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Category: At The Museum

Wallabies... of the rucking, mauling kind

A couple of walking, talking Wallabies (aka Australian Rugby Union players) visited the Museum...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 14 Jul 2011

Brothers in the realm of science

The Museum’s Shirase sword is a symbol of friendship...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Jul 2011

Australasian Invertebrate Conference 2011

Last month I was given the opportunity to attend the inaugural Australasian Invertebrate Conference held in Melbourne. The conference brought together Australian researchers, butterfly breeders and other invertebrate keepers for the first time to learn and discuss a wide range of topics about invertebrate biology, husbandry and display.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Jul 2011

Theatrette or Photo Studio?

No more men and women in white coats as Peppermint Magazine takes over the Theatrette.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Jul 2011

What you said about Birds of Paradise

This is what some of you had to say about the Rituals of Seduction: Birds of Paradise exhibition, from a selection of the results of 250 exit surveys.

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Jul 2011

Why you came to Jurassic Lounge

What brought you to the first season of Jurassic Lounge? Nearly a thousand of you told us why!

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Jun 2011

Meeting our young friends

The Queen's Birthday long-weekend saw huge crowds visit the Museum. We thank everyone for coming out in such blustery and wintery weather. We especially thank one visitor for bringing his mum to his favourite place.

By: Tim Moulton, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Jun 2011

Birds with a Beat dancers perform at the Museum 2011

The Australian Museum's dance video competition, Birds with a Beat, was a great success with three dances performed at the recent Teacher Preview Night and annual Fashion Less Waste parade.  

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Jun 2011

Artefact Conservators at work

What are our Conservation staff up to this week?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Jun 2011

New Live Exhibits in Kidspace: Green Tree Frogs

Some of the Museum's Green Tree Frogs are hopping out of Surviving Australia and setting up a new pad in Kidspace.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Jun 2011