Join Senior Curator Libby Stewart to examine key objects in Decoded: 75 Years of the Australian Signals Directorate. This exhibition on the history of Australia’s oldest national intelligence organisation ends on 24 July 2022. The earlier 10.30am tour booked out. Exclusive to Friends. Join Friends
An incisive evening of Australian classical and art music responding to the footprint of culture. Featuring new music from composer / drummer / rapper Rhyan Clapham a.k.a. DOBBY exploring the complex relationship between memory, history and power.
This guided tour provides an excellent introduction to the Museum, exploring highlights from our permanent exhibition galleries.
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.
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.
10amThis 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.
Immerse yourself in this large-scale filmic experience from Australia’s pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture.
3–4pmTake 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.
Take an unprecedented glimpse at the history of Australia’s oldest national intelligence organisation, from its origins in the Second World War to cyber challenges today. Visitors can find out if they have what it takes to be a cyber security operative and to work in a team to complete a mission before time runs out.
See stunning objects alongside a newly commissioned range of appliances in a partnership between First Nations peoples, Breville and the National Museum in An Aboriginal Culinary Journey: Designed for Living.
See Connection: Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples in a spectacular immersive experience, in an exclusive world premiere from Grande Experiences, developed in partnership with the National Museum of Australia.
Join Yolŋu songman Daniel Wilfred and Korean jazz vocalist Sunny Kim in an Australian Art Orchestra musical collaboration. Performing for one night only, Hand to Earth is a beautiful invitation to share culture and learn from each other.
10am–1pmDrop in, explore and make your mark in our new Tim and Gina Fairfax Discovery Centre Workshop. Collaborate and connect through fun art and play. Places are limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
From 7 July 2022Belonging: Stories from Far North Queensland is the first in a three-part exhibition series that captures generations of First Nations cultural knowledge shaped by a profound relationship to Country.
90-minute tours leaving at 12.30pm and 3pmJoin a seasonal walk through our Christina and Trevor Kennedy Garden as Adam Shipp of Yurbay Consultancies shares his passion for native plants. Includes the opportunity to sample some of the flavours found in and around Canberra.
90-minute tours leaving at 9.30am and 12pmJoin a seasonal walk through our Christina and Trevor Kennedy Garden as Adam Shipp of Yurbay Consultancies shares his passion for native plants. Includes the opportunity to sample some of the flavours found in and around Canberra.
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The National Museum of Australia acknowledges First Australians and recognises their continuous connection to Country, community and culture.