They are creepy, crawly and some quite nasty. Spiders are the most crafty creatures alive. Spinning their intricate webs to catch their prey and climbing great heights and lengths, are only a few of their talents. They can swim, dance and bite to kill. Fearless creatures that will resist all attempts of attack. Some will even drop a limb when threatened and later grow it back. People far and wide, especially visitors to Australia are in awe of Australia's fascinating and some quite deadly creatures.
Spiders Alive & Deadly is a new major exhibition held at the Australian Museum. Discover 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs. Enter the Venom Lab and watch the Museum Scientists milking spiders, scorpions and centipedes.
Live demonstrations at the Venom Lab - Monday to Friday at 1.30pm and Saturday to Sunday at 10.30am and 1.30pm.