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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 20 people
  • must be made at least 48 hours in advance
  • phone +61 2 6208 5021 weekdays or email

Daily guided tours

Daily, Costs apply Building and architecture tour Discover stories of our building, design and landscapes in this hour-long tour.
Daily, costs apply First Australians tour Learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their history, culture and connection to country.
Temporarily unavailable Museum highlights Explore highlights from our collection in this excellent introduction to the Museum.

Premium tour packages

Temporarily unavailable In, above and behind the scenes Take a ride in a hot air balloon, with a behind-the-scenes tour and champagne breakfast.
Temporarily unavailable Out to the shed An incredible opportunity to see our 'off display' collection and storage facilities. Includes lunch
Temporarily unavailable 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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