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Category: At The Museum

Grey-headed Flying Foxes in peril

The poor Grey-headed Flying Fox has been much maligned...

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Spiders Seek Spiders for Dinners, Lunches and Breakfasts

Believe it or not, our jumping spiders only eat other spiders. Can you help us feed them?

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2013

Telling stories

People usually assume that museums are primarily collections of objects, but they are not, says Director Frank Howarth.
 

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Mar 2013

Reflections on 2012 by Australian Museum Members

When we asked Members what they loved most about 2012 at the Australian Museum we were warmed by their lovely responses.

By: Chanele Moss, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 Dec 2012

Making a Great exhibition

Putting together an exhibition takes staff with passion, creativity and vision, and a great selection of objects too!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Nov 2012

Alexander the Great goes mobile

Our Alexander the Great exhibition is about to launch. What are we offering for mobile devices? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Nov 2012

From San Antonio to Sydney

The Museum's social media team received a very pleasant message on Facebook recently. A young student from Texas had used our website to make a model of an Ocean Sunfish (mola mola) and was wondering if we'd like to add it to our Deep Oceans exhibition...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Oct 2012

A Deep Sea Proposal...

The Australian Museum holds special memories for all of us, but for Vicki and her new fiancé Dee-J, their memories will forever be just that little bit more special...

By: Tim Moulton, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Oct 2012

Gamification, Audiences and Social Good

Gamification is an emerging practice involving applying game elements and design techniques to non-game contexts. What are some of the benefits and potential risks in museum contexts?

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Oct 2012

Fashion Less Waste 2012 awards announced

The judges have made their decisions...
 

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Aug 2012