Get Down To The Australian Museum After Hours On Thursday Evenings For Live Music And Free Exhibitions

Ria Lawrence Ria Lawrence - Staff Writer

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The Australian Museum is back with its ‘Nights at the Museum’ event that brings a fun blend of fresh tunes, drinks, exhibitions and talks after hours. On every week on Thursday evenings, you can get exclusive after hours access to the museum with a dynamic mix of events on offer.

Nights at the Museum

The ideal summer evening event comes with a special pop up bar and a cosy lounge area along with live music and heaps of interesting activities in the offing. The AM will remain open from 5pm to 9pm every Thursday with general admission free of cost.

Take in award winning exhibitions like Unsettled and Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year this January.

A highlight of this months line up is a celebration of First Nations culture on January 27 with Ngalu Warrawi Marri (We Stand Strong). Featuring live performances, workshops and tours this is one you’ll want to add to your calendar. (Please note: This event has been postponed until further notice.) 


Dinosaur enthusiasts will find the Prehistoric Playground especially interesting. Allowing budding palaeontologists an exclusive creative space, it’s primed to be enjoyable for all age groups. Its open from 10am to 4.30pm.

As part of the Sydney Festival, the AM’s level four restaurant No.1 William will remain open throughout January, slinging a delectable main course, drink and stunning views all for $30.

Several powerful exhibitions and guided tours are also on the planner this year. Find the full list of events at the AM’s website.

Practical information

5pm – 9pm every Thursday until the end of June
Free (additional charge applies for Unsettled tours)
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