Museum Victoria. (1998-)

Also known as
Museum Victoria.
Victoria. Museum of Victoria.
Function
Collection Management; History of Australian Engineering; History of Australian Science; History of Australian Technology
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36580388
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-783826

Biographies

Museum Victoria is Australia's largest public museum organisation.

Museum Victoria is responsible for the State's scientific and cultural collections, providing public access through three museums; Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum and Scienceworks and is custodian for the World Heritage Listed Royal Exhibition Building.

As the State's museum, Museum Victoria is responsible for more than 16 million individual objects. These objects are organised within three priceless collections - Sciences, Indigenous, History & Technology.

16 million items (managed as approximately 2.1 million specimens/lots encompassing natural sciences, indigenous studies and social history collections)

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

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In 1998 the Museum of Victoria changed its name to Museum Victoria. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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Resources for Museum Victoria.

Selected resources (7)

Collections Australia Network

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Museum Victoria
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 2005
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 16, 1, 122-124
  3. Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia
    Museum Victoria
    Published: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 2004
  4. Pharaoh, Mark
    Published: 2002
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 14, 1, 107-109
  5. The Battle for the Museum: Frederick McCoy and the Establishment of the National Museum of Victoria at the University of Melbourne
    Wilkinson, Ian R
    Published: 1996
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 11, 1, 1-11
  6. The Mining Collection of the National Museum of Victoria, 1856-1871
    Aitken, Richard
    Published: University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1990

Resources by Museum Victoria. (246)

  1. Memoirs of Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 1998-2016 ]
    View online
    At 23 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.735)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.735)

  2. Memoirs of Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 1998-2016 ]
    View online
    At 23 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.868)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.868)

  3. Museum Victoria magazine
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 2001-2016 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.904)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.904)

  4. Museum Victoria science reports (Online)
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2002-2016 ]
    View online
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.36)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.36)

  5. Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia / Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Book : 2004 ]
    At 44 libraries
    Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia / Museum Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.299)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.299)

  6. Museum Victoria magazine
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 2001-2016 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.948)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.948)

  7. Museum Victoria science reports (Online)
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2002-2016 ]
    View online
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.356)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.356)

  8. A museum for the people : a history of Museum Victoria and its predecessors, 1854-2000 / Carolyn Rasmusen ; with 46 contributors
    Rasmussen, Carolyn
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 49 libraries
    A museum for the people : a history of Museum Victoria and its predecessors, 1854-2000 / Carolyn Rasmusen ; with 46 contributors
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.206)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.206)

  9. Forests of ash : an environmental history / Tom Griffiths
    Griffiths, Tom, 1957-
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 94 libraries
    Forests of ash : an environmental history / Tom Griffiths
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.738)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.738)

  10. Prehistoric giants : the megafauna of Australia / Danielle Clode
    Clode, Danielle
    [ Book : 2008-2009 ]
    At 140 libraries
    Prehistoric giants : the megafauna of Australia / Danielle Clode
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.41)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.41)

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  1. Mueller, Ferdinand, (Baron von) (1825-)
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    ... Philosophical Society of Victoria (1854 - 1855) ... Ferdinand von Mueller was the first Government Botanist of Victoria and held the post for 43 years ...
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  3. Castelnau, Francis, (comte de) (1810-1880)
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  1. Website: Museum Victoria
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  1. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria
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  2. Occasional papers from the Museum of Victoria
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  3. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria
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  4. Museum (Melbourne, Vic.)
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  1. Winter program of events : June - August 95 / Museum of Victoria
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