Museum of Lillydale

Museum of Lillydale

Situated near the home of Dame Nellie Melba, the Museum provides the only permanent display of Melba memorabilia in Australia. Housed in the 1889 Shire Offices, the Museum also offers changing thematic exhibitions. The museum has recently undergone extensive renovations and restorations and offers a new program of exhibitions and activities. Exhibitions at the Museum include the life and times of Dame Nellie Melba and the rich and diverse social history of the Yarra Valley of Victoria.

Address: 
33 Castella Street, Lillydale, VIC
Tel: 
0397397230
Hours: 
11am-4pm Wednesday - Sunday
Admission: 
Adults $3.20, concession $1.60, families $7
Facilities: 
Toilets, car and bus parking, picnic area, refreshments, sales outlet, guided tours, research facilities, information brochure, community involvement, special membership, magazine/newsletter, education, outreach, touring exhibitions including changing exhibition program.
Collection: 
Estimated 5000 artefacts plus a collection of photographs
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Items

Dress

Empire Day Dress

Description:
Child's dress worn in early 1900s.
Date:
early 1900s

Travelling case

Nellie Melba's Travelling Case

Description:
Melba's travelling case used while on tour.
Date:
early 1900s