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Collection Explorer Defining Moments in Australian History Remembering 1914-1918. Objects, stories and emotions


Mkids school holidays competition

A detail from 'The Story of Australia' book cover

Mkids members can go into the running to win one of five copies of The Story of Australia by sending us an image of their Discovery Space school holidays artwork.

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Seeking more on mystery seaweed collector

Detail of a page depicting seaweed specimens

We are searching for information about Charles Morrison, an amateur Scottish seaweed collector who arrived in Melbourne from Ireland around 1854.

Can you help?

Rare goodwill moon rock on display

A piece of rock

A fragment of a rock brought back from the 1972 ‘Apollo 17’ moon mission will be on display in the Main Hall of the Museum from Monday, 10 April 2017.

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Welcome to our new Welcome Space

Ruth Gilda and Jayda

Canberra's Aboriginal community and the Museum's Indigenous Reference Group have celebrated the launch of the First Australians gallery’s new Welcome Space.

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