National Science Week 2023

New ways of looking at old things. What roles can science play in museum collections?
For National Science Week 2023 (12 – 20 August) we've partnered with Sydney Analytical on a series of floor talks and lectures based on science in the museum. Find out how science can help build new understanding of cultural and historic artefacts.

Lunchtime talks

Evening talk

Free weekend workshops

Behind-the-Scenes Videos

Featured image (top of page): Portable Vibrational Spectroscopy analysis being conducted on the coffin of Mer-Neith-ie-es (NMR.29) by Thérèse Harrison from Sydney Analytical as part of The Mummy Project.