Eight myths about snakes
Some common misconceptions, and what you can do to keep snakes out of your yard.
The first taipan to be milked for venom
When is a creature extinct?
And does this dragon still exist?
Discover Documentary: Biobank
Discover the Ian Potter Australian Wildlife Biobank: a state-of-the-art liquid nitrogen storage facility containing tissue, venom, and even live cells.
At the heart of the museum is a piece of Victoria's mountain landscape with tall eucalypts, ferns, rare plants and wildlife. Delve in to the secrets of our Forest Galley.
Museums, Specimens and Taxidermy
Bringing the dead to life - sort of!
We've been blown away by the number of people who have reached out to us about Wild—here are some answers to your most often asked questions.
Lunar New Year: 10 Australian tigers
Think you know tigers? What about those found in Australia?
Forbidden objects in the museum's collection
What do a doll, religious text, gun, and surprised-looking cat have in common?
Lunar New Year
This Lunar New Year, come for a tour of the Chinese Zodiac through the Museums Victoria collection.
A glimpse into the past, to enlighten the future of biodiversity on Earth
What can we learn from the first scientific descriptions of animals and the Earth’s biodiversity, written hundreds of years ago?
Deaccessioning: Why do museums remove objects from collections?
The public collections found in museums across the world are a historic record. But that does not mean everything stays there forever.