The virtual tour is ideally viewed via high speed internet connections. Please refresh your web browser if you have any issues with media loading. For best playback, we recommend using Chrome web browser.
Users in the virtual tour with an Oculus headset can trigger an immersive VR enabled experience. Simply access the tour on your preferred device (Recommended for Oculus Quest 2), click on the VR icon down the bottom right of the screen and select Enter VR.
For navigation instructions, click Help on the bottom right hand side of the interactive tour window.
Moving and turning
You can navigate through the space by clicking in the direction you like to travel. The circles located on the floor of the exhibition are designated areas that allow you to stand in front of an object or artwork.
To turn, use your mouse to click and drag and rotate in any direction.
You can also use the arrow keys to turn left and right or move forwards and backwards.
To zoom in and out, use the scroll wheel on your mouse or the plus and minus keys on your keyboard
There are coloured markers called Mattertags throughout the exhibition which can be accessed and read by clicking on them. A larger image of the text will appear.
You can explore the multimedia content by simply clicking on the audio and video icons, which will start playing.
Explore the Unsettled exhibition
Delve into our First Nations led exhibition Unsettled and experience a 360 degree interactive virtual tour featuring embedded audio guides and multimedia content. In this powerful exhibition, First Nations voices reveal the hidden stories of devastation, survival and the fight for recognition. Unsettled illuminates the power of truth-telling to realise change and how to step towards healing for a shared future.
Explore the Spark exhibition
Explore the virtual tour of Spark to learn about inventions and innovative approaches offering positive solutions to the climate crisis. From First Nations innovators to the inventors of Wi-Fi, Australian thinkers have led the way. And now, they're taking on one of our greatest challenges: climate change.
See some of the technology and practices Australians are working on to reduce pollution, create affordable and clean energy, support the richness of plant and animal life, and ensure a livable future for all.
Explore 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum
In this virtual tour, explore the magnificently restored Westpac Long Gallery showcasing 100 treasures of the Australian Museum alongside the stories of 100 of Australia’s most-influential people.
Discover precious objects that tell fascinating stories about the Australian Museum and the wonders of the natural world. Along with these unique objects, learn about the stories of 100 extraordinary Australian treasures who have shaped Australia and made it the country it is today.
Google Cultural Institute at the Australian Museum
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