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Category: At The Museum

The Gentle Giant (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The winner of the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 14-year-old Udayan Rao Pawar, shares the story of his captivating image.

By: Udayan Rao Pawar, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 May 2014

Hook, Line & Sinking (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The story of how this image (that's been generating a lot of second looks and questions at our exhibition) was taken.

By: Justin Gilligan, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Elephant X-factor (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

African wildlife photographer, Greg Du Toit, reveals the story behind his winning image in our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

By: Greg du Toit, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Apr 2014

members message explore 36-1

The Museum has some wonderful experiences and benefits coming up for Members.

By: Serena Todd, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Mar 2014

Tribute to Sparky the Diamond Python

Recently, the Museum said a final goodbye to one of its best-known resident animals, Sparky.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 09 Feb 2014

Outside the comfort zone: Energy consumption and museums

Australia’s big museums and art galleries each use as much energy as a small country town. How long can we afford, let alone justify that?

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Jan 2014

Changing beliefs

In the battle between climate science and ideology, who wins?

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 29 Nov 2013

Tyrannosaurs Timelapse: Articulation of a Dinosaur

A row of huge timber boxes from Canada, sitting at the back of our cavernous Gallery One, was the first sign that the beginning was nigh.

By: Stuart Humphreys, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Nov 2013

An announcement from our Director

All good things come to an end, as they say.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 10 Oct 2013

When Mandy the Malacologist was Mobbed

Dr Mandy Reid recounts her first experience working in our Show & Tell room at Jurassic Lounge.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Oct 2013