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National Museum Of Australia

Discover where Australia's stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia. Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Canberra, the Museum's stunning architecture offers visitors an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. A great way to experience the Museum is to take a guided tour through the Museum's many exhibits (fees apply). Browse through the Museum Shop, which stocks a range of unique and beautiful Australian products. Enjoy breakfast or lunch in the Museum's stunning waterfront cafe with uninterrupted views - the best lakeside dining the nation's capital.

Top three experiences near National Museum Of Australia

1) Learn about Australia’s biggest heart, Phar Lap’s heart

2) Take a journey through the First Australians Gallery

3) Blast to the past in the new adventure game for kids, Kspace


At a glance


Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, ACT 2600


+61 2 6208 5115



[email protected]


Distance to Touring Route:

On touring route

Operating season:

Year round. Closed Christmas Day

Opening times:

9am - 5pm

Rate range:

Free general entry, tours and packages available from $10 - $50

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