National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia explores the land, nation and people of Australia.

We focus on Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement and our interaction with the environment.

Meet at the Information Desk in the Hall of the National Museum of Australia to commence your tour. Overlooking Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Australia's capital city, Canberra, the National Museum of Australia explores Australian history and culture - Indigenous history, landscape, people, and the journeys that connect Australia with the world. The Museum Highlights tour which runs for 1 hour offers an excellent general introduction to the Museum's galleries. The waterfront cafe which is open from 9.00am for brunch and lunch options, offers commanding views over Lake Burley Griffin. The Museum Experience package offers either brunch or lunch option and the guided 1 hour Highlights tour (pre-bookings are advised to secure preferred time).

  1. Meet and greet service done by one of the Museum tour guides.
  2. Refreshment in the Museum member's "Friends Lounge".
  3. Tailored tour of the Museum - planned to suit a visitor's interests with a dedicated Museum Visitor Services Host.
  4. A voucher of 10% discount for purchases at the beautiful Museum Shop.

2.5 hours

Departure Point:
Information Desk in the Hall of the National Museum of Australia.

Meal with a glass of wine in the stunning waterfront Museum Cafe

Important Information:
  1. Cloaking - Items where any side is larger than 30cm such as bags, backpacks, umbrellas etc are not permitted in the exhibition areas. Free storage is available in the Hall cloakroom.
  2. Cameras - Photography is permitted in permanent galleries for private purposes only, using hand held equipment. Photography and filming of objects on loan and temporary exhibitions is not allowed. Labels state whether an object is from the National Museum of Australia's collection or elsewhere.

Child Policy:
  1. Infant: 0-4 years inclusive - free of charge.
  2. Child: 5-16 years inclusive - adult rates apply.

Cancellation Policy:
  1. No cancellations and refunds even for a no-show.

  1. Voucher will be emailed to you within 24 hours.
  2. Voucher valid till 31 MAR 19

Opening Hours:
Open 9am–5pm daily. closed Christmas Day (25th December)

What to Bring:
Comfortable shoes, camera


Guided Tour

Voucher will be emailed within 24 hours

Family - 2 adults 2 children


Secure Payment | No Booking Fees



Secure Payment | No Booking Fees

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