A few of our favourite things

Collection Blog

This blog is written by Migration Museum staff and volunteers. It is a chance for us to share with you some of our favourite things from the Migration Museum collection, and what makes them special to us. Not all of our collection can be displayed in the Museum, so this is also a place for us to uncover some of the ‘hidden treasures’ we have in our store.

Captured in ink

This wonderful caricature gives us a snapshot of the life of Mr Antonio Giordano. We believe it depicts him returning from labour at one of the internment camps he was held in during the Second World War. Read more about Captured in ink >

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There's More to this Locket than Meets the Eye


This beautiful little locket stands about six centimetres high and contains a hand painted water colour miniature of early colonist Captain William Allen. Read more about There's More to this Locket than Meets the Eye >

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A gift from a friend

This jacket is a real treasure of the Migration Museum collection and in popular demand. Read more about A gift from a friend >

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