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This year the National Museum of Australia celebrates 20 years since opening its doors at Acton, in Canberra. Explore our special birthday year exhibitions and events.

Read Museum Director Mathew Trinca's reflections in our 20 years young blog post.

Director's message on the Museum's 20th anniversary 2:45

Explore our birthday year exhibitions and events

Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion Celebrate art, history and culture.
This is us: A musical reflection of Australia Grigoryan Brothers Buy the CD and learn about the historical objects that inspired this suite of original compositions.
It’s Time for True Constitutional Recognition Noel Pearson argues for constitutional change in our inaugural Australia Speaks address.
Gallery development Learn about our new Great Southern Land environmental history gallery and Discovery Centre, opening in late 2021.

Banner image: Strange Fruit performing at the Museum's opening day at Acton Peninsula, 11 March 2001. National Museum of Australia

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