Enjoy a range of innovative exhibitions, tours and public programs that challenge and inspire. There are also special activities and spaces for children to explore.
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Behind the Lines 2016 celebrates the role of political cartooning in Australia.
Discover the rich language and sharp wit of one of India's favourite political cartoonists.
An old coat rescued. Sir Edmund Barton revealed. In this exhibition you will discover an intriguing tale of power, prestige and Australia’s changing ties to Britain.
The voices and memories of some of the Australians and South African expatriates who worked hard over decades to bring about the end of apartheid.
Picture yourself in Australia's democracy by projecting your self-portrait onto the walls of King’s Hall.
This year we celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta
PLAY UP: stand up, dress up, make up, think up and step up.
Happy and Glorious commemorates the first visit to Australia by Queen Elizabeth II
During the Cold War, artists turned to a familiar image—the Southern Cross flag of the Eureka Stockade.
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Mystery Tour: Red HotTour
Join us for a special ‘red hot’ mystery tour which celebrates summer in the capital.
Behind the Lines family gamesProgram
Come along to play the brand new ‘Behind the Lines’ Signature card game and Guess Who.