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Exhibition DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Ticket information: Daily until 2 February 2020 Ticket information: Book tickets


Iconic characters from DreamWorks Animation’s most celebrated films including Shrek, Trolls and How to Train Your Dragon are among the animations featured in this dynamic and interactive exhibition. Explore concept drawings, storyboards, models, masks, maps, photographs, posters, paintings and other original artworks from the studio’s archive.

Exhibition Ngulla Wellamunagaa Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 29 March 2020 Ticket information: Free

Ngulla Wellamunagaa: Trees that Have Survived and Revived presents stories that affirm ongoing connections to country and celebrate the survival, continuity and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. They are the stories that have survived and been revived.

Exhibition Landmarks Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The Landmarks gallery is located on two levels and features over 1500 objects. It explores Australian history since European settlement, through stories of Australian places from across the continent.

Exhibition First Australians Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily

The First Australians gallery is located on two levels and traces the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their spirituality, diversity, identity and survival.

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.

Tour First Australians tour Time: 3pm–4pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

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 Australian of the Year awards 2020 Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 16 February 2020 Ticket information: Free

Learn about the lives, aspirations and stories of extraordinary Australians through our annual exhibition of objects of personal significance chosen by Australian of the Year recipients from each state and territory.

Tour Building and architecture tour Time: 10am–11am Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

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.

Experience Kspace Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply for school groups

Kspace is the Museum’s interactive adventure game for kids. Open to school groups and general visitors at specified times. Plan your visit by checking our session times and booking requirements.

Experience Expedition 360 VR Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

A National Geographic VR Exploration into the Okavango Delta
Come face-to-face with elephants, lions and hippos as you explore one of the world’s largest wetlands with the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project team. Visit the incredibly beautiful and biodiverse Okavango Delta in a stunning 360-degree virtual reality experience.

Event Tails, tongues and tentacles SOLD OUT Time: 10.30am–1pm Date: Saturday 18 January 2020

Join puppet designer Philip Millar for a creative workshop where he will share some of his expertise in bringing fantasy creatures to life. For children 12 years and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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