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. In 2016 Museum Victoria changed its name to Museums Victoria. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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Selected resources (7)

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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. (251)

  1. Memoirs of Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 1998-2016 ]
    View online
    At 24 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.675)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.675)

  2. Museum Victoria magazine
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 2001-2016 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.733)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.733)

  3. 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: 19.081)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.081)

  4. Museum Victoria science reports (Online)
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2002-2016 ]
    View online
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.573)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.573)

  5. 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 47 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: 15.756)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.756)

  6. Forests of ash : an environmental history / Tom Griffiths
    Griffiths, Tom, 1957-
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 95 libraries
    Forests of ash : an environmental history / Tom Griffiths
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.567)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.567)

  7. Prehistoric giants : the megafauna of Australia / Danielle Clode
    Clode, Danielle
    [ Book : 2008-2009 ]
    At 143 libraries
    Prehistoric giants : the megafauna of Australia / Danielle Clode
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.238)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.238)

  8. Museum (Melbourne, Vic. : 2004)
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 2004-2006 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.038)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.038)

  9. Six months Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 2007-2016 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.81)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.81)

  10. A day in Pompeii / Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Book : 2009 ]
    At 38 libraries
    A day in Pompeii / Museum Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.318)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.318)

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  1. Mueller, Ferdinand, (Baron von) (1825-)
    non-artist/designer/curator; ; Botanist; 6910; Naturalist; Botanists
    ... 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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    Transparency - Gallery Interior, Scienceworks, Spotswood, Victoria, Mar 1992
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  1. Museum of Victoria at Carlton architectural preliminary brief
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  3. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria
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  4. Museum (Melbourne, Vic.)
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.255)

  1. Winter program of events : June - August 95 / Museum of Victoria
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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.648)

  2. The ascent of Everest / [by] John Hunt
    Hunt, John Hunt Baron, 1910-1998
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  3. Victoria's national parks : explorer's guide / [text: Parks Victoria]
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    Victoria's national parks : explorer's guide / [text: Parks Victoria]
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  1. MUSEUM
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 21 May 1932 p 6 Article
    ... MUSEUM ' . The quarterly magazine of the Australian Museum continues to be an informative help to ... of the Otway Forest In Victoria, there to introduce one to some mysteries of Insect life. ... 234 words
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    ... 's Victoria «a^^^^H Museum, «peafclnrj^ra^HH 'In TowrT^Cn^^^^M gramme about the; ^ap|^^H inherent In tdenunu ... H^^H pective museum ejUJpjJeJagBB ... 32 words
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    ... MUSEUM The quarterly magazine of the Australian Museum continues to be an informative help to ... Forest In Victoria, there to Introduce one to somb mysteries of insect life. ... 231 words
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  2. The rush to be rich : a history of the colony of Victoria, 1883-1889 / Geoffrey Serle
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