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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 Talking Blak to History See extraordinary works and hear the voices of Australia’s first peoples.
Daily, 9am–5pm, free Gandel Atrium Discover objects large and small in this stunning architectural space.

Discover the Museum from home

Live at the Museum

Explore the Museum’s collection, exhibitions and building in our monthly YouTube live stream. Tune in at 12.30pm, Thursday 24 September for After the Flames: Fire and conservation.

From the garage

Uncover stories of innovation, industry and passion from our motor vehicle collection.

From the vault

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

Virtual gallery tours

See our exhibitions, ask questions and join the conversation in a free, live virtual tour of the Museum.

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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 on Zoom

Read and join the discussion about a new book with us each month, as we explore histories across time and place.

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