Plan your visit to the heritage listed, fully accessible Grainger Museum, located on the western edge of the University’s Parkville campus and explore the museum online in our virtual tour.

Visitor entering the Grainger Museum

Public Opening Hours

The Grainger Museum is open on the first Monday of each month (2pm - 3pm) and for public events throughout the year.

The Grainger Museum is closed on Public and University Holidays.

Grainger publications a history

Academic Access

The Grainger Museum is open for Teaching & Learning purposes by appointment.

The Collection is available online and to researchers and students by appointment

Photograph of the Grainger Museum sign. Thin metals letters spelling the name above the front entrance.


General admission is free.

The Grainger Museum occasionally hosts ticketed events and concerts. View our calendar.

You can take a virtual tour of our Museum here.

Grainger Museum map

Our Address

Grainger Museum
Gate 13, Royal Parade
Parkville, Melbourne

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Public Transport

Catch the No. 19 tram North along Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade and alight at Stop 11: University of Melbourne.

For more information on public transport, check PTV.

Parking sign


Limited street parking is available on Royal Parade, directly out the front of the museum.

wheelchair accessible sign


The Grainger Museum is accessible for wheelchair users and the mobility impaired. If additional assistance is required, please contact us in advance.

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Bicycle lock racks are available at the front and rear of the Grainger Museum, and throughout the University. A free public bike pump and repair station is adjacent to the bicycle lock racks at the front of the Museum.