Australia's first museum, showcasing an outstanding natural history and cultural collection. Home to the Australian Museum Research Institute. The Australian Museum is a New South Wales Government funded cultural institution.
The Australian Museum is custodian to a collection of over 18 million natural history and cultural objects. As well as exhibitions, the AM is actively involved in science research through the Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI). AMRI's work focuses on some of today’s major challenges including climate change impacts on biodiversity, biosecurity and understanding what constitutes and influences effective wildlife conservation.