Be intrigued by the richness of the University of Melbourne's marvellous collections. Many collections are open throughout the Festival weekend from 10:00am-4:00pm. Check these individual listings for opening times.
Architecture, Building and Planning Library Rare Materials Collection
See the display of architectural theses on the 3rd floor, ERC Library.
Enjoy the splendid exhibition Knowledge through print: a Melbourne perspective
View prints by Albrecht Dürer and his German contemporaries in the exhibition Mad Max and the Renaissance in the Leigh Scott Room, 1st floor, Baillieu Library.
East Asian Collection
See the exhibition Glimpses of the East: treasures from the East Asian Collection on the 3rd floor, Baillieu Library.
Experience the extraordinary life and interests of Percy Grainger, and visit the exhibition Life under a shadow: John Harry Grainger architect and civil engineer.
Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology
Inspect examples of human anatomy, specimens and artefacts of historical significance on the 3rd floor, Medical Building. The Museum is open solely for booked tours.
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum
See the exhibition The dental journey: from tusks to teeth to the vulcanite age, ground floor, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, 720 Swanston Street.
Law Rare Books Collection
View treasures of legal history on display on the 3rd floor, ERC Library.
Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library: Rare Collections
Enjoy the exhibition J-J Rousseau and music in the Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library, 3rd floor, Arts West.
Be amazed by the significance of the historic map collection in the display on the 3rd floor, ERC Library.
Medical History Museum
Reminisce in the exhibition A med student's life on the 2nd floor, Brownless Biomedical Library.
School of Physics Museum
Inspect laboratory instruments, documents and photographs which relate to the teaching and research activities of the School of Physics.
School of Chemistry Collection
See artefacts relating to teaching and research in Chemistry at the University.
Tiegs Zoology Museum
View the historic zoological specimens, many dating from the 1800s.
University of Melbourne Archives
Learn about Melbourne's architectural heritage in the exhibition A wealth of details: architectural plans, photographs and documents from the University of Melbourne Archives on the ground floor, Baillieu Library.
University of Melbourne Herbarium
See the home of approximately 80,000 dried, pressed plant specimens from all major plant groups in the historic Herbarium. The Herbarium is open solely for booked tours.
10:30am and 1:15pm.
For further information on collections and events, please download the Cultural Treasures Festival 2012 brochure