Dusting off an 8,000-year-old Irish elk skeleton is no simple task — especially when it’s three metres wide, two metres tall, has giant antlers and is suspended in the air.
- The Australian Museum will reopen on Saturday, November 28
- The museum has undergone a $57.5 million transformation and was closed for 15 months
- General admission will be free
The skeleton is just one of more than 21 million specimens being cleaned, dusted and arranged for the re-opening of the Australian Museum on November 28.
The iconic institution has been closed for 15 months and undergone an extensive $57.5 million transformation, dubbed Project Discover.
As part of the “top-to-bottom” upgrade, some back-of-house areas were knocked out to add more than…