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 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 – Visit today & discover the world of coins, because one and all, coins are Made for Wonder!
  • 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 #11 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor


  • Travelers Choice 2021

“Boring and not much to do”

Reviewed on 14/08/2021

Such a disappointment! There were a small number of coin exhibits which were interesting and you can stand and look down from afar at the workers as they made coins. As a family of 6 we spent...

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“Interesting and informative”

Reviewed on 01/07/2021

The tour guide was very knowledgeable on the history of money in Australia. My boys found it very interesting and just wish we could have actually seen money being made at the time we were there...

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“Fun for the whole family”

Reviewed on 30/06/2021

Surprised how much this has changed from when I was a kid. Great set up for all ages. Loved seeing money being passed through the machines. However $3 to make $1 is a bit crazy but we pairs for it...

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