Museum Victoria 21 - 22 April 2018

Saturday 21 April - Consultation Day

Sunday 22 April - Activity Day

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Day 1 - Consultation Day

Saturday 21 April 10 am to 4 pm

Please book a free individual session with one of our experts;

  • Paper based wartime memorabilia (photos, prints, documents and diaries);
  • 3D artefacts (uniforms, military kit and equipment, medals and textiles);
  • General and historical information.

Twenty-minute sessions run from 10am to 4pm and bookings are essential.

Memorabilia brought in for these sessions will be photographed as a documentary record of the workshops.

For your safety and that of others STRICTLY NO WEAPONS OR MUNITION. If you would like advice about these, please bring a photo.

Rolling collection care demonstrations will be running throughout the day. These include cleaning of metals, archival storage for memorabilia, preventive measures and storage of textiles and researching military history.

We encourage people without memorabilia wishing to view sessions to book an observer ticket.

Day 2 - Activity Day

Sunday 22 April 10 am to 4 pm

10:15 am Talk: Caring for Wartime Memorabilia - Jude Fraser (Senior Conservator)

10.45 am Talk: Displaying Stories of War - Deborah Tout-Smith (Senior Curator)

Rolling collection care demonstrations will be running during the day.

These include:

  • cleaning of metals,
  • checking and preventing insect attack,
  • disaster preparedness in the home,
  • removing photographs from magnetic albums,
  • researching military history and medal information,
  • preventive and storage of textiles memorabilia.
World War 2 Ration Coupons

For bookings, please register here

For information on how to get to the Museum, visit the Museum website