The University of Melbourne is home to over 15 museums and galleries and over 30 individual collections, all of which play an intrinsic role in campus life, including teaching and learning, research, and student engagement. These cultural assets provide students, staff, and local and global communities the opportunity to gain knowledge, leading to an understanding of contemporary and traditional cultures, scientific discovery and creative practice.
The University’s museums, galleries and venues showcase everything from Australian art and artists, historical collections, music, theatre and live performance to STEM and the creative industries. Find out more
The University’s diverse cultural collections are unrivalled among Australian universities and span the entire breadth of fields from the visual arts to cartography, medicine, botany, archives and more including significant holdings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage collections. Explore the Collections
The University of Melbourne’s art and cultural collections includes significant Indigenous Australian materials of art and culture. More than 90+ communities of origin are thought to be represented. Read more