the National Museum’s building, exhibitions and events.

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