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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 Instore 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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