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 1516 REVIEWS

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

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“A must do in Canberra”

Reviewed on 27/11/2020

The Australian mint was very interesting. Fantastic displays, well worth a morning or afternoon for a visit. Our visit was in Sept, when there were no tours happening because of Covid, however one of...

Review by

Sue H

“Well worth the visit”

Reviewed on 25/11/2020

you can tour facility on your own or join one of guided tours which last around 30 minutes which is very informative.
There are interactive displays through out facility as well as displays of coins...

Review by

katherine r

“Informative and Interesting”

Reviewed on 11/11/2020

Make sure you do the group tour which is highly informative and interesting. Our tour leader (Kate I think?) was great. I noticed that the children in the group had booklets to fill in as they...

Review by

AmazingGracie17

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