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Nights at the Museum

Australian Museum
Australian Museum
Cnr William & College Streets, Sydney NSW 2000

Every day, 12am to 3am Thursday 17 June to Thursday 24 June Thursday 17 June from 5pm to 9pm Thursday 24 June from 5pm to 9pm

Why not visit the Australian Museum after hours?

Our doors are open late on Thursday nights. Delve into our incredible permanent collections. Learn about some of the Australian innovations offering positive solutions to climate change in our new display Spark. Uncover the untold histories behind this nation’s foundation story in Unsettled.

There will be live music and a pop-up bar for those who want to relax and unwind. Plus Prehistoric Playground will be open for budding palaeontologists big and small. For your retail fix, wander through our Museum Shop and be inspired by the beautiful range.

There is so much to discover after dark at the Australian Museum.

Tickets are not required for Nights at the Museum, however guests are required by the NSW Government to register their details on arrival for COVID-19 contract-tracing purposes.

Nights at the Museum program:

  • Enjoy the sounds some of Sydney's best DJs and live music

  • Kids and big kids can get creative in Prehistoric Playground play space.

  • Visit the ground-breaking exhibition Unsettled.

  • Registration is not required for these events.

The Museum will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 27 May for a private event.

This initiative is part of the Summer in the City program proudly funded by the NSW Government in association with the City of Sydney. We’re working together to revitalise the city centre.

Covid-safe information

The Australian Museum is Covid-Safe

The Australian Museum is observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information.



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