National Museum of Australia

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National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia in Canberra explores the social history of Australia, including Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement, and our interaction with the environment. The museum is a fun and educational place for children and adults.

Activities include:

  • Viewing a variety of temporary and long term exhibitions showcasing Australian social history, represented by more than 200,000 objects
  • Interactive iPad museum game designed for students
  • Discovery Space program that allows you to engage with exhibitions by creating your own innovative take home piece or contribute to collaborative activities
  • Themed workshops with practising artists and experts

Age suitability

All ages

Duration

Enough to do and see for a half day.

Accessibility

The museum is set up for disabled access to all areas, including ramps, lifts and toilets. Trained and registered guide dogs are permitted.

Parking is available with a 4-hour limit, including disabled parking and parking areas for caravans, motorhomes, campervans and trailers. A bus service operates most days, and there are walking and cycling tracks to the museum.

Facilities

  • Fully equipped parenting room with private seating, changing and washing facilities and microwave.
  • Free strollers and wheelchairs are available for loan
  • Disabled toilets with baby change tables
  • Lifts for easy access to different floors
  • Guided tours
  • School education programs
  • Museum shop and cafe

Cost

General admission to the National Museum of Australia and permanent galleries is free. Some national and international temporary exhibitions and some special programs have a charge.

Opening hours

Open 9am–5pm daily, closed Christmas Day.

Website

http://www.nma.gov.au/

Contact details

Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula

Canberra, ACT 2601

Freecall 1800 026 132

02 6208 5000

information@nma.gov.au

 

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Date Created: November 16, 2012
 
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