The National Museum of Australia brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia. Learn about Australia’s Big Histories on a private curator-led tour or discover where Australia’s stories come alive with the Ultimate Museum Experience.
The Museum is located on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin and is renowned for its stunning architecture.
The Museum tells the comprehensive story of Australia from 65,000 years ago to the present day through compelling objects, ideas, events and displays, focussing on Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement and our interaction with the environment. The Museum’s exhibition program brings the world’s cultures to Australia and presents Australia’s history and culture to the world.
With its waterfront café and quality gift shop, a visit to the Museum is a great way to learn about Australia’s land, nation and people.
Gallery of First Australians, Credit: Tourism Australia