Treasures of the Natural World



Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
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The World’s Biggest, Rarest, Oldest and Most Fascinating Treasures are landing from London!

For the first time in Australia, treasures from London’s Natural History Museum, are landing in May 2020.

Journey through the natural world and marvel at the objects that changed the course of humanity.

Exclusive to Melbourne Museum, you’ll have the opportunity to see the world’s biggest, rarest, oldest and most fascinating treasures from all the corners of the earth; a Martian meteorite, a 200 million year old fossil and an incredibly rare 717-gram gold nugget.

From the unique or extremely rare to the mysterious and astonishing, get up close and personal with over 200 artefacts that unlock the mysteries of life and whose colourful stories will inspire you to see our world, our biggest treasure, in a completely different light.

Purchase your early bird ticket before 29 February for a chance to win $5000 to explore the natural world. Terms and conditions apply.