Join us for creative, hands-on activities for children and families. The Museum welcomes kids and encourages exploration of our exhibitions and outdoor spaces.
Australia Day festival
Join us on Saturday 26 January 2019 for tours, music, dance, demonstrations, games, food and fun inspired by the First Australians gallery and our Rome exhibition. Free, though costs apply for some activities
Discover our regular toddler program, school holiday activities and exclusive Friends Mkids events including school holiday movies and T'riffic tales for toddlers.
More on getting here, parking, maps and our parents room with toilet, change table and microwave.
Check out our free instructions on crafting your own creations, inspired by our family activities.
Short on time? Use this guide to explore the Museum’s galleries and discover a selection of amazing objects, stories and experiences.
Answers to frequently asked questions about visiting the Museum, facilities for visitors and more.
How to access the National Museum’s building, exhibitions and events.
Mkids – for children 3 to 12 is exclusively for children in Friends membership groups with free entry to exhibitions and discounted school holiday activities.
Thanks for joining us for activities and events at the National Museum of Australia. We hope you enjoyed your experience.