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The Grainger Museum is the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia. Its fascinating collection contains not only objects directly related to Percy Grainger's compositional career, such as scores and manuscripts, but also more than 50,000 items, including diaries, ethnographic objects, furniture, decorative arts, photographs, artworks, clothing and correspondence with famous and not-so-famous contemporaries. Learn about the Museum’s rich history, including its revised aims recorded by Percy Grainger in 1955, the building’s history and iconic design by architect John Gawler, Academic Reference Group and ways you can support the Grainger and stay up to date with the latest news, programs and partnerships.