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Treasures podcast ep 1: The first and finest gallery in the land

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Mar 2018

Step inside the Westpac Long Gallery – home of 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum

Kim McKay and Charles Wooley in the Westpac Long Gallery

Kim McKay and Charles Wooley in the Westpac Long Gallery
Photographer: Steven Siewert © Australian Museum

The nation’s first museum gallery is a treasure in its own right. Newly restored, it showcases the most important items in the museum’s collection of more than 18 million scientific specimens and cultural objects.

Join journalist Charles Wooley and Australian Museum Director Kim McKay as they explore the astounding objects and specimens of the 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum exhibition, housed in the nation’s oldest museum gallery.

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