Royal Australian Mint

Royal Australian Mint

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

A working factory, a Commonwealth Heritage Site & a multi tourism award-winning cultural attraction.

The Mint puts icons of Australia’s cultural heritage directly into each of the hands of its people and visitors.
The image on each Australian coin produced by the Mint are conversation starters & history markers; statements on who we are & where we have come from.

See how coins are made through the Factory viewing platform and interactive multimedia displays. Spot Titan, the Mint’s dancing robot whose job it is to pour coins into a hopper. Discover the fascinating world of coins through a FREE guided tour. Mint your very own coin or buy a coin from the Mint’s Coin Shop as a memento of your visit or a gift for a loved one. End your visit with a coffee or light snack at the Mint’s Café. For a list of exhibitions, displays and public programs visit

Everyone has a coin story to share. Whether it was the first gift from the tooth fairy, the sixpence in the Christmas pudding, the vital ‘head or tails’ decision, or the hours spent collecting & admiring special pieces – coins are a great way to create lasting memorable experiences that you can share with friends and family. Visit today & join the millions of people across the globe who collect coins for fun.
  • Creating memories
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • FREE guided tours
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • Arts & Craft
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • Factory viewing platform
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • Interactive fun
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • Purchase the perfect gift signifying your visit
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • Commemorate your visit by minting your own coin
    The Royal Australian Mint
  • Relax in the Mint Café with a coffee or a light snack
    The Royal Australian Mint



Weekdays: 8.30am to 5pm; Weekends: 10am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday




Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.


Royal Australian Mint

Denison Street, Deakin, Australian Capital Territory, Australia





Family Friendly

Non Smoking Establishment


TripAdvisor traveller rating


Ranked #9 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor


  • Travelers Choice 2020

“So much to learn!”

Reviewed on 27/01/2021

Visited yesterday and I am amazed at how much I didn’t know about our currency! The history is fascinating. And the process even more so! The souvenir shop is very good but a bit expensive. Need a...

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“Money, money, money”

Reviewed on 11/01/2021

Although it was not in action, the displays were very interesting. Toilets were excellent. Plenty of things to spend our money on.

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Reviewed on 27/12/2020

I went on a weekend so the coin factory wasn’t operating but you still can see the equipment

The self guided tour allows you to see rare coins and the history of Australian coins.

In the gift shop...

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