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Wander through old favourites or discover the new exhibitions at Australia’s oldest Museum.

Self-guided tours can be scheduled for the below exhibitions. To see exhibition and learning resources designed for these galleries, head to our website and explore our education resources.

Wild Planet
Earth is home but it’s not just ours. Parading for you in Wild Planet are around 400 of the amazing animal species we share our planet with.

Planet of Minerals featuring the Albert Chapman Collection
Step into a glittering world of colour and light and discover a collection renowned for its mineralogical diversity, crystal perfection and aesthetic appeal, including an impressive number of specimens found here in Australia!

Surviving Australia
Get close to some intriguing Australian fauna, and discover a world beneath the waves.

200 Treasures
This magnificently restored gallery showcases 100 objects and 100 people that have influenced the museum, nation and region and reveals the unexpected stories that make them treasures.

Suitable for all Stages, these activities are part of the Sydney Science Festival celebrations for schools at the Australian Museum. Exciting discoveries and practical science will be brought to life with a unique program of hands-on activities, talks and explosive workshops, with a wide coverage of scientific fields and school curriculum links.For school bookings only. Minimum 15 students. Times subject to change. Check the event timetable here for up to date session times.