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Exhibition Ancient Greeks Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 1 May 2022 Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

Explore sport, politics, drama, music and warfare, illuminated by more than 170 objects from the British Museum.

Exhibition 2022 Australian of the Year exhibition Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 14 February 2022 Ticket information: Free

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.

Event Techne Time school holiday activity

Please note this activity at the Museum has been suspended until further notice.
Inspired by the stories and myths in the Ancient Greeks exhibition, children can however still have fun at home these summer holidays. Check out our free instructions and video on how to make your own comic at home.

Exhibition Talking Blak to History Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

Talking Blak to History in our First Australians gallery features powerful objects and stories that speak to the aftermath of colonisation, of survival and resilience.

Tour Host talks Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

On the hour between 10am and 4pm
Join a free 10-minute host talk in our First Australians or Landmarks galleries or the Garden of Australian Dreams.

Tour Building and architecture tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

10am and 2pm 
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.

Exhibition Inbetween Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily until 12 June 2022 Ticket information: Free

Immerse yourself in this large-scale filmic experience from Australia’s pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture.

Tour First Australians tour Date: Daily Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

3–4pm
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.

Event Online teacher event: Australian Perspectives Time: 10am–11.15am Date: Monday 24 January 2022 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us for the premiere screening of Australian Perspectives: First Nations, Gender, Migration. Steph Tisdell, Professor Clare Wright and Saroo Brierly will share their personal stories and reflect on the defining moments that have shaped them.

Time Traveller's Book Club – Broken Song: TGH Strehlow and Aboriginal Possession Time: 11am–12pm Date: Tuesday 25 January 2022 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

This biography of TGH Strehlow, a literary giant of Australian anthropology, also provides a history of Central Australia after initial European incursions into the region. It explores Strehlow’s creative role in translation – recording Arrernte traditions in English during the day and rendering the Bible into Arrernte at night. Exclusive to Friends. Join Friends

Event Australia Day fire ceremony concert Time: 5pm–9pm Date: Tuesday 25 January 2022 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us for a family-friendly evening of First Nations culture and performing arts kicked off by a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony. Artists include Lucas Proudfoot, the Muggera family and the Riverbank Band.

Event Australia Day family day Time: 10am–2pm Date: Wednesday 26 January 2022 Ticket information: Free entry, some activities cost Ticket information: Book tickets

Come along for our smoking ceremony, followed by weaving demonstrations, talks, fun activities and more. Explore our exhibitions and share a memorable day at the Museum.

Event Australia Day Busby Marou concert Time: 6pm–10pm Date: Wednesday 26 January 2022 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us as the sun goes down and we conclude Australia Day with this relaxed, family-friendly concert, featuring Busby Marou, Nancy Bates and Dale Huddleston and the Riverbank Band.

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