• Grainger's Kangaroo Pouch Free Music machine.

    Our collection

    Gain an insight into the breadth of this extraordinary collection.

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  • Two visitors to the Grainger Museum look through the extensive collection.


    One of Melbourne’s most fascinating museums, a unique site devoted to creativity.

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  • Percy Grainger by George Larrieu c. 1950s

    Percy Grainger

    An icon of 20th century Australian musical culture.

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  • One of Grainger's pianos in the Museum collection. A 'Sentimentals' sheet music notation book sits at the ledger.

    Search the Catalogue

    Gain an insight into the breadth of this extraordinary collection.

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  • Portrait of Percy Grainger. He holds a scroll of sheet music at his piano.


    The Grainger Museum encourages research by academics, students and the general public.

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Opening hours

Extended opening hours for Cultural Collisions, from 7 to 23 October 2016:

Sunday - Saturday
10.00am – 4.00pm 

Regular Opening Hours from Monday 24 October:

Sunday - Friday
12.00pm – 4.00pm


The Grainger Museum is closed on public and University Holidays.

General admission

General admission is free.

Tours and floortalks

The Grainger Museum offers guided tours and floortalks to the public, led by our experienced staff. Tour and floortalks are charged at $5 per person.

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