The National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia

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.

Opening hours:

The National Museum of Australia is open 9:00am to 5:00pm daily, closed Christmas Day.

The Museum Shop is opened weekdays 10:00am to 5:00pm and 9:00am to 5:00pm on weekends/ public holidays.

The Museum Cafe is opened 9:00am to 4:45pm daily, closed Christmas Day.

Freecall: 1800 026 132  


Cyclist Friendly Features:
Secure bike parking
Undercover Bike Parking
Change Rooms
Bathroom / Toilet
Hair Dryer
Water refills
Ironing Board
Bag storage
Bike pumps (Schrader&Presta)
Basic tool kit
Free wifi
Details of local bike routes
Details of bike hire locations
Food fuel - portable, healthy packaged snacks for purchase
Complimentary bike locks
Bike rider discounts
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