National Archives of Australia

Delve into your history using original documents, maps and audio-visual material in reading rooms in the capital city offices.

Discover the National Archives through our exhibitions, events and education programs, in Canberra, at a venue near you or online.

View exhibitions and displays now showing at the Archives in Canberra and venues around Australia. Find out more about our past exhibitions.

Find out about our exciting program of events in Canberra and around the country, including public talks, research workshops and conferences. Browse papers and podcasts from past events.

Uncover the drama and intrigue of Australia's political, cultural and social history at the National Archives of Australia.

Admission & Opening Hours

Open 7 days - 9am - 5pm (Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday)

Free entry for Everyone

Queen Victoria Tce, Parkes, Canberra