Audio-Visual Material in the Kodak Heritage Collection at Museums Victoria
This audio-visual material in the Kodak collection is evocative and valuable in the study of Kodak’s history.
CSIRAC is back
CSIRAC, the world's oldest intact first-generation electronic computer, is now on display at Scienceworks.
This website explores the history of the Spotswood Pumping Station, one of Australia's most important industrial heritage sites.
What will the future be like?
Objects, images and documents relating to one of the first stored memory digital electronic computers.
Great Melbourne Telescope
Great Melbourne Telescope project website. The goal is to restore the telescope to working order so that it may be used for educational and public viewing.
Kodak Heritage Collection
A unique and extensive collection that documents the history of the photographic industry in Australia.
Collection Store tours
See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.
Pumping Station tours
A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.
Tractor - Chamberlain, prototype light tractor, 1959
Intended to compete with the popular Ferguson tractors, this Australian-built prototype never entered production.
From Polyzosteria limbata to wire strainersA life wandering in and out of museums (and why they matter)
A Flying LifeJohn Duigan and the first Australian aeroplane
Sunshine Stripper Harvester
The story of the most commercially successful Australian designed harvester.
His first love: Heartlands 2016 Arts Project
A touching story about an old computer.
The Invisible FarmerSecuring the history of Australian farming women
The astronomical lantern slide and the visual communication of popular science
Reel History: a look at life through motion film
What Makes a Telescope “Great”?Observations on the restoration of a once great reflector
Citizen SciencePeople-Power Building Knowledge of Nature
Reframing Colonial HistoriesRe-contextualising collections through contemporary art
The Intersection of Art & Historical CollectionsFirst Peoples Women, Creative Practice and the Museum
HV McKay crate
Lid lifted on mystery artefact.
Travel by tube?
Will we travel our future cities via vacuum transport?
Fashion Redux at Melbourne Museum
Major fashion names used the Museums State Collection, in collaboration with Melbourne Fashion Festival, to create a completely unique look.
Spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station
Central to Melbourne's first centralised sewerage system, this site, dating back to 1893, is heritage-listed.