Donating Items to Museum Victoria
Please note that the Discovery Centre at Melbourne Museum is now open 5 days a week, Tuesday to Saturday.
Are you considering making a donation to Museum Victoria?
The Discovery Centre coordinates all offers to donate items to Museum Victoria. Museum Victoria can only consider accepting items that relate to its Collection areas of Science, Indigenous Cultures and Australian History and Technology.
The Museum Acquisition Committees assess donation offers on a case by case basis. Before submitting your donation offer, please read our donation guidelines.
If you would like to make a monetary donation or bequest please see this link.
Museum Victoria does not:
• Provide indications of value, worth or rarity
• Sell our objects
• Advise on or assist with commercial transactions relating to your objects
Discovery Centre will not reply to enquiries related to any of the above. For advice on obtaining a valuation please see our Valuations infosheet.
Please note that the Discovery Centre receives a large number of enquiries. We will endeavour to respond to all enquiries, however there may be occasions where we are unable to respond. Depending on staff resources and expertise, enquiries may take up to six weeks or sometimes longer.