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15 May 17

Recumbent riders visit Museum

Recumbent bike

A recumbent bicycle on show in our Freewheeling exhibition highlights the record-breaking potential of these cycling machines.

By National Museum of Australia


11 May 17

Great-great grandson plays historic violin

Woman and man inspecting a violin

Conservator Jennifer Brian on preserving the sound of a violin made by Joseph Miers in 1904.

By Jennifer Brian


8 Apr 17

Seaweed album appeal

Woman with wavy red hair viewing an open book on a large table

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

By Catriona Donnelly