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Welcome to the National Museum of Australia. We hope you enjoy your visit.

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.

Event Family trails Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: $2, Mkids free

Discover the stories behind some of the amazing objects on show in our galleries. Two self-guided family trails are available, for ages 2–5 and 5–8 years. See what you can find along the way.

Exhibition The Trevor Kennedy Collection: Highlights Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 10 October 2021 Ticket information: Free

See stunning artworks, furniture, jewellery and ceramics in The Trevor Kennedy Collection: Highlights exhibition.

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.

Experience Kspace Time: 9.30am–4pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

30-minute sessions, one booking per session. Bookings essential
Play the Museum’s interactive adventure game, fun for kids and adults alike.

Exhibition Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 8 August 2021 Ticket information: Free

Piinpi is a celebration of Indigenous art, history and culture through contemporary fashion and design. This exhibition brings together a selection of garments and textiles by First Nations designers and artists from around Australia.

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.

Exhibition Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 26 September 2021 Ticket information: Free

Discover the power of the didjeridu and its meanings with the Yolngu people, cultural custodians of the instrument they know as yidaki.

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