We're building a better museum

We are closed to the public to enable our major renovation, Project Discover.

Temporary closure until Spring 2020

Museum Renovation
Closed to the public
until Spring 2020
Where to find us
1 William Street
Sydney NSW 2010

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing in our climate-changed country? Share your images, see what others are capturing and how we are responding. These images chart impacts as well as solutions. They are striking and often beautiful but reveal a planet in peril.


Sydney Science Trail

Join our free jam-packed online experience for National Science Week! You'll be inspired by live virtual events and interactive learning activities to make you wonder and excite the scientist in you.

15 August - 15 September 2020

Australian Museum’s response to COVID-19

The Australian Museum has decided to cancel or postpone public programs and events until further notice.

Virtual tour

Explore the Australian Museum galleries with Google Arts&Culture virtual reality!

Permanent exhibitions

Functions and venues

Selected Australian Museum event spaces are still available for functions.

Bookings available

Australian Museum Membership

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Great benefits

Museum news

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

Blog posts
Podcast series
Explore magazine
Future plans

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