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- Building and Architecture Tour
- Entry/Admission - National Museum of Australia
- The listed price does not include a parking fee, payable at the time of arrival to the Museum car park.
- Food and drinks
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- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Present your either printed or electronic voucher (e-vouchers) with photo ID to matching the booking name in exchange for your activity. Without proof of purchase and photo ID, the Museum reserves the right to charge visitors for the cost of the tour per person.
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- On arrival proceed to the Information Hub to redeem your voucher
- Wheelchairs, prams and motorised scooters are available for hire from the Information Desk
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
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National Museum of Australia
- H1204WGandrewr00A truly bizarre experience.I've gone to my country's museum expecting to see something on how Australia developed over the ages; instead there was a mismatched wishwash of some 20th century stuff. Extra kudos to the 2014 painting hanging upstairs - I'm honestly unsure how that was judge to be historic and worthy of being in a museum?
- Y9295OLjimk00Disappointing waste of parking feeDisappointing, without doubt the least interesting museum I have ever visited. For the National Museum it’s displays are erratic and any information was sparse. Compared to other museums they have lots of room but very few pisplays. They have gone for Arty instead of good informative displays.
- NormTravelYounger00One of the better museums I have visitedTerrific museum, and especially good for someone who has little knowledge of the Australian history, culture, or topography of the country. Beautifully laid out, great presentations.
- katejim100DisappointingWe enjoy museums, but this experience was very disappointing; it is very dark, the writing/labelling is small and very hard to read. It doesn't really tell the whole history of Australia. The most disappointing visit to a museum we have ever had. The building is very modern, and clean. The staff were friendly on entry.
- willsA320YR00DisappointingVery disappointing for a National Museum . All about 1st Nations and protests about lots of things. Very very little on early Australia and Australians. The description of what is in the display is small and hard to read in the semi light. Some good stuff especially the whales. Not a patch on the QLD Museum in Brisbane.
- annesK8624RJ00An excellent tour.An informative tour and an excellent museum. I think that I learnt more on the tour of the galleries we visited than I would have wandering alone. I would have happily spent longer listening to our guide and getting extra insight into the different sections.
- M7328SAlaurav00Beautiful, highly recommend!Fascinating stories, beautiful museum. Amazing, knowledgeable guide. I would highly recommend! I even got emotional and afterwards just sat next to the water contemplating for a while!
- 361allyk00greatThe museum was by the lake, which is quite a view. Also, they got the best staff here, Thank you, Fiona, thank you for your help. Ally from Guangzhou
- 125tamarar00Feared and Revered ExhibitionWe visit the NMA each time we come to Canberra. This time it was to see the Feared and Revered exhibition - which is EXCELLENT!!! 10 stars out of 5. The museum itself has changed a bit since we were last there but was lacking anything really new to see (in fact we think there are less displays than our last visit). The rotating theatre is gone, and so is the more kid focused space where your art was put into a computer. Still worth the visit but maybe only if you are seeing an advertised exhibit.
- C8428BFchrisw00Ok museumA good place to visit but was nothing special - good history of Australia split into different topics. Wouldn’t need to spend more than a couple of hours here
- anthonyo17600Amazing and honoured experienceThe whole experience was an honour, we did the whole tour, gained a lot more insight into the wars that our men and women endured. Stayed for the most moving part, which was the last post. This will stay with me forever.
- yazitravels00Very bigOhh wow, we really didn't expect the museum to be so big. There is a parking however you have to pay to park. There are spaces dedicated to long veihcules. We only paid for an hour. That was before seeing the size of the museum. You definetly need more than an hour to visit. At least 2 hours. Also good for kids.
- IanRR25506000Take a flashlightFabulous, fabulous building in a magical location, lovely people... but the lighting... Whether this was some form of artistic expression or mood setting I'll never know, but internal galleries were dimly lit, almost dark. Some displays (eg rocks & minerals) were so shadowy that my digital camera (not phone) told me not to bother. I've thought back through the museums I've visited - there must be hundreds - and I can't remember a single one so gloomy. Take a flashlight.
- Wingecarribee00A nice thing to doLike most museums for people who like exploring museums there is something of interest to see in the National Museum. A nice setting at the edge of Lake Burley Griffin. I walked there from the city. The current free entry Great Southern Land Exhibition has some fascinating exhibits and stories. Various themes mix natural and cultural history. Indigenous times through to climate change science (e.g. a drill that was used to extract ice cores from Antarctica). Great aesthetics. There were many items that caught my attention, things I had read or heard about but not seen. Some hands on activities for families. A good café. Gift Shop has some nice things though pricey. Can also sit outdoors and take in the lake and surrounds.
- karenzmcbride00National Museum of Australia free and fabulousThis stunning building is one of the last major places I’ve visited in the capital. It’s family friendly and as beautiful on the inside as out. We visited on a public holiday and the car park was full, so take that into consideration when planning. It was also raining and there’s little protection from the sweeping veranda as you enter, but warm and roomy within. We spent about 3 hours, as 4 adults, and viewed the general gallery, which is a non-sequential array of Australian things past and present, artistically arranged, a floor of machinery and history, another of First Australians and then we attended the VR presentation of Antarctica which was brilliant. Other exhibitions were on offer. There are outside displays, too, if weather permits. There was time to sit in the large cafe, where views and food are wide-ranging, although the latter a little pricey. the gift shop is full of fabulous temptations. A free (if you don’t attend a special exhibition) event that will certainly entertain and educate people of any age.
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