Blog

Category: Museullaneous

1930s: The One That Got Away

 A functional Ford or a ferocious fossil form.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Jul 2017

Who is that stylish woman?

The second woman to be employed on the scientific staff of the Australian Museum.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Jul 2017

AMplify ep 33: Sharni Jones, Manager - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Collection

AM Director and CEO Kim McKay talks to Sharni Jones, Manager, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Collection at the Australian Museum.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Jul 2017

1920s: Be Careful What You Wish For – Charles Anderson Director

 Who would have thought that superannuation could cause so much angst?

By: Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Jul 2017

1910s: Allan McCulloch - A New Breed of Scientist for the 20th Century

 On his recruitment application for war service in 1918 the only address that 32 year-old Allan McCulloch cited was the ‘Australian Museum’.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Jun 2017

Meet Darren the Diprotodon!

It's never easy being the (really, really old) new guy, but 'Darren' our new fossilised Diprotodon already feels like part of the family.  

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Jun 2017

1900s: King of the Beasts – Sculpture Taxidermy at the Australian Museum

When entering the recently refurbished Australian Museum in 1910, even the seasoned visitor might have stopped in their tracks.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Jun 2017

Spiders: Myth or Fact?

Is Daddy-long-legs really the most venomous spiders in the world? Are spiders faster than humans? Do all spiders bite? Let's find out.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Jun 2017

1890s: Charles Hedley - upstart colonial?

 It could have all gone horribly wrong....

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jun 2017

Loopy or what?

Another bizarre creature identified by our experts in Search and Discover. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jun 2017