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Historical Objects in the Melbourne Museum

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The Melbourne Museum provides a rich insight into life in  Melbourne and Australia. The museum has a large permanent collections and regular temporary exhibitions from all over the world.

Among the many historical objects in the Melbourne Museum the following are highlights:

  • Phar Lap
  • Aboriginal Culture
  • Diprotodon
  • Pygmy Blue Whale


“As a work of art, it reminds me of a long conversation between two drunks.” Clive James



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