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A shipwreck activity area at the WA Museum’s new Discovery Zone in the State Library

School holiday fun at the new Discovery Zone in the State Library

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"Bothriembryon (B.) sophiarum sp. n. A–D holotype WAM S66478 (H = 14.4 mm) E Protoconch and early teleoconch sculpture; scale line 0.5 mm."

No Dissection Necessary

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Dr Jeremy Green and Wendy Van Duivenvoorde after the graduation ceremony.

Congratulations Jeremy Green

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Kirsten Tullis

Revealing the Museum: Who Am I?

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Abrolhos Islands, Copyright WA Museum

Search for 5th Old Dutch shipwreck to continue

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Introducing Moridilla fifo

Moridilla fifo

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A crèche in a large metropolitan hospital, 1953.

Exhibition reveals the truth about Australia’s past adoption practices

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A burial at sea. The Illustrated London News, November 1880. Courtesy State Library of Victoria

Rough medicine on the high seas

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Eendracht interior

3D Modelling at the Museum

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Powder scoop from the Batavia

WA’s first Dutch connections on display at Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery Centre

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Not an Agelas axifera, but this specimen from the Houtman Abrolhos Islands looks similar to the rare sponge the Museum is looking for.

Calling all beachcombers – have you seen this sponge?

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Lieutenant Reg Saunders (left) and Lieutenant Tom Derrick VC DCM, congratulate each other following their graduation from the Office Cadet Training Unit at Seymour, 25 November 1944.

Stories about Indigenous Australians at war presented at the Western Australian Museum – Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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Top left – Specimen of Chaeropus ecaudatus from the Australian Museum. Bottom left – Reconstruction of Chaeropus ecaudatus by John Gould. Right – Upper and lower molar of the fossil Pig-footed bandicoot, Chaeropus baynesi. Scale = 1mm.

Discovery of oldest Pig-footed Bandicoot fossils

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Nudibranch is the tiny orange-tipped sausages all over its back

Name this Creature

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New Museum design

Bold new museum links past, present and future

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Fossil skull and jaw of the giant bettong, Gumardee springae. Scale = 1cm. Courtesy Dr Kenny Travouillon

Giant Bettongs and Tree Climbing Fanged kangaroos in ancient Australian rainforests

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A new species of spider crab in northern Australia

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Extent of the Indian Ocean

The Leeuwin Effect – when the Indian Ocean houses Pacific taxa

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Fred Saunders

Revealing the Museum: Who Am I?

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Beneath the Waves wins 2016 WA Film Award

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2016 WA Museum NAIDOC Family Day

2016 WA MUSEUM NAIDOC FAMILY DAY

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The Last Day at the Museum – Family Open Day

The Last Day at the Museum – Family Open Day

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Your museum – your say

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Image of arachnid

New subterranean arachnid described from the Pilbara

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Image of Pseudoscorpion

Western Australian Museum scientists describe new species of arachnid from Barrow Island, Western Australia.

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Alec Coles

New Museum: Temporary Closure

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WA Museum-Perth

New chapter for WA Museum at State Library of WA

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Western Swamp Tortoise

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Australian submarine AE2 with crew on deck at Portsmouth, 1914.

New exhibition at the WA Museum – Albany explores role of Royal Australian Navy in World War One

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Blue whale on the 5th floor of Francis Street

Preparing the Blue Whale for the New Museum

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