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National Museum of Australia

Lawson Crescent | Acton Peninsula, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 1800 026 132
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Discover where Australia’s stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia. Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, the Museum’s stunning architecture offers visitors an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. Take a guided tour through the Museum’s many exhibitions (fees apply). The Museum’s expert Visitor Services Hosts will bring stories to life and reveal the history behind the objects on display.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lawson Crescent | Acton Peninsula, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 1800 026 132
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots to see and do here. I went to the Seven Sisters Songline exhibition and enjoyed it (closes 28 Feb) but also saw the free Galleries and lots of other free and informative exhibits. The cafe was disappointing and I had to get a refund...More

Thank 775traveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

There’s plenty to see here and you’ll need to give yourself time to take it in. We went to see the exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters. That alone took four hours - including a half hour lunch on overlooking the banks of the lake....More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spend about an hour viewing this incredible exhibition . Visual presentations of art work, both on canvas and other materials, as well as visual experience in separate small cinema. Very reasonable price at $15 entrance to this beautiful venue and exhibition.

Thank Mary-Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We set out to specifically see one exhibition and discovered another, absolute gem. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank stillnotfussed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staggeringly good. Decided last night this was not to be missed , jumped in the car scooted 6 hours up the Hume. Jagged the last room at University House( a mid century marvel) bounced out this morning to eat a delicious breakfast at morcan and...More

Thank e d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was great to take my kids to this museum. Great display of authentic and genuine artifacts to showcase Australia’s history. Was fantastic to see the first prototype Holden.

Thank Dazza224
Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection contains a few interesting objects, but they are so badly displayed and explained that they make no sense to the visitor. This museum is arrogant post-modernist rubbish in full flight, no continuity, no sense and irritating disjointed arrangements, a car here, a dress...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can dash around in under two hours, but if you really want to stop and study things then you will have to allow at least half a day.

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you’re visiting Canberra see these. If you’re thinking of visiting Canberra see these. If you’ve a day. Make it a day. If you’ve a few hours. Make it a few hours. If you’ve an hour. Make it an hour. If the latter, walk around...More

Thank madameshawshank
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole museum - and this exhibition in particular - are excellent. We were driving up from Melbourne especially to see this exhibition. I tried to book tickets online and their booking system would only book 8 days in advance. I called the museum and...More

Thank MelbourneWriter
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Jennifer Q
7 October 2016|
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Response from Necdet V | Reviewed this property |
Route 934 from City Bus Station or 30-35 minutes walk
21 September 2016|
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Response from 255100Mark | Reviewed this property |
Same places we went. War memorial especially. There were lots of kids there. Make sure you are there for the ceremony at the end of the day. Lots if teenagers there.
Nina L
13 June 2016|
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Response from MGK1970 | Reviewed this property |
5 yo yes your younger one may be a bit bored.