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COVID-19 Safety Alert

The Australian Museum (AM) is committed to protecting the health of visitors and staff and minimising the spread of COVID-19. In line with the new restrictions announced by the NSW Government, wearing a fitted face mask is compulsory while you are visiting the Australian Museum from 5PM on Thursday 6 May 2021.

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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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Bayala Nura: Yarning Country

Explore and celebrate Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through a rich diversity of objects and stories of living culture. See more than 250 fascinating objects from Indigenous communities around 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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Surviving Australia

Uncover the secrets of Australia’s weird and wonderful wildlife, including our most-curious living species and the giant megafauna from the past, as you explore the variety of fascinating adaptations to life on this island continent.

Permanent exhibition
Open daily 10am-5pm


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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