A History of Museum Victoria


Pictorial Timeline




Pictorial Timeline


The Royal Exhibition Building is formally handed over to Museum Victoria.

Interior Royal Exhibition Building

The interior of the Royal Exhibition Building. The 1880 building has been restored to show the decorative scheme prepared for the opening of the first Federal Parliament in 1901.
Source: Museum of Victoria.

Tiwi women and museum staff in Collection Store

Tiwi women participating in a pilot project to trial new storage systems. Indigenous people have ready access to those parts of their cultural heritage which are held by the Museum.
Source: Museum Victoria


1854 1856
1863 1868
1870 1887
1899 1901
1915 1932
1939 1940
1965 1970
1983 1985
1992 1994
1996 1998
2000 2001

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