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Category: Museullaneous

First Bank Note 1817, Bank of New South Wales (Westpac)

I wonder if the original owner of this bank note ever suspected that it would end up in a museum?

By: Kim Eberhard, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Dec 2015

Video: Cas & Jonesy – Crossing the Ditch

James 'Cas' Castrission and Justin 'Jonesy' Jones are adventurers celebrated in Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Dec 2015

AMRI's Kyle Ewart included in triple j's Top 25 Under 25

A quick Q&A with the scientist they call #RhinoGuy

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Dec 2015

Zud

An excerpt from Tim Cope’s book On the Trail Of Genghis Khan.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2015

Expedition to Swain Reefs

According to Gilbert Whitley '...surely the spirits of the Barrier Reef naturalists may haunt the heavenly air of Heron Island'

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Nov 2015

Incredible Photographs From the Archives: Negative No.304

A blog series investigating stories and images from the earliest collection of photographs in the Museum's history.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Sep 2015

Recovering a 'lost collection' - the Saemann minerals

Not much has been written about our oldest surviving mineral collection because for more than 150 years it’s been almost lost to sight.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Sep 2015

DigiVol: Thespians, gourmets, travellers… citizen scientists

Find out more here about two very different experiences shared by DigiVols outside of the lab.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Sep 2015

1939 Simpson Desert Expedition

The first expedition to the Simpson Desert by a member of the Museum staff.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Aug 2015

The Biggest Fish - New South Wales New State Emblem

Behind the recent announcement of the new NSW state fossil emblem – the fossil fish Mandageria fairfaxi – lies a truly remarkable story.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2015