The National Museum of Australia is a social history museum. It explores the land, nation and people of Australia with a focus on Indigenous histories and cultures, histories of European settlement and interaction with the environment.
Admission: General admission to the National Museum of Australia and the permanent galleries is free. Some temporary exhibitions and some special programs have a charge.
The Museum is located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin with bicycle paths leading to the National Museum and bicycle racks available for your use.
The National Museum of Australia is open 9am to 5pm daily, closed Christmas Day.
The Museum Shop is opened weekdays 10am to 5pm and 9am to 5pm on weekends/ public holidays.
The Museum Cafe is opened 9am to 4.45pm daily, closed Christmas Day.
Freecall: 1800 026 132