A meteorite from the core of another planet contains one of the rarest minerals on earth.
Discover Documentary: Conservation
From wedding dresses to meteorites, our Conservation team protect and preserve over 17 million objects in Museums Victoria's collection. This episode of Discover takes a look at how they do it!
Uncover the story of our planet. Dynamic Earth is a stunning exhibition that uses thousands of minerals to tell the story of our ever-changing planet.
600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves
How did life on Earth come to be the way it is and what happened in our part of the world?
The Murchison meteorite
The story behind one of the most studied meteorites, which fell to earth near Victoria in 1969.
Moon rock on display
Museums make it possible to see specimens from faraway places that you won't get the chance to visit yourself.
How do diamonds get their colours?
And what's so special about the pink ones?
A fulgurite that took microseconds to form, a moment to break and over 50 years to reassemble.
Anne Bermingham, a scientific pioneer of radiocarbon dating
Meet the woman who started Australia’s first radiocarbon dating lab.
Sylvia Whincup, a prolific collector and groundbreaking mineralogist
Sylvia amassed a collection of thousands of specimens and 167 new species.
Minerals and Gemstones of Victoria
See some of Museums Victoria's collection on Google Arts & Culture.