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  • Open
  • Free general admission

Take our Building and architecture tour or join a free host talk across our Museum galleries, Gandel Atrium and garden spaces.

Find more details at the Information Desk, where you can also collect a free birdwatching booklet about birds you might see at the Museum. Our virtual reality experience and some tours are temporarily unavailable.


Daily, 9am–5pm, book now, free Endeavour Voyage Explore the Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians. Tickets are timed.
Building and architecture Discover the stories and meanings hidden in the Museum building, design and landscapes.
Forecourt Garden Explore our new Forecourt Garden — a place of welcome, a space to rest and reflect, to play and explore.
Tasting Australia with Adam Shipp Experience the sights and scents of the season in our new Forecourt Garden.
Virtual gallery tours See our exhibitions, ask questions and engage in conversation in a free, live virtual tour of the Museum.
Family activities The Museum welcomes kids and encourages exploration of our exhibitions and outdoor spaces.

Tours for groups

Learn more about our group tours with 20% discount rates for groups of 20+ people and wholesale rates for tourism and tour operators (temporarily unavailable).

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