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Book Cover: Treasures of the Museum
Museum Vitoria's 150th anniversary publication

Museum Victoria is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2004. To honour the occasion our ‘treasures’ are on show. Over 80 of the most significant, beautiful and intriguing objects from the museum's vast collections will be on special display until December 31. Melbourne Museum will present the flagship exhibits with smaller displays at the Immigration Museum and Scienceworks.

Principal sponsor: Channel 7.
Supported by: Leader Community Newspapers and 774 ABC local radio


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From Phar Lap to fencing wire, Aboriginal artworks to the Giant Gippsland Earthworm, Treasures of the Museum spans the familiar and the unfamiliar, the priceless and the everyday. In 216 pages, this superb hardback publication features exquisite photographs of the museum's most treasured objects, and fascinating insights into each by curators, collection staff and eminent Australians. Available for A$39.95 from:
Museum Victoria shops, or
Publications Unit:
Tel: 61 3 8341 7574
Fax: 61 3 8341 7573
Email: publications@museum.vic.gov.au


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