Visit the Australian Museum to find out why

Why does my story come with a catch?

Why does my story come with a catch?

Share in the traditional knowledge and living culture of Australia’s First Nations in the Australian Museum’s First Nations Gallery on level Upper Ground. In Garrigarrang (Sea Country), explore the rich cultures and spiritual traditions of the Salt Water People who call Sea Country home.

Why is kelp the new climate warrior?

Why is kelp the new climate warrior?

Learn about the causes and solutions to climate change in our permanent display Changing Climate on Level 2 in Surviving Australia. Discover what life in Australia will look like in 2040 if we don’t take action, and what you and I can do to make a difference.

Why Dinosaurs at the Australian Museum?

Why all these teeth when I don't chew my food?

Discover dinosaurs and our natural world when visiting the Australian Museum's Dinosaurs permanent exhibition, open daily on Level 2.

Why isn’t easy being green?

Why isn’t it easy being green?

Australian science is leading the world in climate solutions. Discover solutions for addressing climate change, including technological, natural and community solutions.

Listen to Country

Why is it so important to listen to Country?

We are all connected to Country so it is important to understand how everything works and notice when patterns change. Find out how to listen to Country and why it is so important.

Why did I choose to go with the flow?

Why did I choose to go with the flow?

Be transported on an immersive journey through the eyes of burra (eel) in the Australian Museum’s new Burra learning and play space.


Opening hours

The Australian Museum is open everyday, except Christmas Day.

Opening hours are:

  • 10am - 5pm Monday to Sunday
  • 10am – 9pm on Wednesdays.

Entry fees

Experience the revamped Australian Museum with free entry!

General admission to the Australian Museum is free for adults and children, for a limited time. Free general admission includes all permanent exhibitions.

Entry fees apply to special exhibitions and tickets may be required for programs and events. Find out more in our What's On calendar of exhibitions and events.


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