Australian Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Australian Museum is currently undergoing a $57.5 million refurbishment and expansion. The museum will be temporarily closed to the public from 19 August 2019 until mid 2020.

Established in 1827, the Australian Museum (AM) is Australia’s first museum and has been at the forefront of scientific research, collection and education for more than 185 years. Through exhibitions and other public programs the AM continues to inform and amaze generations of visitors about the unique flora, fauna and cultures of Australia and the Pacific.

The Wild Planet exhibition highlights the importance of biodiversity through 400 amazing animals and their connections to one another in the Tree of Life.

Experience the stories of Indigenous Australians in their own words, or discover Australia’s strange and notorious animals. With its combination of the latest technology, ongoing research and impressive collections, the AM always surprises.

Be inspired to explore, understand and care for this world at the Australian Museum.


Aboriginal Culture An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website). Cafe Caters for hearing impairment Conference/Convention Facilities Discover Aboriginal Experiences Family Free Wifi Indigenous experiences and/or cultural immersion Indigenous Tourism Champion International Lockers Public Telephone Public Toilet Shop Signature Experiences Walk Walks


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Trading Times

Check In: 9:30 am
Check Out: 5:00 pm

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