Grainger Museum, Melbourne

Área de identidad



Forma autorizada del nombre

Grainger Museum, Melbourne

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

  • Grainger Museum Archive
  • Special Collections and Grainger Museum, University of Melbourne


  • Universidad

Área de contacto


Dr Heather Gaunt primary contact



Dirección (calle)

Gate 13, Royal Parade, Parkville





Nombre del país

Código postal



03 8344 5270


Correo electrónico


Área de descripción


The Grainger Museum - the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia - is home to a wonderful collection of art, photographs, costumes, music scores and instruments acquired by Percy Grainger, an icon of twentieth century Australian musical culture.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

The Museum is on the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus in Melbourne, Victoria.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

The Museum was established by Percy Grainger in conjunction with the University of Melbourne, with the University providing the site and ongoing management and Percy providing the building and some funding.

Estructura administrativa

The Museum forms part of the Special Collections and Grainger Museum unit within University Services.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

The Museum does not actively collect however, in rare circumstances, material may be purchased or received as donation.


The Museum faces Royal Parade, Parkville. There is an additional store in Brunswick and staff offices are at the Baillieu Library at the University of Melbourne. Public access is only via the Museum on Royal Parade or via the Reading Room, level 3 of the Baillieu Library.


The archives are the collected papers of Percy Grainger. They relate both to Percy Grainger and were collected by him about others. There are also several smaller collections acquired later by the Museum and consistent with the Museum's objectives.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

See our website for access to the catalouge:

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

The Museum is open 12 noon to 4 pm every day except Saturdays, public and University holidays.

The archives can be ordered from the Reading Room website where they will made available for use.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Access to the Museum is free.
Access to the archival collection is via the Reading Room (see ) and is also without charge.
Researchers using the archival collection will be required to register and order material via our online ordering system (


Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

The Museum does not provide a research service. Where detailed research is required, researchers can order material and view these in the Reading Room or engage a private records agent/researcher to undertake the work on their behalf.

Servicios de reproducción

The Museum does not provide a general copying service. Where digitising items requested by researchers is in the interest of the collection, these may be approved for copying. Fees will apply.

Áreas públicas

Área de control

Identificador de la descripción

Identificador de la institución

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Revised 13 April 2018




Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

Gate 13, Royal Parade, Parkville
Melbourne, Victoria 3010