Free guided tours of the Museum run daily at 11am weekdays, and 2pm and 3pm weekends and public holidays. Visitors should meet their guide in the main foyer. (NB: These tours do not include special exhibitions.)

For private tours or groups of more than 10 people, please contact us to book a separate tour (fees apply). So we can do our best to meet your group’s needs, please give us at least two weeks’ notice of your visit.


Tours of the Opals exhibition

Special tours of the Opals exhibition will be running on the following dates in January. All tours are at 12pm unless otherwise specified.

  • Friday 22 Jan
  • Tuesday 26 Jan
  • Wednesday 27 Jan
  • Friday 29 Jan (1pm)
  • Tuesday 2 Feb
  • Friday 5 Feb
  • Tuesday 9 Feb
  • Saturday 13 Feb
  • Saturday 13 Feb, 6pm (NB: special late opening, exhibition open until 8pm)
  • Sunday 14 February (last day of exhibition)

Additional tours may be added, and dates are subject to revision due to demand and guide availability  – please check this page for updates.

Tours are free, but exhibition entry fees apply. Please purchase your ticket prior to joining the tour. Bookings are not required, but places are limited so be early to secure your place.