Whales | Tohorā

Come face-to-face with the world’s largest animals

Dive into the immersive Whales | Tohorā exhibition that brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum.

Presenting the latest cetacean research from the international scientific community, Whales | Tohorā explores the diversity, biology and adaptation of whales to life in our oceans and celebrates their role in South Pacific Islanders’ rich cultural history.

Exhibition highlights:
– Be enthralled by the sheer variety, size and scale of whale skeletons, including the 18m skeleton of a Bull Sperm Whale
– Walk through a life-sized heart of a Blue Whale
– Hear a symphony of whale noises in the sound chamber
– Enjoy breathtaking live footage from the deep ocean
– Get hands-on and touch the vertebra and rib of a fin whale
– Uncover the rich whale-riding stories and traditions of the Māori culture

Created by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

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When

Every day, 9.30am to 5pm

Saturday 20 October 2018 to Sunday 28 April 2019

Cost

Adult: $27.00
Children (5-15 years): $14.00
Children (0-4 years): Free
Concession: $22.00
Family (2 Adults + up to 3 children): $72.00
Family (1 Adult + up to 3 children: $49.00

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Accessibility services

  • Mobility access
  • Hearing loop

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