Community Gallery Spaces, Portland CEMA Arts Centre

The Portland CEMA Arts Centre is a multipurpose venue utilised by community organisations and hirers for meetings, workshops, rehearsals performance and exhibitions. Its collection includes a selection of prints, drawings, watercolours and oil collected during the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

ANZ Banking Museum

The museum illustrates the history of Australian banking and financial services. It displays banking equipment, manuscripts and illustrations from the ANZ bank's substantial archive.Approximately 3,000 items.

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Built in 1884, the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery is Australia's oldest and largest regional gallery and Australia's 5th largest collection.

Eureka Museum and Montrose Historic Cottage

John Alexander, stonemason of Montrose Scotland, arrived in Ballarat, 1853, to build real history just 900 metres from the site of the 1854 Eureka Stockade, where the miners stood their ground against the harsh gold tax imposed by the government.

Gisborne Steam Park

The main attractions of the Gisborne Steam Park are a working narrow gauge railway that will soon be used to take passengers on a loop of track; and working engines (including the Fowler Steam Road Roller and Ruston Hornsby Portable Steam Engine) that can be seen operating on regular running days

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Inc

The Queenscliff Maritime Centre and Museum presents the history and heritage of the Southern Port Phillip area; the dangers, wrecks, rescues and people who made its history.

Ancient Times House

Museum established 1954. Two floors of displays - approx 250 sq metres. Began as collection relevant to background of the Bible and continues that thrust. Education programs for booked groups is main activity. All funding private.Approximately 2,500 objects.

Dunolly Museum

The collection includes local photographs and mining equipment, firearms, gold nugget replicas and genealogical recordsEstimated 70 firearms and 20 gold nugget replicas amongst a total of 10,000 items

House of Bottles

This unique Museum is built from 13,569 bottles. A collection of old bottles, rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, memorabilia is housed inside.

Royal Australian Corps of Transport Museum

The Museum contains displays of Corps and related military memorabilia, as well as an outdoor display of over forty restored vehicles.

Andrew Ross Museum

This museum is housed in the former Schoolmaster's House (c.1880). Special exhibitions and events are staged in the adjoining school room (1878).

Laura and Charles Ferguson Museum

The former bakery houses some of the original bakery fittings and a large historical collection which includes costumes, maps, postcards, photographs, relics of the local racing industry and reminders of the municipality's heyday as a holiday, picnic and bathing resort.Approximately 2000 obj

Kew Historical Society Incorporated

This collection focuses on the history of Kew. Changing displays feature, artefacts, early scenes of Kew, (including tapestries and photographs), costumes (women's and children's) and an important collection of mayoral portraits.

Medical History Museum

The Museum houses a complete nineteenth century Savory & Moore Pharmacy from London, and a collection of apothecary bottles and decorative drug jars.

Philippine House Museum and Library

A library and large collection of material from the Philippines, including books, paintings, sculpture, musical instruments, tapestries, textiles, crafts, costumes, photographs and domestic items are housed in this purpose-built exhibition Gallery.

Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne

As a university-based art museum, The Potter offers distinctive experiences to visitors. Like the University itself, The Potter is committed to research, teaching and the enhancment of the cultural and intellectual life of the community.

Melbourne's Living Museum of the West

Australia's first ecomuseum, set in a park and historic industrial site on the banks of the Maribyrnong River. The Living Museum is a community-oriented regional museum, focusing on the unique heritage, culture and environment of Melbourne's Western Region.

Geelong Heritage Centre

Specialising in family and local history, this Centre features a large archival collection of regional Australiana.1 kilometre of records, books, etc

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Situated in Civic Reserve parkland, the gallery specialises in Australian prints and drawings, including works by Russel Drysdale, John Brack, Jan Senbergs, Noel Counihan, Charles Blackman, Diana Mogensen, Susan Stamp, Elizabeth Gower, Lynne Boyd, Fred Williams, Arthur Boyd and Brett Whitely.