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Corporate entry Museum Victoria (1998 - )

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Collection management, History of Australian Engineering, History of Australian Science and History of Australian Technology
Melbourne, Victoria


In 1998 the Museum of Victoria was renamed Museum Victoria. The Museum was relocated to new premises at Carlton gardens in 2000.


 1858 - 1983 National Museum of Victoria
 1971 - 1983 Science Museum of Victoria
       1983 - 1998 Museum of Victoria
             1998 - Museum Victoria

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Published resources


  • Kean, John, The Art of Science: Remarkable Natural History Illustrations from Museum Victoria (Melbourne: Museum Victoria, 2013), 177 pp. Details
  • Museum Victoria, Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne: Museum Victoria, 2004), 206 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Longmore, N.W., 'Growth and Life Stages of Ornithology in Museum Victoria' in Contributions to Contributions to the History of Australasian Ornithology, volume 2, Davis, William E., Recher, Harry F. and Boles, Walter E., eds (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Nuttall Ornithological Club, 2012), pp. 89-139. Details

Journal Articles

  • Birch, W. D. and Henry, D.A., 'The geology collections of Museum Victoria, Melbourne', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 6 (2) (2000), 83-91. Details
  • Rasmussen, Carolyn, 'How Can a Museum Collect Dead Things and Remain Alive? Reflections on the History of Museum Victoria', Circa: the Journal of Professional Historians, 2102 (3) (2012), 63-73. Details




  • Aitken, Richard, 'The Mining Collection of the National Museum of Victoria, 1856-1871', MA thesis, University of Melbourne, 1990. Details

See also

  • Anon, 'Changing of the guard in mineralogy at Museum Victoria, Melbourne', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 17 (2) (2015), 61-2. Details
  • Hewish, Marilyn, 'Biographical Notes on George Lyell, Victorian Lepidopterist [Part 1]', Victorian Entomologist, 44 (5) (2014), 96-106. Details
  • Knapman, Gareth, 'Mapping an Ancestral Past: Discovering Charles Richards' Maps of Aboriginal South-Eastern Australia', Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2011 (1) (2011), 17-33. Details

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