The museum is a specialist medical history museum which is housed in College House; two linked Victorian buildings located opposite the Fitzroy Gardens on the edge of the city of Melbourne. The museum has existed in various forms since 1954. In 1996, renovations at the College provided a dedicated space for the museum, which was officially opened in October 1997 by Professor Bryan Hibbard, Curator of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Museum in London.The focus of the collection is the history of obstetrics and gynaecology in Australia and the contribution of this to the...
The Museum is situated on 6 hectares of Park land allowing for good demonstration of mobile exhibits. There is sufficient area to demonstrate the farming and road making equipment.
The collections of stationary engines are housed in large sheds with the steam engines and larger IC exhibits permanently mounted for operational display.
A blacksmith's shed includes a steam hammer and associated boiler.
An annual rally is held in early March when enthusiasts from around the state bring exhibits to swell the displays.
Well groomed grounds with a lake, BBQ and picnic facilities as well as a miniature...
The museum is located at the Caulfield campus of Monash University. The main focus of the museum is a collection of computers, computer peripherals and related equipment presented as a chronology from the 1960s to the present. Display cabinets hold collections of computing devices such as slide rules and calculators.The museum holds a collection of computers, computer peripherals and related equipment dating from the early 1960's to the present. Another aspect of the collection is other computing devices such as slide rules and mechanical and electric calculators etc.