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Exhibition Endeavour Voyage Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

Explore the Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians in our new exhibition marking the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour's voyage up the east coast of Australia. Tickets are timed to assist in social distancing for the safety of visitors and our staff. Visitors who arrive without a ticket will be welcomed into the exhibition when space permits.

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.

Event Object Club: Talking Blak to History — SOLD OUT Time: 10.30am–11.30am Date: Friday 25 September 2020 Ticket information: Free

Join Margo Neale, Head of Centre for Indigenous Knowledges, as she takes you on a guided tour of this remarkable exhibition. Free, exclusive to Museum Friends. Bookings essential. Join Friends

Event Family school holiday trails Time: 9am–5pm Date: Monday 28 September 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

Discover the stories behind some of the amazing objects on show in our galleries. Two self-guided family trails are available, for ages 2–5 and 5–8 years. See what you can find along the way.

Event Make your own mascot Time: 9am–5pm Date: Monday 28 September 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

See our 2000 Sydney Olympic Games display then pick up one of our school holiday activity packs and get creative. Using the craft materials supplied, make your own mascot. Work in our Gandel Atrium or take your pack home.

Event Family school holiday trails Time: 9am–5pm Date: Tuesday 29 September 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

Discover the stories behind some of the amazing objects on show in our galleries. Two self-guided family trails are available, for ages 2–5 and 5–8 years. See what you can find along the way.

Event Make your own mascot Time: 9am–5pm Date: Tuesday 29 September 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

See our 2000 Sydney Olympic Games display then pick up one of our school holiday activity packs and get creative. Using the craft materials supplied, make your own mascot. Work in our Gandel Atrium or take your pack home.

Event Make your own mascot Time: 9am–5pm Date: Wednesday 30 September 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

See our 2000 Sydney Olympic Games display then pick up one of our school holiday activity packs and get creative. Using the craft materials supplied, make your own mascot. Work in our Gandel Atrium or take your pack home.

Event Family school holiday trails Time: 9am–5pm Date: Wednesday 30 September 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

Discover the stories behind some of the amazing objects on show in our galleries. Two self-guided family trails are available, for ages 2–5 and 5–8 years. See what you can find along the way.

Event Make your own mascot Time: 9am–5pm Date: Thursday 1 October 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

See our 2000 Sydney Olympic Games display then pick up one of our school holiday activity packs and get creative. Using the craft materials supplied, make your own mascot. Work in our Gandel Atrium or take your pack home.

Event Family school holiday trails Time: 9am–5pm Date: Thursday 1 October 2020 Ticket information: $2, Mkids Free

Discover the stories behind some of the amazing objects on show in our galleries. Two self-guided family trails are available, for ages 2–5 and 5–8 years. See what you can find along the way.

Experience Museum Shop Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily

The Museum Shop stocks beautiful homewares, glassware, jewellery, Indigenous products, an extensive selection of toys, books, bath and body products, candles, giftware and more.

Experience Museum Cafe Date: Daily

Stunning architecture and spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin combine to create the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, lunch or an afternoon tea escape with friends.

Check our Museum Cafe page for times

Exhibition Gandel Atrium Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

See highlights from our collection, big and small. A great place to start your Museum visit.

Exhibition First Australians Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

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.

Exhibition Landmarks Time: 9am–5pm Date: Daily Ticket information: Free

The Landmarks gallery explores Australian history since European settlement, through stories of Australian places from across the continent.

Event Online only: After the Flames — Fire and conservation Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Date: Thursday 24 September 2020

Join us to hear stories of loss and resilience, conservation and collection. Curator Libby Stewart and conservator Natalie Ison will discuss the Museum’s bushfire collecting project and explain how fire-related objects are conserved for the future. Watch Live at the Museum on our YouTube channel.

Online only: Time Traveller's Book Club — Our Friends Beneath the Sands Time: 11am–12pm Date: Tuesday 29 September 2020 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential

This gripping boy’s-own history of the French Foreign Legion in the Sahara is by Martin Windrow, Orion Publishing, 2010. This is one of the few accessible histories of the western and central Sahara, in this case, one framed around France’s military activity in this desert. Exclusive to Museum Friends. Join Friends

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