- Opening Hours
Closed Christmas Day
- Where to find us
1 William Street
Sydney NSW 2010
Plan your visit
From dinosaurs to rooftop dining, the transformed Australian Museum has something for everyone. Open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Sunday, and open late until 9pm on Wednesdays, plan your visit to the Australian Museum and discover the extraordinary exhibitions on display.
Australian Museum news
Discover our research behind the scenes, read stories from our collections and learn about the latest fieldwork findings in our blog.
Where nature, science and culture intersect
We are Australia’s first museum, and have over 21 million scientific specimens and cultural objects in our collections. Learn more from First Nations people, discover thousands of animal factsheets and explore our online education resources.
Make a donation. Become a member or volunteer. Or put your passion into practice on a citizen science project. Find out how you can get involved with the Australian Museum.
About the Museum
The Australian Museum has been inspiring exploration of nature and culture for more than 190 years. Learn more about what we do, our extraordinary collections or our fascinating history.
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