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With so many science and culture offerings online, we could share them all day. Instead of clogging up your social feed whenever we get excited about something, we’re pulling together a round up of the things that we love in the #MuseumFromHome category. Here’s our first group of winners, from all over the world, to keep your #MuseumFamily going until you can visit our brilliant WA Museum sites once again.

Distant Discoveries

COVID-19 has caused the temporary closure of our Museums, but whilst our doors are closed there’s still a whole lot of magic going on. We are working together to ensure that our collections, our knowledge and our expertise is available to you – and the wider world!

Visit WA Museum

 

Heritage Happenings for Kids​

This brilliant collection of UK based museum activities for kids has something for everyone to enjoy! Fill your school holidays with heritage fun!

Visit Kids in Museums

Five novels from the Victorian era to give comfort in troubled times​

Many of us have some spare time, where we were previously on a train, bus or in peak hour traffic. Here are some Victorian classics with happy endings to lighten your days.

Visit The Conversation UK

 

Forget your troubles with these crazy but REAL science illustrations​

Some scientific concepts are so intricate and discombobulating, they are difficult to convey in words – but a good, old-fashioned visual aid can make it crystal clear.  But not every concept is going to result in a serious picture. A squid in an MRI machine is always going to look pretty funny, no matter how well it is drawn.

Visit Science Alert​​

 

Understand the Gold Rush with the National Museum of Australia​

The discovery of gold in the 1850s started a series of rushes that transformed the Australian colonies. Follow along as the NMA online exhibition dives into how this transformation impacted all of Australia.

Visit the National Museum of Australia