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until mid-2020


Museum Renovation
Closed to the public
until mid-2020
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Polychaete marine worms. Clockwise from the top: Lanice viridis (15 mm length) and Chaetopterus sp. (3-5 cm length) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia . Alitta virens (up to 1m length) and Amblyosyllis finmarchica from White Sea Biological Station, Russia. Image: Alexander Semenov
© Alexander Semenov

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Take part in FrogID Week, Australia’s biggest frog count and help scientists understand how frogs and their ecosystems are responding to a changing planet.

8-17 November 2019

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Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

150 original artefacts - final world tour! Discover the glittering treasures of Tutankhamun at this absolute must-see show.

Early 2021

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