10–11am and 1–2pmThis guided tour provides an excellent introduction to the Museum, exploring highlights from our permanent exhibition galleries.
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.
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.
The Journeys gallery explores the fascinating journeys of people and objects that connect Australia to the world.
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.
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.
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)
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.
The National Museum of Australia acknowledges First Australians and recognises their continuous connection to country, community and culture.