• 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.

    Visit

    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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  • Heavy Laden by Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Image of a Japanese girl in a red kimono carrying a baby on her back.

    Exhibitions

    An artist's utopia: Mortimer Menpes in Japan

    An exhibition of prints, paintings and decorative arts.
    Closes 1st March 2015.

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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.

    Education

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

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Exhibitions

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Opening hours

Mondays (during University semester)
12.00pm – 3.30pm

Tuesday to Friday
1.00pm – 4.30pm

Saturday
Closed

Sunday
1.00pm – 4.30pm 

The Grainger Museum will be closed for the installation of our next exhibition, from Monday 13 April to Thursday 23 April 2015.

The Grainger Museum is closed on public holidays and from Christmas through January each year.

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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Merchandise

A selection of books, CDs, cards and other merchandise is available for visitors to purchase.


Getting here

Address:

Grainger Museum
Gate 13, Royal Parade
Parkville, Melbourne

Public transport from the city

Catch the no. 19 tram along Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade and alight at stop 11.

For more information on public transport, check PTV.

Parking

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

Cycling

Bicycle lock racks are available at the rear of the Grainger Museum, and throughout the University.

Accessibility

The Grainger Museum is a fully accessible museum. If additional assistance is required, please contact us in advance.

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The Grainger Museum is part of the University of Melbourne Library and is one of the Cultural Collections of the University of Melbourne.

The Grainger Museum is proud to be a member of Cultural Tourism Victoria (CTV).