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Category: Museullaneous

Opening our doors

The Museum’s very first public exhibition celebrated the ‘natural and industrial products’ of New South Wales.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2014

William Holmes: enigma

The first custodian of the Australian Museum came to a sticky end in 1831, just two years into the job.

By: Colin Johnston, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Jul 2014

Grub's up!

Feeling peckish? Here's the solution.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Jul 2014

Basil and Howard's excellent adventure

It all comes down to a passion for sea lions.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Jul 2014

DigiVol: Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, DigiVol, BVP...pardon?

Learn more about our growing community of citizen scientists at the Australian Museum

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jul 2014

Sorry JPEG, sometimes you're a pixellated mess

Don't knock nostalgia when you're knee-deep in a 35 mm slide collection.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2014

DigiVol:Malacology CRG 008 digitised and almost dusted

 DigiVol digitisers support the work undetaken by Malacology Collection staff and research scientists.
 

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2014

DigiVol: Archives show their appreciation

Find out why DigiVol was given such a delicious and beautifully decorated cake.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Jun 2014

The Chusan Ball

In a time before the Internet and text messages, the arrival of the first British mail steam ship was cause for celebration in the Colony.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Jun 2014

Not Happy, Mr Etheridge

Why was Charles Hedley ordered to stop work on his paper?

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 May 2014