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.
Current exhibitionsAll exhibitions ›
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.
PLAY UP: stand up, dress up, make up, think up and step up.
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.
Behind the Lines 2015 celebrates the role of political cartoonists in Australia.
This year we celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta
To mark the 75th anniversary of Sir Robert Menzies becoming PM for the first time, we invited John Howard to curate this exhibition.
The outbreak of the First World War was the first crisis for the new Australian nation.
EventsAll events ›
Melbourne Cup celebrationEvent
Toast to the race that stops the nation at Old Parliament House
Behind the Lines family gamesProgram
Come along to play the brand new ‘Behind the Lines’ Signature card game and Guess Who.