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!
The Murchison meteorite
The story behind one of the most studied meteorites, which fell to earth near Victoria in 1969.
How do diamonds get their colours?
And what's so special about the pink ones?
Moon rock on display
Museums make it possible to see specimens from faraway places that you won't get the chance to visit yourself.
Minerals and Gemstones of Victoria
See some of Museums Victoria's collection on Google Arts & Culture.
Stories from the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. A stunning exhibition of thousands of minerals to tell the story of our ever-changing planet.