Australian Museums

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Australian Museums

Australia has a variety of museums. The Australian Museum (1827) in Sydney features notable collections on natural history and anthropology; the National Maritime Museum (1991) is also in Sydney. Other major museums include the Nicholson Museum of Antiquities (1860) in Sydney; the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (1852) in Hobart; and Museum Victoria, incorporating the former National Museum of Victoria (1854) and Science Museum of Victoria (1870), both in Melbourne. Also of note is the Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre (1984) in Melbourne, and the science museums Scienceworks in Melbourne, Powerhouse in Sydney and Questacon in Canberra.

   

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