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Museum Lectures

Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.

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Miniature Gunditjmara Basket by artist Eva Ponting.

Why Models Work – The First Peoples Edition

From miniature hand-woven First Peoples baskets to the model of Captain Cook’s cottage, what do these objects tell us about history?

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Iguandodon model

Why Models Work – The Dinosaur Edition

Two centuries of changing ideas about the dinosaur Iguanodon.

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Why Models Work – Animal, Mineral, Vegetable Edition

Scientific model-making has a long tradition, from understanding marine life and viruses to recording the astounding gold nuggets of Victoria. 

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Woman talking to a crowd about the eels in the pond

Eel feeding

Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!

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