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David Attenborough’s Virtual Reality Experiences

David Attenborough’s Virtual Reality Experiences are a feast for the senses! Immerse yourself in the first two natural history documentaries ever designed for Virtual Reality (VR). Join David Attenborough as he travels back through time to see the first glimmerings of life on earth, or dive into a breathtaking underwater tour of the Great Barrier Reef, all using the latest in VR technology.

In David Attenborough’s First Life VR, visitors travel back 540 million years as Attenborough reveals the dawn of life on Earth and introduces us to its earliest inhabitants, exploring ancient oceans and interacting with extinct sea creatures.

Long-extinct animals such as the whimsically built Opabinia, the fearsome-looking Anomalocaris and the spiny, worm-like Hallucigenia will be brought vividly alive in a fully immersive VR experience.

David Attenborough’s BAFTA award winning Great Barrier Reef Dive VR uses real-world footage and pioneering technologies to shed new light on this magnificent habitat. Visitors will take a 360-degree, VR tour through the vibrant coral, darting fish and majestic sharks in this great natural wonder of the world. In a state-of-the-art submersible, Attenborough guides us through the reef.

Open weekends! Book your session online

Dates and times:

From 27 May 2017 to 27 August 2017

Sat 10th:10.00
Sun 27th:10.00
Sat 26th:10.00
Sun 20th:10.00
Sat 19th:10.00
Sun 13th:10.00
Sat 12th:10.00
Contact operator for further dates and times


Phone:1800 026 132


National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent
Acton  ACT  2601


All tickets:$20.00Ticket includes both experiences. Not recommended for under 13s or people with certain medical conditions. Please read the health and safety notice before buying tickets.