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The National Museum brings to life the rich stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events. Explore our exhibitions, experiences and events online and in Canberra.

Daily, 9am – 5pm, book now, free Endeavour Voyage Explore the Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians. Tickets are timed.
Daily, 9am – 5pm, free Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion Celebrate art, history and culture.
Daily, 9am – 5pm, free Talking Blak to History See extraordinary works and hear the voices of Australia’s first peoples.

Discover the Museum from home

YouTube channel

Watch videos any time, with behind the scenes stories from staff, online tours, gems from our collection and fun at home activities for kids.

From the vault

Take a deep dive into the best of the Museum’s online exhibitions and collection.

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Museum Friends exclusives

Object Club

Last Friday of each month

Join Museum curators, conservators and other expert staff as they share their deep understanding of an object or exhibition.

Time Traveller's Book Club

Last Tuesday of each month

Read and join the discussion as we explore histories across time and place.

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