Museum Articles

Underwater photograph of the James Matthews during archaeological excavations, 1976

In-situ preservation of shipwrecks

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Image of the mineral Malachite with associated pyromorphite.

A short history of the mineralogy collection

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Image of a juvenile Giant Frog

WA Frogs

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ANZANG exhibition

ANZANG: under construction

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Image of the leucistic magpie on Museum grounds

A Grey Magpie?

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Close up view of a conserved fabric

Conservation of a 17th century chalice veil from New Norcia

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Main mass (12.4 t) of the Mundrabilla meteorite on route to the Western Australian Museum

Meteorite Collection

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Image of a Noisy Scrub-bird

Birds under threat in our South West

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Photo of a man climbing out of a hole taken during a subterranean biology field trip.

Collecting in the Dark Zone

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Christmas Island

Remarkable travels of migratory birds

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Boy bowling at Fastest Arm in the West

On Now: Do you have the Fastest Arm in the West?

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Image of a yellow diamond from the Kimberley

The story of diamonds in Western Australia

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Image of a grey nurse shark specimen.

Marine predators from the Cretaceous

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Diver examining Kimberley reef as part of the Woodside Collection Project

Kimberley Marine Life – The Woodside Collection Project

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Ruby Seadragon through X-ray radiograph.

Meet Ruby – WA’s new seadragon discovery that’s been 100 years in the making

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Lobster

Lobsters, rock lobsters and crayfish

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Image of an orange-yellow sea star photographed near Cassini Island, Kimberley

Amazing Sea Stars

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Image of a Red-back spider sitting on a leaf

Redback spider bite - what to do

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Image of a micromollusc. Woodside Collection Project (2009-2014)

West Coast Marine Molluscs

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Image of a live Baler Shell moving along the ocean floor.

Scientific investigations on Baler shells

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Image of an atoll in the ocean

Bird capture and release story

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Image of the brown-grey meteorite Nakhla, on display the WA Museum.

How do we know where meteorites come from?

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Reveal WAM logo

Reveal WAM - about our latest app

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Image of an Orb-weaving spider in its web

The spider that weaves gold

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An unusual spider like creature perched on a rock

About the Whip Spider

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Photo of the WAM Tickets user interface running on a computer

WAM Tickets - Regional Ticketing

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Image of sleeping dog dressed in a pair of red antlers with bells in Perth CBD

What does Christmas mean to you?

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Image of mounted tahr trophy head prepared by Theobald Bros

Moving the old to prepare for the New – Museum!

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Banner showing Last Gentlemen of War text

The Last Gentlemen of War - about the exhibition

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A large group of the clusterwink Planaxis sulcatus (Born, 1778) covered by the incoming tide at Exmouth. (Photo: Nerida Wilson)

Sampling along the coastal Pilbara

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Image of Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures signage

Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures - extended to 18 January 2015

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Male Mygalamorph spider of the genus Aname

DNA Barcoding

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Unexpected Acquisitions

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Photo of the Museum site from the early 1900s

History of the Western Australian Museum – Perth

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A new species of sponge, pictured growing on a rock overhang in a reef

Two new sponge species with Nyoongar species names

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Three yellow beetles on a black background

Zoomify in HTML5 Update - Leaflet viewer

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