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
https://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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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Museum Victoria
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. A History of Museum Victoria
    Rasmussen, Carolyn et al
    Published: Museum Victoria, c.2001
  3. How Can a Museum Collect Dead Things and Remain Alive? Reflections on the History of Museum Victoria
    Rasmussen, Carolyn
    Published: 2012
    Series: Circa: the Journal of Professional Historians, 2102, 3, 63-73
  4. Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 2005
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 16, 1, 122-124
  5. Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia
    Museum Victoria
    Published: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 2004
  6. Pharaoh, Mark
    Published: 2002
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 14, 1, 107-109
  7. 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
  8. The Mining Collection of the National Museum of Victoria, 1856-1871
    Aitken, Richard
    Published: University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1990
  9. The Art of Science: Remarkable Natural History Illustrations from Museum Victoria
    Kean, John
    Published: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 2013
  10. Growth and Life Stages of Ornithology in Museum Victoria
    Longmore, N.W.
    Published: Nuttall Ornithological Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2012
    Series: Contributions to Contributions to the History of Australasian Ornithology, volume 2, 89-139
  11. The geology collections of Museum Victoria, Melbourne
    Birch, W. D. and Henry, D.A.
    Published: 2000
    Series: Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 6, 2, 83-91
  12. Changing of the guard in mineralogy at Museum Victoria, Melbourne
    Anon
    Published: 2015
    Series: Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 2, 61-2
  13. Mapping an Ancestral Past: Discovering Charles Richards' Maps of Aboriginal South-Eastern Australia
    Knapman, Gareth
    Published: 2011
    Series: Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2011, 1, 17-33
  14. Biographical Notes on George Lyell, Victorian Lepidopterist [Part 1]
    Hewish, Marilyn
    Published: 2014
    Series: Victorian Entomologist, 44, 5, 96-106

Resources by Museum Victoria. (269)

  1. Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Government publication, Archived website : 2000 ]
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    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,793.211)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,793.211)

  2. Museum Victoria magazine
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical, Government publication : 2001-2019 ]
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,541.807)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,541.807)

  3. Discover : inside Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Periodical : 2016-2019 ]
    At Museums Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,283.074)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,283.074)

  4. A History of Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Government publication, Book : 2001 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,955.471)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,955.471)

  5. Museum (Melbourne, Vic. : 2004)
    Museum Victoria
    [ Government publication, Periodical : 2004-2006 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,834.957)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,834.957)

  6. [Museum Victoria information sheets - children's museum - Australian Internet Sites]
    Museum Victoria
    [ Government publication, Archived website : 2005 ]
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,579.988)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,579.988)

  7. Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia / Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Book, Government publication : 2004 ]
    At 43 libraries
    Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia / Museum Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,218.703)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,218.703)

  8. Treasures : Museum Victoria celebrates 150 years : education activities
    Museum Victoria
    [ Book, Government publication : 2006 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,201.223)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,201.223)

  9. Museum Victoria visitor guide : Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games
    Museum Victoria
    [ Book, Government publication : 2006 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,142.346)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,142.346)

  10. Six months Museum Victoria
    Museum Victoria
    [ Government publication, Periodical : 2007-2015 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,134.625)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,134.625)

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  1. Immigration Museum sensory map / Museums Victoria
    Museums Victoria
    [ Map : 2016 ]
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    At 9 libraries
    Immigration Museum sensory map / Museums Victoria
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 236.874)

  2. Sensory friendly Melbourne Museum map / Melbourne Museum
    Melbourne Museum
    [ Map : 2015 ]
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  3. Railway map of Victoria, Australia
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    [ Map : 1946-1988 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  1. AUSTRALIA DAY 1998 HONOURS
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Special (National : 1977 - 2012) Monday 26 January 1998 p 1

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Government House CANBERRA ACT 2600 26 January 1998 AUSTRALIA DAY 1998 HONOURS The Governor ... Australia, 1998 9"780644"4 94427' To be Officers (AO) in the General Division (continued) Mr David Gordon ... 13808 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,046.056)

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  2. AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 2 September 1853 [Issue No.95] p 1479

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Council 17th Victoria, No. % to name £Tenry Watson Packer, Esquire, to be the Cftfwn Trustee of the ... 60 words
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  3. Home affairs and Environment MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Public Service (National : 1977 - 2007) Thursday 24 November 1983 p 6935

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Home affairs and Environment MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY Note Inquiries re ... re apply Apply M20 AUSTRALIAN ARCHIVES VICTORIA Business Management Branch Clerical Assistant, Grade ... 1047 words
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  1. Museum of Victoria (1983-1998)
    ... Museum Victoria (1998 - ) ... Science Museum of Victoria ... . In 1998 it changed its name and corporate identity to Museum Victoria. Works by these bodies may be ... Museum of Victoria and the National Museum of Victoria. In 1998 the Museum was renamed Museum Victoria. ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,168.835)

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  2. Science Museum of Victoria (1970-1983)
    ... Museum of Victoria (1983 - 1998) ... Institute of Applied Science of Victoria ... The Industrial and Technological Museum of Victoria was established c.1870. In 1945 leglislation ... was passed changing its name to the Museum of Applied Science of Victoria. In January 1961 it became ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,456.719)

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  3. Council of the Museum of Victoria (from 1997 known as Museums Board of Victoria and from 1998 also known as Museum Victoria) (1983-)
    ... public service.<BR /><BR />From early 1998 the oganisation began to identify itself as Museum Victoria ... (Museum Victoria Annual Report 1997 -- 1998 p2).<BR /><BR />Until March 1991 the Museum comprised a single ...
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  1. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria
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    [ Periodical, Government publication : 1984-2019 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 669.176)

