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The University Library holds many named collections of rare books, ancient maps, prints and other published materials. It manages several of the University's 33 Cultural Collections. Some of these collections are unique in the world, or have special significance for local communities and professions.
The University of Melbourne’s 33 Cultural Collections embody the history of many of the academic disciplines taught at the University. Object types are extremely varied and are important resources for students, staff and the wider community, whether used for research, teaching and learning, or engagement.
Ian Potter Museum of Art
The Ian Potter Museum of Art is the University of Melbourne’s art museum. It is the largest university-based art museum in Australia and a national leader in the field. The Potter manages the University Art Collection – a rich resource of art and artefacts spanning Neolithic to contemporary eras. It is a cultural and educational facility, serving both the campus community and the general public.
The Grainger Museum
The Grainger Museum is the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia. Its fascinating collection contains not only objects directly related to Percy Grainger's compositional career, such as scores and manuscripts, but also more than 50,000 items, including diaries, ethnographic objects, furniture, decorative arts, photographs, artworks, clothing and correspondence with famous and not-so-famous contemporaries.
Melbourne Theatre Company
The Melbourne Theatre Company is one of the major performing arts companies in Australia, and one of the largest theatre companies in the English-speaking world. Founded in 1953, the Company is also the oldest professional theatre company in Australia, and currently exists as a semi-autonomous department of the University of Melbourne.
Melbourne University Sport
Melbourne University Sport is a semi-autonomous department of the University of Melbourne and provides high-level policy, business and financial advice on the development and management of sport and recreation at the University.
Research at Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is a leading Australian research university, with research expenditure second only to that of the CSIRO, and possesses the largest cohort of research students in Australia. Our researchers are at the forefront of international scholarship in fields as diverse as human rights law, climate change, telecommunications and medical research.