• At The Museum

    Live Exhibit updates in Exhibit A

    Welcome to Exhibit A: inside our exhibitions.  

  • At The Museum

    A Sticky Situation

    On a street post in Darlinghurst a young female Titan Stick Insect, measuring 21cm in total, was found and taken to the Australian Museum. The insect must have become separated from its gumtree, unable to fly it wandered to the nearest structure and climbed to the top.

  • At The Museum

    Sticky Situation

    On a street post in Darlinghurst a young female Titan Stick Insect, measuring 21cm in total, was found and taken to the Australian Museum. The insect must have become separated from its gumtree, unable to fly it wandered to the nearest structure and climbed to the top. This is a tail I

  • At The Museum

    Does the Australian Museum feed live rats to pythons?

    I am often asked about what the Museum's live animals are fed. People are often curious about what we feed our Python, and when I inform them that he recieves an adult rat every two to four weeks the next question is; "do you feed him a live rat?" the answer can require some explai

  • Science

    Welcome to Peoples' Place

    The Cultural Collections team here at the museum looks after both ethnographical and archaeological material from cultures all over the world. Our Indigenous Australian collection holds approximately 40,000 ethnographic objects and one million archaeological artefacts representing the c

  • Museullaneous

    Willy Kwong has finished the Harry Burrell project

    Archives' intern Willy Kwong shares his final thoughts on his work on the Harry Burrell glass plate negative collection.