The National Museum of Australia is a national museum situated in Canberra, Australia. The museum was established in 1980 but it did not move to its current home till 2001 when a purpose-built building was built to the designs created by architect Howard Raggatt. The museum preserves and interprets Australian social history, looking into the key issues and people and events that have shaped the nation. The museum gives a deep understanding of Aboriginal history as well as modern day history with various detailed exhibitions.
If you are travelling to the museum by car, the museum has an onsite car park available for visitors to use. The local 7, 81, 934 and 981 bus services stop at the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open daily, 9am-5pm. Admission to the museum is free. The museum has tour guides available for a fee. The museum has an onsite cafe and shop.