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  • Open today 9am–5pm
  • Free general admission

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

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


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


Enhance your Museum visit with our free apps. Download before you visit or use our free wi-fi and recharge stations.

Tours and experiences

Hear the story behind special objects on a guided tour with one of our expert hosts, or try our Ultimate Museum Experience.

School visits

Book a Museum educator-led or teacher-guided visit, learn more about our curriculum-linked programs and download excursion information.


Answers to frequently asked questions about visiting the Museum, facilities for visitors and more.

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