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 ramint.gov.au.

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

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

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

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

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.

Location

Royal Australian Mint

Denison Street, Deakin, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Barbeque

Cafe

Carpark

Family Friendly

Non Smoking Establishment

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 1532 REVIEWS

Ranked #11 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“My first visit”

Reviewed on 04/05/2021

My first ever visit to the mint, despite visiting Canberra many times. Can highly recommend visiting there. The guy that did the tour was very informative. Will certainly visit again.

Review by

Kuchs

“Fantastic Guided Tour”

Reviewed on 18/04/2021

We signed up for a guided tour of the mint and it was definitely a highlight. Our guide told us about how money was first used in the formative years in Australia and it was great to learn about it...

Review by

PaulofSydney

“Good for kids”

Reviewed on 17/04/2021

We took our 3 kids, 10,8,6 yr olds. The activity book aimed at kids and the free tour were great. It gave them a focus. We also bribed the kids with making their own $1 coin if they answered the...

Review by

I713FRsandyg

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