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


My life in objects

Political journalist Karen Middleton shares an object that changed the course of her life after September 11.

More object stories from well-known Australians

Collaborating with Reconciliation Australia

Justin Mohamed

A new banner display about Australia’s reconciliation journey highlights an important collaboration between the National Museum and Reconciliation Australia.

More on the display

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 is on display in the Main Hall of the Museum.

More on the moon rock