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  • Open today 9am–5pm
  • Free general admission

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

Last weeks The Historical Expression of Chinese Art exhibition Explore calligraphy and paintings from the National Museum of China.
Daily Painting on Country See stunning large-format photographs of rock art on country from Tjungu Palya artists.
Daily The Studio: Collections Up Close Explore the story of the Seven Sisters in a new installation of fibre-art figures.

Fun at home

Use our free instructions to craft your own creations inspired by our family activities.

Check out these hands-on activities
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