Whales | Tohorā

Discover the giants of the ocean

Exhibition on now until
28 April 2019

Museum Opening Hours
9.30am - 5.00pm
Monday - Sunday
Closed Christmas Day
Where to find us
1 William Street
Sydney NSW 2010

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018

Witness nature at its most dramatic, graceful and unexpected with this stunning collection of breathtaking photographs celebrating our natural heritage. On now!

Temporary exhibition
Until 28 January 2019

200 Treasures of the Australian Museum

The Westpac Long Gallery showcases 100 treasures from our collections alongside the stories of 100 of Australia’s most-influential people.

Permanent exhibition
Open daily

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An Australian Museum Membership is an enduring and thoughtful gift for lovers of culture, science, history and art.

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Bayala Nura: Yarning Country

Explore and celebrate Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through a rich diversity of objects and stories of living culture. See more than 250 fascinating objects from Indigenous communities around Australia.

Permanent exhibition
Open daily

Visiting information

From dinosaurs, precious gemstones to cultural treasures from Australia and the Pacific, the Australian Museum has something for everyone. Open daily 9.30am-5pm, except Christmas day.

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Birds of Australia

Meet some of Australia’s most famous and fascinating feathered residents and learn about the ingenious ways they have adapted to life on the continent they call home.

Permanent exhibition
Open daily


How well do you know your dinosaurs? Discover the amazing creatures that ruled the world until 65 million years ago in this exhibition that brings the Mesozoic era to life.

Permanent exhibition
Open daily

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