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The National Museum welcomes kids and encourages exploration of our exhibitions, outdoor spaces and online activities.

Discovery Centre

Tuesdays and Thursdays during ACT school term Story time
Weekly during school term, costs apply Pyramid making
Monthly, costs apply Discovery Centre quiet hours
Event Free community day in the Discovery Centre Date: Monday, March 11, 2024 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Play free at the Tim and Gina Fairfax Discovery Centre in celebration of the National Museum of Australia’s birthday. For children of all abilities from birth to 6 years.

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Tours and experiences

See VR age guidance, costs apply
Try our virtual reality experiences or join a guided tour.

Kids audio tour

Ages 6–12, free
Use your own device to take our self-guided Egypt exhibition tour with Cleocatra and Ahmose.

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