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Melbourne Museum

The Melbourne Museum is located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne.

It shares these gardens with The Royal Exhibition Building[?]. The main permanent exhibits include :

  • Phar Lap - a race horse who won the Melbourne Cup during the depression.
  • CSIRAC[?] - an early computer built in Australia by the forrunner organisation to the CSIRO[?]
  • Megafauna - including a skelaton of a giant wombat-like creature

The Melbourne Museum was originally located in the city block between LaTrobe, Swanston, Little Lonsdale and Russell streets. The Library of Victoria is now using all the space in the building.

Link : Melbourne Museum (http://melbourne.museum.vic.gov.au/)

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