Collection Areas

Discover the diversity of the Grainger Museum Collection which spans musical instruments, scores and concert programs along with an extensive collection of objects reflecting Percy Grainger’s career and personal interests and social sphere. The Museum supports research into its collection by making the collection, in its majority, discoverable online and on campus, through appointments to view requested materials. Learn more about collections areas below and explore a gallery of collection highlights.

Discover the following object types in the Grainger Museum's eclectic collection.

The artefacts Percy Grainger deposited in the Grainger Museum Collection tell the stories of an unashamedly eccentric individual who recognised that future generations were likely to re-interpret the collections with a new lens.   Actively responding to the imperatives of the present, the Grainger Museum is now a place of transformative learning and creativity, drawing on this diverse collection of objects to facilitate object-based learning.

Search the Grainger Collection Catalogue

Researchers can now search the Grainger Museum collection via our updated online database;  including correspondence, photographs, manuscripts and objects, Grainger’s personal library and museum reference collection.