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"A close up image of the new spider. It is very big and is sitting on red dirt."

What do Trapdoor Spiders, Cocktails and Dinosaurs have in Common?

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Image courtesy Foundation for the WA Museum

Chance to be a kid in a cocktail dress

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"Christine and Ian standing in front of a bookcase. He is holding his certificate of appreciation."

Congratulations Ian Mettam!

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"A high shot of a crowd partying in Hackett Hall. A dinosaur is moving among them."

Something Ext'ROAR'dinary

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"A close up colour portrait shot of Jaimee Cockie."

Follow the Dream: Work Experience with the WA Museum

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"Speaker Dr Franco Pirajno presents his talk."

Lecture: Volcanic Eruptions and Pompeii

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Recently collected shell of Bothriembryon whitleyi from Geraldton

Western Australian Museum fieldwork aims to make first live observation of rare snail

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"An illustration of the Roman Navy heading to the base of Mount Vesuvius."

A Voyage into Catastrophe: Pompeii and the Roman Navy

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Wallal, Western Australia The most ideal place on Earth to confirm Einstein’s theory.

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Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous exhibition

Incredible museum exhibitions to open this spring!

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'The Greenough leaning tree' by Geraldton photographer Ken Lawson shows a tree growing sideways under a star-filled night sky.

Astrofest exhibition returns to Museum of Geraldton as part of National Science Week

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WA Faces of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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Two workers holding the straps around a large chiller.  The chiller is about to be craned onto the roof of the Art Gallery of WA

Perth Cultural Centre wired for savings

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sculpture of a helicopter chasing camels, Crafted from wire, tjanpi (wild harves

Feral camels inspire stunning contemporary art

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Curator handing a shell to a man, woman to his left and children to his right.

Community panels shaping the New Museum

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Tiny fossils, big story! artwork courtesy Peter Schouten.

Art and fossils combine to reveal now extinct bilbies and bandicoots

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Axe (kodj). Wood, stone, resin. King George Sound, Albany, c. 1830s From Yurlmun Mia Boodja exhibition

Western Australian Museum wins two IPAA Awards

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Overall winner 'Piercing Headache' by Matthew McIntosh of Queensland shows a frog being bitten by mosquitoes.

Nature photography exhibition to show at the Museum of the Goldfields

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Loisette Marsh, Barry Wilson and Barry Hutchins. 1970s

Vale Barry Wilson

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WA Museum curator Jessica Brainard with her palm on the footprint of a therapod

WA’s extraordinary dinosaur coast

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Karen Posing with locals’ on Zambia’s Barotse Plains, near the Angolan border.

Museum Week 2017

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Inside the Collection and Research Centre.

The WA Collections Sector Working Group - June 2017

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Display from the Encounters exhibition and dinosaur skeletons lit up and on display

Innovative exhibition teams to design WA’s stories

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Revitalising the WA Museum's heritage buildings

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Regional Aboriginal Consultative Committee, c.1970

New exhibition at the Museum of Geraldton reveals Western Australia 50 years on from the 1967 Referendum

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A groundswell of support for the “yes” vote at Beaufort Street, Perth on Labour Day 1966. People lined the street.

New exhibition at the Museum of the Great Southern reveals Western Australia 50 years on from the 1967 Referendum

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A groundswell of support for the “yes” vote at Beaufort Street, Perth on Labour Day 1966. People lined the street.

New exhibition at the Museum of the Goldfields reveals Western Australia 50 years on from the 1967 Referendum

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A groundswell of support for the “yes” vote at Beaufort Street, Perth on Labour Day 1966. People lined the street.

New exhibition at the WA Maritime Museum reveals Western Australia 50 years on from the 1967 Referendum

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Aboriginal Advancement Council banner ‘Let Us Advance Together!” at the Labour Day procession, Perth 1966

Right Wrongs: '67 Referendum

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Yidumduma Bill Harney’s Bush School, 2007

An ancient culture kept alive through art

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