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Blotched blue-tongue lizard on a rock

Education resources

Kids and families

School holiday activities
Phar Lap
The Fact Detectives

Our galleries, your home

Beyond the artefacts

A man stands proudly on a cliff overlooking a wild ocean wrapped in a possum skin cloak.
A black and white image of a toadlet.

Mindfulness in the rainforest

While you might not be able to visit the Learning Lab on site at the moment we would love for you to reboot your brain and immerse yourself in the magic of the Otways. Our cameras take you into a world were mountain ash trees reign and waterfalls plunge into valleys thick with ferns and alive with bird song. Take a guided journey—and see if you can hear the beating heart of this ancient rainforest.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Faecal Microbiota Transplants

Are miraculous poo transplants the future cure-all? Dr Amy and Dr Chamara from St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and transplant recipient Bobbie with her mum Carol talk frankly about all things poo transplant, from what ailments it is used for to how do you talk about it at a barbecue...

Who mutilated the Compt De Castelnau's rare books in the State Library of Victorias collection?

When a rare and valuable book is found mutilated, a Victorian-era, Agatha Christie-style whodunnit unfolds...

A spider sits atop a pencil.
A fearsome, two-legged dinosaur with strong, grasping arms.


A girl posing amongst illustrations of spaceships and stars.

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A girl wearing a red pinafore with hair blowing back
Red vinyl suitcase
mounted bird specimens

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