  2. Museum (Melbourne, Vic.)
    Museum of Victoria
    [ Government publication, Periodical : 1995-1999 ]
    At 8 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 668.879)

  3. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne
    National Museum of Victoria
    [ Periodical, Government publication : 1946-1983 ]
    At 24 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 636.049)

  4. Occasional papers from the Museum of Victoria
    Andersson, Thomas
    [ Periodical, Government publication : 1984-2019 ]
    At 30 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 628.134)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 628.134)

  1. Women's work : Aboriginal women's artefacts in the Museum of Victoria / Aboriginal Studies Department, Museum of Victoria
    Museum of Victoria
    [ Book, Government publication : 1991-1998 ]
    At 66 libraries
    Women's work : Aboriginal women's artefacts in the Museum of Victoria / Aboriginal Studies Department, Museum of Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 934.863)

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  2. The Victoria & Albert Museum / Michael Darby ... [et al.]
    Darby, Michael, 1944-
    [ Book : 1983 ]
    At 29 libraries
    The Victoria & Albert Museum / Michael Darby ... [et al.]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 924.286)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 924.286)

  3. Museum of Victoria
    Museum of Victoria
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    Museum of Victoria
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 903.575)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 903.575)

  4. Museum of Victoria Spotswood
    Museum of Victoria
    [ Book, Government publication : 1987 ]
    At 11 libraries
    Museum of Victoria Spotswood
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 838.348)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 838.348)

  1. Card - Gold Pass, Museum Victoria, ...
    Dr June Factor
    [ Object : 2000-2010 ]
    Card - Gold Pass, Museum Victoria, 2000-2010
  2. Manuals & Instruction Sheets - Muse ...
    Casio
    [ Object : 2001 ]
    Manuals & Instruction Sheets - Museum Victoria, Collection Inventory System 3, circa 2001
  3. Medal - Soviet Space Exhibition, Mu ...
    Museum Victoria
    [ Object : 1984 ]
    Medal - Soviet Space Exhibition, Museum Victoria, Australia, 1984
  4. Medal - Phar Lap, Gold, Museum Vict ...
    Museum Victoria
    [ Object : 1983 ]
    Medal - Phar Lap, Gold, Museum Victoria, Australia, 1983
  5. Medal - Phar Lap, Silver, Museum Vi ...
    Museum Victoria
    [ Object : 1983 ]
    Medal - Phar Lap, Silver, Museum Victoria, Australia, 1983
  6. Transparency - Amphitheatre Stairs, ...
    Scienceworks, M ...
    [ Object : 1991 ]
    Transparency - Amphitheatre Stairs, Scienceworks, Spotswood, Victoria, circa 1991
  1. Imperial Park/Zoo/Museum at Mount Victoria
    Imperial Park/Zoo/Museum at Mount Victoria
    Created by keithpainter, 53 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 337.58)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 337.58)

  2. Ballarat Gold Museum
    Ballarat Gold Museum
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    Articles held by the Ballarat Gold Museum.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 243.555)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 243.555)

  3. falls creek victoria
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    Created by honeyant, 1 item.

    falls creek museum information

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  1. MUSEUM.
    Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas. : 1883 - 1928) Saturday 9 September 1893 p 6 Article
    ... MUSEUM. To the various sections of the Museum a considerable number of donations have been received ... an entomological collec-tion in the Museum, Mrs Lodder's dona-tion consists of four small cases very ... 1008 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,102.48)

  2. MUSEUM
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Saturday 21 May 1932 p 6 Article
    ... MUSEUM ' . The quarterly magazine of the Aus-tralian 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
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,071.728)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,071.728)

  3. MUSEUM [?]
    The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954) Friday 16 January 1953 p 1 Article
    ... sands."—Sir Leigh Ashton, the Director of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, speaking in the BBC's "In ... MUSEUM PIECE "I was once very impressed by a piece of remarkable red glass which came from Egypt ... 32 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,068.376)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,068.376)

  1. Interview - Bronwyn Thompson, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 29 Apr, 1997
    Ms Catherine L. Andrews
    [ Sound, Object : 1997 ]
    View online
    At Museum Victoria Coll
    Interview - Bronwyn Thompson, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 29 Apr, 1997
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 477.308)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 477.308)

  2. Interview - Kym Haines, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 1 May, 1997
    Ms Catherine L. Andrews
    [ Sound, Object : 1997 ]
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    At Museum Victoria Coll
    Interview - Kym Haines, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 1 May, 1997
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 477.288)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 477.288)

  3. Interview - Lorraine Langmuir, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 21 Apr, 1997
    Ms Catherine L. Andrews
    [ Sound, Object : 1997 ]
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    At Museum Victoria Coll
    Interview - Lorraine Langmuir, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 21 Apr, 1997
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 466.9)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 466.9)

  4. Interview - Robin Hirst, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 29 Apr, 1997
    Ms Catherine L. Andrews
    [ Sound, Object : 1997 ]
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    At Museum Victoria Coll
    Interview - Robin Hirst, Museum of Victoria, DAT Recording, Melbourne, 29 Apr, 1997
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 466.442)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 466.442)

  1. National Museum of Victoria : Australian Gallery File
    National Museum of Victoria
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    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 399.73)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 399.73)

  2. Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery : [collection of exhibition catalogues]
    Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (Launceston, Tas.)
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    Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery : [collection of exhibition catalogues]
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  3. Museum of Victoria at Carlton architectural preliminary brief
    Kinhill Engineers
    [ Published, Book, Government publication : 1994 ]
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