National Museum of Australia

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Australia’s stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia, on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. The Museum’s stunning architecture provides an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people.

Take a guided tour or wander solo through the many exhibitions. Get to know the real, the treasured, the surprising and the inspirational objects from Australian history.

Discover the stories and meanings hidden in the Museum building, design and landscapes on the 10 am or 2 pm daily Building and Architecture Guided Tour or join a Host Talk in the galleries, on the hour, between 10 am and 4 pm daily.

For a treat, why not book the Ultimate Museum Experience with a tour, a meal in the Museum Cafe and a voucher for the Museum Shop.


Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Gallery / Museum Interactive Centre Non Smoking Parents Room Picnic Area Public Telephone Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website). Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access


Australian Museums and Galleries Association Australian Tourism Export Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre


ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp ATEC India Host Australian Tourism Accreditation


Free Entry

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