Explore some of the museum's 140,000 collection items in this private behind-the-scenes VIP tour.
You will be given exclusive access to the museum’s collection stores and discover hidden gems not on display to the public.
Some of the items you’ll get to view include: the 1602 Blaeu celestial globe, Indigenous bark paintings and shell works, items from the legendary Batavia shipwreck, Shackleton-related polar exploration artefacts, delicate works of embroidery, books and journals, vintage swimwear, boats and ships not on public display and so much more.
You’ll see up-close the fascinating conservation and restoration work that goes into preparing items for exhibitions, the intricate work involved in caring for our collections and peek into the hidden world of a museum conservation lab.
Privately curated behind-the-scenes tour of the museum collections, stores and conservation laboratory. Entry to the museum and museum vessels including a submarine, tall ship and navy warship to explore at your own leisure after the tour.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Full terms and conditions will be provided during the booking process or upon request.