Monday, May 19, 2014

Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum Entrance

Melbourne Museum Early Aircraft

Melbourne Museum Tree Trunk

Melbourne Museum Whale of Fishes

Melbourne Museum Animals

Melbourne Museum is located right beside the Royal Exhibition Building in a very modern looking building. Its quite a contrast to the almost 150 years old building.

Aboriginal Artifacts


Melbourne Museum Aboriginal Statue

Melbourne Museum Aboriginal

Melbourne Museum Canoe


There is an entire section of Australian Aboriginal Artifacts on display. Most of them are statues and religious articles and some day to day items.

Animals


Melbourne Museum Manta Ray

Melbourne Museum Crab

Melbourne Museum Armadillo

Melbourne Museum Dermestid Beetles

Melbourne Museum Snake

Melbourne Museum Snapper

Melbourne Museum Tortoise

There is a remarkable number of animals or animal skeletons there in a huge section.

Dinosaurs 


Melbourne Museum Dino Fossils

Melbourne Museum Dino

Melbourne Museum Dinosaur Eggs

Melbourne Museum Flying Dinosaur

Melbourne Museum Fossilized Bones

Melbourne Museum Fozzilized Dinosaurs

No Museum is complete without dinosaur bones on display. There are also dinosaur eggs and actual mud footprints on display

Guns


Melbourne Museum Gun


Melbourne Museum Guns

There is a collection of guns used in Australia since the Europeans discovered it. 


Rocks


Melbourne Museum Glowing Rocks

Melbourne Museum Gold


Melbourne Museum Gypsum Closeup

Melbourne Museum Gypsum

Melbourne Museum Mesolite

Melbourne Museum Quartz

Melbourne Museum Rhodochrosite

Melbourne Museum Rocks

Melbourne Museum Volcanic Bomb

Melbourne Museum Welcome Nugget


The collection of rocks here is quite remarkable. Some of them are so colorful that they hardly look like rocks. And the collection of glow in the dark is absolutely stunning. 

Butterflies 


Melbourne Museum Worlds Fastest Butterfly

Melbourne Museum Worlds Largest Smallest Butterfly

Melbourne Museum Worlds Most Poisonous Butterfly

Melbourne Museum Butterflies

Melbourne Museum Butterfly Design

Melbourne Museum Butterfly Hourglass

Melbourne Museum Colorful Butterflies

Melbourne Museum Colorful Butterfly

There is a massive collection of Butterflies here from the biggest to the smallest. They are also arranged in very creative patterns. 

Bugs


Melbourne Museum Beetles

Melbourne Museum Compound Eye

Melbourne Museum Ant


Melbourne Museum Worlds Loudest Insect


Melbourne Museum Worlds Longest Largest Beetle


Melbourne Museum Worlds Heaviest Insect


Melbourne Museum Spiders

The Bugs collection is absolutely astounding . Spiders, Ants, Beetles, Honey Bees, and everything scary you can imagine. 

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