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The National Museum of Australia is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. Read more in our coronavirus statement

  • Closed
  • Free general admission

Group bookings

We welcome group bookings. Groups can take any of our daily tours at any of these times:

  • 9–10am
  • 11am–12pm
  • 2–3pm


  • minimum 10 people
  • maximum 40 people
  • must be made at least 48 hours in advance
  • groups of more than 20 people may receive a 20% discount on some tours
  • phone +61 2 6208 5021 weekdays or email

Explore our daily guided tours

Building and architecture Discover the stories and meanings hidden in the Museum building, design and landscapes.
Museum highlights Explore highlights from our collection in this excellent introduction to the Museum.
First Australians Learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their history, culture and connection to country.

Explore our premium tour packages from 1 April 2020

In, above and behind the scenes Take a ride in a hot air balloon, with a behind-the-scenes tour and champagne breakfast.
Out to the shed An incredible opportunity to see our 'off display' collection and storage facilities. Includes lunch
Big histories See some of the largest objects at the Museum on an exclusive, curator-led tour.

Wholesale rates

We offer wholesale rates for guided tours, exhibitions and select merchandise to tourism and tour operators.

Rates and sales inquiries: Tourism Development Coordinator, phone +61 2 6208 5021 or email

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