Nights at the Museum

Why not visit us after dark?

Open until 9pm every Thursday night


Opening Hours
10am - 5pm
Free General Entry
Closed Christmas Day
Where to find us
1 William Street
Sydney NSW 2010
Australia


The 2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world with this stunning photographic exhibition.

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COVID-19 safety

The Australian Museum is open with COVID-19 protocols in place, including vaccination requirements. Wearing a fitted face mask is mandatory.

COVID-19 protocols

Wild Planet

Welcome to life on Earth. Every one of Earth’s millions of species is unique, but they are all connected through evolution. Come and see life in all its glorious diversity – over 400 animals under one roof!

Permanent exhibition
Open daily
10am-5pm


200 Treasures of the Australian Museum

The Westpac Long Gallery showcases 100 treasures from our collections alongside the stories of the 100 people who’ve helped shape Australia.

Permanent exhibition
Open daily
10am - 5pm


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Read about our latest discoveries, research expeditions and collection objects on display.

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Australian Museum Shop

Advocating for the richness of life, the earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific, the Australian Museum Shop aims to ignite wonder through thinking, learning and play.

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