Accessible parking spaces for visitors who have a mobility impairment and the required permit are available free of charge near our main entrance, under the loop. Coach bays 5 and 9 are suitable for coaches fitted with mobility access lifts, hoists or ramps
Information about accessing the National Museum’s building and exhibitions.
Bring your own or use one of ours. We suggest booking 24 hours in advance, phone +61 2 6208 5110, with pick-up from the Information Desk just inside the Gandel Atrium.
The Museum has the ACT's first Changing Places change room, with a fully accessible public toilet, adult change table and hoist. Unisex accessible toilets, baby change tables and an ambulant toilet are available on the Ground floor, from our Gandel Atrium. Other areas of the Museum are currently closed.
We have a hearing induction loop at the Information Desk in our Gandel Atrium.
Museum maps are available for free loan from the Information Desk.
Book a quiet hours session or download the sensory map for our exhibition Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians.
Our workshops and some tours and school programs are temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19 safety measures.
Trained, registered and visibly identified assistance animals are welcome when accompanied by their handler. Read our Assistance Animal Access Guidelines and Procedures
If you have questions, or so we can tailor services to your needs before you visit.
Visit our Collection Explorer to access the Museum’s collection online