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Australian Museum

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The Australian  is a natural history and anthropology museum. Conceived and developed along the contemporary European model of an encyclopaedic warehouse of cultural and natural history and features collections of vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, as well as mineralogy, palaeontology and anthropology.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Australian Museum include:

Further information about the Australian Museum is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Museums:        Australian Museum
  • Established:     1827
  • Location:          1 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Type:                Natural history and anthropology museum


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