This site allows users to explore the natural sciences and humanities collections of Museums Victoria in Australia, featuring collections of zoology, geology, palaeontology, history, indigenous cultures and technology. Over 1.15 million records were presented at launch in 2015, accompanied by over 150,000 images.
The elements of each record that are defined as data carry a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
All the text content and information written by curators, collection managers, and others is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC- BY) licence.
Images, sounds and audio-visual material are licensed separately to text. The Museum applies open licenses wherever possible, including marking images as Public Domain as applicable. You will find over 100,000 openly licensed and public domain images in this site.