Explore some of the museum’s 140,000 collection items in this private behind-the-scenes VIP tour.

You will be given exclusive access to the museum’s collection stores and conservation labs to discover hidden gems not on display to the public.

Just some of the items you’ll experience include: the 1602 Blaeu celestial globe, Indigenous bark paintings and shell works, items from the legendary Batavia shipwreck, Shackleton-related polar exploration artefacts, delicate works of embroidery, books and journals, vintage swimwear, boats, ships and so much more. 

Featured image: Registrar Anupa unpacking Joseph Banks cameo for the exhibition Bligh: Hero or Villain?

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