Australian Museum: the Oldest Museum in Australia

Established 1827, the Australian Museum is the oldest museum in Australia, with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology. The museum is located at the corner of William Street and College Strt Sydney, and was originally known as the Colonial Museum or Sydney Museum.

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The Museum is a treasure-trove of discovery with stories of Indigenous Australians, native animals, insects, fish, skeletons, minerals, precious gemstones, dinosaurs and much more!

Australian Museum
The Australian Museum’s popular Dinosaurs xhibition is bigger and better than ever! Famous for having 10 complete dinosaur skeletons and eight life-sized models, it also features high-tech interactive displays that encourage visitors to look, listen and learn about these fascinating creatures who ruled the world until 65 million years ago.

Australian Museum
The First Australians galleries located on the ground floor. The galleries house two contemporary exhibitions, Garrigarrang: Sea Country and Bayala Nura: Yarning Country. The galleries showcase a selection of the Museum’s 40,000-piece collection of Indigenous Australian tools, artworks, adornments and other cultural materials acquired from early European settlement to today.

Australian Museum
In the stylishly presented mineral exhibition that features some of the finest mineral specimens in the world, visitors will step into a glittering world of colour and light. And in the Wild Planet exhibition, visitors will meet all sorts of animals, Sperm Whale, Asian Elephant, Australian Koala,etc. Of cause, all of them are life-size models in this “museum”.

Australian Museum
There are many other interesting exhibitions and activities in the museum . Get more information about the musem visit https://australianmuseum.net.au/.