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Upcoming Events

Free School Holiday Activities

These activities are designed for primary-aged children and run during the school holidays. The program includes an interactive presentation where children will learn about Australia's banknotes, including how they are made and their security features, as well as learning about Australia's history through the lives of the people that feature on the banknotes. There is also a treasure map activity to explore the Museum. Read details and booking information »

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Sydney Open

The Bank has participated in Sydney Open each year since 2014. The event provides visitors an opportunity to learn more about the Bank's architecture, interior design and art collection. Read details »

Previous Events

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History Week

History Week is an annual event organised by the History Council of New South Wales to showcase the rich, diverse history produced by organisations and individuals across the state. The Reserve Bank of Australia Museum participates in History Week, bringing to life the stories behind our banknotes and archives. Read details »

Centenary of Armistice

11 November 2018 marked the centenary of the signing of the Armistice that brought the First World War to an end. The Museum commemorated this historic event in a number of ways. Read details »

NAIDOC Week 2016


The Reserve Bank of Australia recognises NAIDOC week, in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is celebrated. The Bank has chosen to acknowledge the significant contribution of Indigenous Australian artists to the nation's cultural identity by displaying a selection of Aboriginal artwork from our archives. Read details »

2013: The Year of Anniversaries

2013: The Year of Anniversaries

Two significant anniversaries occurred in 2013: the bicentenary of the first distinctive coin of New South Wales, known as the Holey Dollar (1813), and the centenary of the first banknote issued by the Australian nation (1913). Read details »

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