Meet the Museum



Are you curious to find out more about what goes on behind the scenes at the Museum? This monthly program delves into the less visible part of the Museum’s work, as our scientists, researchers, historians and curators share their expertise and passions.

Saturday 25 February | 2pm – 3pm

Hear from world expert Dr Chris Mah from the Smithsonian Institution about encounters with some of the most unusual creatures on the planet.

Thursday 16 March | 5pm – 6pm

Join us at this Meet the Museum talk to explore the complex and dark history of this heritage-listed space, from its lifespan as a colonial Gaol and use as an early 19th and 20th-century museum, to its contemporary use, and the changing meanings which underlie its occupation.