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Tour Museum highlights tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply

10–11am and 1–2pm
This guided tour provides an excellent introduction to the Museum, exploring highlights from our permanent exhibition galleries.

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

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.

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 Old New Land Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free
The Old New Land gallery examines Australia’s diverse and unique species and environments by exploring how people have responded and adapted to the land over time.
Exhibition Journeys Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The Journeys gallery explores the fascinating journeys of people and objects that connect Australia to the world.

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


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 Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 24 February 2019 Ticket information: Free

Based on the popular television series, Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition is more than a showcase of old cars and clever repairs. It also explores the importance of the car in the outback and provides insights into the life and culture of the Warlpiri people of Central Australia.

Experience The Antarctica Experience VR Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets


Travel to Antarctica using the latest 360-degree virtual reality technology and follow in the footsteps of the scientists researching this mysterious continent. Bookings essential. Select your date and time at Eventbrite (booking fees apply)

Exhibition Antarctic LEGO ship Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 12 March 2019 Ticket information: Free

Investigate the detail in the wonderful new model Antarctic icebreaker LEGO ship created by the Brickman, Ryan McNaught, and his team. The replica RSV Nuyina is 3.2 metres long and includes 117,612 bricks. On display in the Gandel Atrium.

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