• Museullaneous

    More on Crowdsourcing

    Linda Mathijssen (one of our former interns) asks: I'm going to write my thesis about crowdsourcing in museums. … [and] I was hoping you could help me out a bit. Do you know some good (or bad) examples on the use of crowdsourcing in museums or where I can find information/papers that a

  • Science

    This week in Fish: Hiro and White Shark Jaws

    Due to the 'inconvenience' of the Australia Day public holiday and a day of illness, additions were only made to the site on three days.  The highlights were a visit by Research Associate Hiroyuki Motomura, the addition of some White Shark jaw images and a great Fanbelly Leatherjacket shot.<

  • Science

    Know your product

    Dr Shane Ahyong is the Museum's go-to guy for crabs (or anything else with ten legs).

  • Museullaneous

    The oldest diorama in Australia?

    Recent research on the history of the Lord Howe Island diorama in our Westpac Long Gallery, the only historic diorama remaining in the Museum.

  • At The Museum

    Australia Day Debate - Live Broadcast

    In conjunction with the Australia Day Debate today at 2:30pm EST, we are broadcasting the event live on the web.

  • At The Museum

    Wollemi pine on display

    Discovered as recently as 1994, the  Wollemi Pine has been referred to as the 'botanical find of the 20th Century' and 'the equivalent of finding a small living dinosaur on Earth'. A small live Wollemi Pine is now on display My Photo Studio, part of the Wildlif

  • Science

    Nudibranchs in Antarctica

    Meet Dr Nerida Wilson, one of several new recruits who are boosting the Museum's research capability. Nerida specialises in sea slugs and sea snails.

  • Museullaneous

    Our top 50 animals!

    What animals are people looking for on our website? Here’s a quick summary.

  • Museullaneous

    More on Facebook

    Are we too obsessed with Facebook?

  • Museullaneous

    The Australian Museum website

    Do we need yet another blog about museums and the web? Well, probably not, but this blog will take a weekly look at what’s happening on our website, plus postings of any other items we come across while travelling in the wonderful world of the web. To get us started, here’s some histo

  • Lifelong Learning

    Question Everything?

    So suggests David Truss...