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Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Historical Objects in the National Museum of Australia

Interior of the National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia profiles 50,000 years of Indigenous heritage and it documents with historical objects the developments of Australia.

Among the many historical objects in the National Museum of Australia, some of the following are highlights:


“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.”
– Anon


Photo Credit: By Bidgee (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons