How do you move a museum?

With 3000+ specimens including taxidermy, skeletons, fossils, and models, not to mention the extensive fluid collection with preserving agents which can be flammable or toxic, it is a mammoth task to relocate an entire museum 600m across campus! The museum in question is the Cole Museum of Zoology, founded by Professor Francis Cole in 1907 […]

What is wrong with our Echidnas?

We were recently involved in a 7-day Twitter campaign to celebrate museums using the hashtag #MuseumWeek2021. We were asked to use different hashtags each day so we thought we would share some of the stories we posted in case you missed them! This one was for #ArtIsEverywhere by Claire Smith… Beautifully prepared and displayed museum […]

The Joy Of Jars – Make your own!

Watch our video on how to make your own fluid specimen – suitable for children and adults alike! The documentation referred to in the video can be downloaded from this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hPI2ehVBNJKNgFPOXgJIYOnwrlvLrLGg/view?usp=sharing