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Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Excellent value for money
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Private guide for a more personalized experience
The National Museum of Australia is where Australia's stories come alive. Located on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin, the Museum's stunning architecture provides an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. Get to know the real, the treasured, the surprising and the inspirational objects from Australian history. See some of the nation's most popular and important objects all in one place, from Phar Lap's heart and the Holden Prototype No.1 to bark paintings and ochre used by Aboriginal artists over 50,000 years ago. Striking building and architecture - The National Museum of Australia opened in 2001 in a building designed by Melbourne architects Ashton Raggatt McDougall and Peckvonhartel, following an international design competition. The building reflects the many intertwined stories that make up Australia’s history.
Sample Menu: Museum Cafe
Light Meals and Snacks
• Sourdough toast w/ preserves • Toasted sourdough fruit loaf, banana bread or date & walnut loaf • Lemon, raspberry & candied ginger loaf • Chunky beef & mushroom pie w/ sauce • Homemade sausage roll w/ sauce • Beer battered chips w/ aioliToasties
• Swiss cheese, tomato & pesto mayo on sourdough • Spiced pumpkin, baby spinach & haloumi on Turkish pide • Ham, gruyere & tomato on sourdough • Chicken, brie & caramelized onion on focacciaSpecials
• Soup of the day w/ a ciabatta roll • Roast pumpkin, rocket & goats cheese tart w/ garden salad • Lamb, potato & rosemary pot pie w/ garden salad • Spinach & feta filo pie w/ garden salad • Pulled pork roll w/ savoy cabbage slaw & crackling • Grilled chicken BLT on turkish pide & shoestring fries • Grilled asparagus & haloumi w/ rocket, pear & walnut salad • Sumac-spiced swordfish w/ roast eggplant, broad beans & herb salad • Warm salad of smoked duck, mango, mint & rocket with chili lime dressing
Breakfast or Lunch at the Museum Cafe. The Museum Cafe is open 9am to 4.45pm; lunch is available on weekdays until 2pm; brunch and lunch are available on weekends and public holidays until 2pm)
One glass of either wine/beer or soft drink or coffee/tea
Guided tour with Museum tour guide
A $20 shopping voucher at the Museum Shop (The Museum Shop discount applies to full-priced items, single transaction only, and cannot be redeemed for cash)
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, unless specified
Admission to temporary exhibition with a charge (available for purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Most travelers can participate
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
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.