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Join us at the National Museum in Canberra for special events, tours, experiences and exhibitions.
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.

Exhibition Talking Blak to History Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

Talking Blak to History in our First Australians gallery features powerful objects and stories that speak to the aftermath of colonisation, of survival and resilience.

Tour Host talks Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

On the hour between 10am and 4pm
Join a free 10-minute host talk in our First Australians or Landmarks galleries or the Garden of Australian Dreams.

Tour Building and architecture tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

10am
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.

Tour First Australians tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

3–4pm
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.

Exhibition An Aboriginal Culinary Journey Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 18 September 2022 Ticket information: Free

See stunning objects alongside a newly commissioned range of appliances in a partnership between First Nations peoples, Breville and the National Museum in An Aboriginal Culinary Journey: Designed for Living.

Experience Connection Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 9 October 2022 Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

See Connection: Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples in a spectacular immersive experience, in an exclusive world premiere from Grande Experiences, developed in partnership with the National Museum of Australia.

Exhibition Belonging Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 9 October 2022 Ticket information: Free

Belonging: Stories from Far North Queensland is the first in a three-part exhibition series that captures generations of First Nations cultural knowledge shaped by a profound relationship to Country.

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