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Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Installing the Kelly gang armour

Kelly armour install

See conservators working to install the four suits of armour worn by the Kelly gang at Glenrowan in 1880, for the exhibition Not Just Ned.

Installing the Kelly gang armour slideshow

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The Craic videos

Craic video

Join talented musicians playing and talking with comedian Jimeoin about their instruments and the influence of Irish music in Australia, during a film shoot at The Quiet Man pub.

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View a slideshow of images from filming at The Quiet Man

Illuminated addresses online feature

Illuminated address thumb

Zoom in and explore the stunning borders and the elegant calligraphy of these illuminated addresses presented to the former Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Installing the oversize Duffy map

Duffy map install

National Museum conservator Sharon Towns explains how yachting techniques and a structural engineer helped overcome the challenges involved with handling an oversize and fragile historic map.

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