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Grainger Museum

We are open Mondays, 1 - 4pm during Semester.

The Grainger Museum at the University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised and heritage-listed autobiographical museum documenting the life and times of musician and composer Percy Grainger. Spanning music, experimental sound technology, musical instruments, ethnography, art and design, the collection and archive provides a catalyst for innovation in teaching, learning, and collaborative research. The archive and collection of the Grainger Museum are accessible to researchers by appointment, and the Museum is open to the public during the semester on Mondays, 1 - 4pm.

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Whats On

Explore our program of events including performances, talks and activations offering new perspectives on the Museum and its collection. Explore

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Explore the Grainger Museum Collection, an internationally significant archive of over 100,000 items, spanning experimental sound technology and musical instruments, costumes, ethnography, art and design. Explore the Collection

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Learn more about the ways you can engage with the Museum in person and online through exhibitions, events, virtual tours, digital experiences and more. Read more

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Explore the Grainger Museum’s tertiary program, utilising the Museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection to spark new inquiry and creative work, across the disciplines. Read More



Learn more about the Grainger Museum’s active program of interdisciplinary research, including Researchers in Residence, and the latest creative work and scholarly publications produced and published. Explore Research

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Discover the history and origin of this unique autobiographical Museum, its aims and governance and learn how to keep up to date with the Museum’s latest news and events. Find out more

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