Museums, Art Galleries & Libraries

Museums & Art Galleries In Melbourne :

The NGV Collection contains over 68,000 works of art and approximately 87% of its records are available for viewing here. We are constantly improving and adding to the information on this website through research and scholarship, with updates being made to records on a regular basis and images added when they become available.
Australia’s only ‘kunsthalle’, ACCA brings the latest and most significant artwork by living artists from around the world to Melbourne audiencesAnita Traverso Gallery :Gould Galleries :For over thirty years Rob Gould has been successfully trading in the contemporary and secondary art market and is experienced in all facets of Australian art.

Gould Galleries has exhibiting premises in Melbourne, and professionally advises private, institutional, corporate, and international clients with regard to the formation, development and management of their art collections.

The philosophy and practice of the gallery is to exhibit only the finest quality in Australian and International art.

Tusk Gallery

Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi :

Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi has been exhibiting contemporary Australian Aboriginal art since 1983. The Gallery provides museum quality contemporary works to major national and international Collections including The National Gallery of Australia, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Australia’s state and regional public galleries.

Banking Museum

The museum tells the story of Australia’s banking heritage through displays of items such as banknotes and coins, moneyboxes, office machines, firearms, gold-mining equipment and uniforms. In putting together these displays, ANZ’s Banking Museum draws upon the rich historical resource of ANZ’s archives, an extensive collection of manuscripts, correspondence and photographs covering more than 170 years of banking operations.

Bunjilaka

At Melbourne Museum, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre is a meeting place for Koorie people and for visitors interested in Aboriginal culture.

Take a journey through Aboriginal history and experience today’s dynamic culture through objects, images and stories that illuminate connection to land.

Chinese Museum and Chinatown Visitor Centre

 The Chinese Museum documents, preserves and displays the history of Australians of Chinese descent.

The museum’s five floors showcase the heritage and culture of Australia’s Chinese community. 

 Fox Classic Car Collection

The Fox Classic Car Collection includes more than 50 prestige vehicles collected over a 30 year period by Lindsay Fox.  The collection includes Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar, Porsche and Mercedes Benz marques.  It is ideally situated in the historic Queen’s Warehouse in Melbourne’s new and exciting Docklands precinct.  The building itself has an interesting history being a former customs building and tenanted by the government printer in the early 1900’s.

Openings commence:
Tuesday 4 February 2014

Last open day Wednesday 3 December 2014

Cooks’ Cottage

Built in Yorkshire in 1755 by the parents of Captain James Cook, Cooks’ Cottage was transported to Melbourne and erected in the Fitzroy Gardens in 1934.

The cottage was taken apart brick by brick and packed into cases and barrels to be shipped to Australia, along with cuttings of ivy that originally adorned the house, which were replanted when the building was erected in Melbourne.

Immigration Museum :

Over the last 200 years people have journeyed from all over the world to make Australia their home. Hear their moving stories at the Immigration Museum.

Explore why Melbourne’s newcomers left their former homes, how they got here, what they found and the mark they made on the city.

Libraries In Melbourne :

You can find libraries in Melbourne here.