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.
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.
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 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.
This guided tour provides an excellent introduction to the Museum, exploring highlights from our permanent exhibition galleries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A National Geographic VR Exploration into the Okavango DeltaCome 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.
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.
The National Museum of Australia acknowledges First Australians and recognises their continuous connection to country, community and culture.