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We are closed to the public to enable our major renovation, Project Discover.

Temporary closure
until Spring 2020

Museum Renovation
Closed to the public
until Spring 2020
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Sydney NSW 2010
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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