The Australian National Maritime Museum is a prime resource for historic vessels, migrant ships, family history, genealogy, maritime research, arts and culture, seamanship and much more.
Australian National Maritime Museum
The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and research facilities.
Australian War Memorial
The Collections Australia Network (CAN) portal is intended to be the public gateway to collecting institutions across Australia including the small to medium regional institutions. Besides providing access to nationwide information on Australia's cultural heritage, members of the public can also access an individual institution's own CAN website to explore its specific content. CAN is an initiative of the Cultural Ministers Council.
The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House is a living museum of social and political history, located in the home of Federal Parliament from 1927 to 1988. The Museum helps people to understand Australia's social and political history by interpreting the past and present and exploring the future.
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
The National Archives promotes good government recordkeeping and encourages community awareness and use of valuable Australian Government records in its care.
National Archives of Australia
The National Film and Sound Archive is the national audiovisual archive, playing a key role in documenting and interpreting the Australian experience and actively contributing to the development of Australia's audiovisual industry. They collect, store, preserve and make available screen and sound material relevant to Australia's culture.
National Film and Sound Archive
Provides access to works of art locally, nationally, and internationally. This site provides information about Australian Art, Aboriginal Art, Asian Art and International art including paintings, prints, barks, sculpture, photography, posters, textiles, illustrated books and decorative arts in the National Collection.
National Gallery of Australia
Collects, preserves and makes accessible documentary resources of national significance relating to Australia, as well as significant non-Australian library materials. The Library is the country's largest reference library and collects books, journals, newspapers, archives, manuscripts, pictures, photographs, musical scores, maps, websites and oral history and folklore recordings.
National Library of Australia
Explores the land, nation and people of Australia. The Museum celebrates Australian social history focusing on Indigenous histories and cultures, histories of European settlement and our interaction with the environment.
National Museum of Australia
Aims to increase the understanding and appreciation of the Australian people – their identity, history, culture, creativity and diversity – through portraiture. The Gallery is home to the nation's portrait collection.
National Portrait Gallery
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre is Australia's leading interactive science and technology centre. To achieve its aim of promoting greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community, Questacon is committed to making an experience with science and technology fun, educational and interactive.
Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre
Provides easy access to archival records on 20th-century Australian history, civics and citizenship from the National Archives collection for teachers and students.
National Archives of Australia