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Acknowledgement of country 02:05

Simon's acknowledgement of country is an important part of our day. Please share in this special moment with us.


What’s on today

Exhibition Talking Blak to History Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

Talking Blak to History in our First Australians gallery features powerful objects and stories that speak to the aftermath of colonisation, of survival and resilience.

Tour Host talks Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

On the hour between 10am and 4pm
Join a free 10-minute host talk in our First Australians or Landmarks galleries or the Garden of Australian Dreams.

Tour Building and architecture tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

10am and 2pm 
This guided tour provides an insight into the stories and meanings hidden in the Museum building, design and landscapes. Please wear appropriate footwear for walking outside.

Exhibition Inbetween Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 12 June 2022 Ticket information: Free

Immerse yourself in this large-scale filmic experience from Australia’s pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture.

Tour First Australians tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

Take a guided tour with one of our hosts to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their history, culture and connection to country in our largest exhibition gallery.

Decoded: 75 Years of the Australian Signals Directorate Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 24 July 2022 Ticket information: Free

Until 24 July 2022
Take an unprecedented glimpse at the history of Australia’s oldest national intelligence organisation, from its origins in the Second World War to cyber challenges today. Visitors can find out if they have what it takes to be a cyber security operative and to work in a team to complete a mission before time runs out.

An Aboriginal Culinary Journey Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 7 August 2022 Ticket information: Free

See stunning objects alongside a newly commissioned range of appliances in a partnership between First Nations peoples, Breville and the National Museum in An Aboriginal Culinary Journey: Designed for Living.

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