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Exhibition DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Time: 9am–5pm Ticket information: 12 September 2019 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 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 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.

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.

Event DreamWorks ‘quiet hours’ CANCELLED Time: 4pm–6pm Date: Tuesday 10 December 2019

Come and see DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition during our ‘quiet hours’ sessions, suitable for anyone who prefers a quieter visitor experience. Developed in partnership with Autism Spectrum Australia.

Event All Aboard! Picnic and paddle steamer party Time: 10.30am–12.30pm Date: Wednesday 11 December 2019 Ticket information: Free for Mkids, $5 child Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us for a special end-of-year picnic. Hop onboard the 141-year-old Paddle Steamer Enterprise, sing and dance with the amazing Cherie Kotek, have your face painted or try your hand at some craft activities. Limited availability, bookings essential.
Note: PS Enterprise tours cancelled due to poor air quality. Music and craft relocated to the Gandel Atrium bay windows.

Event Australian architecture and design event Time: 5.30pm–7pm Date: Wednesday 11 December 2019 Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us on a tour as we unravel the symbolic significance of the Museum's building and garden architecture and design. The tour will be followed by a talk on Australian design by Swayn Senior Fellow, Adrienne Erickson. Wine and cheese will be served in the Forecourt garden. Meet at the Information Desk. Exclusive to Museum Friends. Join Friends

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