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  • Free general admission

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Apps

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

Kspace

Kspace is the Museum’s interactive adventure game for kids. Designed for children aged 5 to 12, it’s fun for children and adults alike.

Shop

Discover a beautiful range of homewares, jewellery, Indigenous arts and crafts, toys, books, giftware and much more. In store and online.

Cafe

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or coffee with spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

Museum Friends

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FAQs

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

 

What’s on today

Exhibition Ngulla Wellamunagaa Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 29 March 2020 Ticket information: Free

Ngulla Wellamunagaa: Trees that Have Survived and Revived presents stories that affirm ongoing connections to country and celebrate the survival, continuity and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. They are the stories that have survived and been revived.

Experience Expedition 360 VR Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

A National Geographic VR Exploration into the Okavango Delta
Come face-to-face with elephants, lions and hippos as you explore one of the world’s largest wetlands with the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project team. Visit the incredibly beautiful and biodiverse Okavango Delta in a stunning 360-degree virtual reality experience.

Exhibition First Australians Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily

The First Australians gallery is located on two levels and traces the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their spirituality, diversity, identity and survival.

Exhibition Landmarks Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The Landmarks gallery explores Australian history since European settlement, through stories of Australian places from across the continent.

Tour Museum highlights tour Time: 1pm–2pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

This guided tour provides an excellent introduction to the Museum, exploring highlights from our permanent exhibition galleries.

Tour First Australians tour Time: 3pm–4pm 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.

Tour Building and architecture tour Time: 10am–11am Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

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 Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply for school groups

Kspace is the Museum’s interactive adventure game for kids. Open to school groups and general visitors at specified times. Plan your visit by checking our session times and booking requirements.

Exhibition Gandel Atrium Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free
See highlights from our collection and explore the Defining Moments Discovery Wall.
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