The Western Australian Museum has been collecting and performing research on the State's natural and cultural heritage for over 120 years. Collections and research at the Western Australian Museum are centred on Earth and Planetary Sciences, Zoology, Anthropology, Archaeology and History.
Access information about some of the wonderful specimens and species curated by the WAM staff. Ever wanted to know more about what spiders inhabit the spinifex of the Pilbara, or what nudibranchs (sea slugs) can be found hiding on the seafloor of the Montebellos Islands?
As one of the most widely spread cultural practices in the world, basketry is more than a simple technology. Malleable, tangible, and mutable, baskets and the technique of basketry can represent the identity of a weaver, their cultural practices, and a discovery of art form.
This collection of images is a comprehensive record of objects and specimens that have been removed from the Western Australian Museum – Perth to the Collections and Research Centre (CRC) in Welshpool since December 2015.