National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula
Canberra ACT
Ph 1800 026 132 (freecall) or 02 6208 500
Open  9am to 5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)

The National Museum of Australia celebrates the people and culture of Australia. Through storytelling the museum explores the relationships of the Australian people to each other and the place where they live as well as to the objects and places in the country's history.
On the museum's website ( you can search the collections and learn about the galleries, special exhibitions, events and school holiday programs.
When you visit the museum be sure to ask for a copy of the free museum map. This will help to guide you around the buildings and surrounds.

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Journeys around NSW

  • The region has over 46 wineries and cellar doors for you to visit. Here we showcase some of the cool climate wines that are making the region famous. At many cellars doors, you will be able to meet the winemaker and hear of their passion for their wine and of our region. They will explain how our unique combination of altitude, cool climate, soils and topography provides Orange Region wines a unique point of difference.
  • It has attracted the rich and famous and those looking to escape life on the coast. Over the years it has welcomed Banjo Paterson, Henry Lawson, Fred Hollows and Dame Mary Durack and many more. You should see why!
  • Visit NSW and discover the states cities, towns and regions. Sydney Visitor Guide, Orange Region Visitor Guide, Bathurst Visitor Guide, North Coast, South Coast, Hunter, Central Coast and Country. Accommodation, events, shopping restaurants and more.
  • I don’t know if it is the altitude or the attitude but food does taste better in Orange. And if you marry your taste buds to a local wine such as Colmar Pinot Gris or a Brangayne Shiraz you will be in for a great food experience.
  • In Orange city and in the region, there are a plethora of amazing cafes. Some have recently opened, and there are many more on the horizon and the best of the original pioneers just get better.

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