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1899

Professor McCoy dies. The collections of the National Museum are transferred from Melbourne University to the building in Swanston Street. The Mineralogy collections of the Industrial and Technological Museum are transferred to the National Museum, and other collections are put into storage or sold.

Crowns Land building 1854

Museum on the move, 1899 style! Transferring the collections from the University of Melbourne to a large brick building at the rear of the Public Library in Swanston Street,which was later called McCoy Hall.
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1863 1868
1870 1887
1899 1901
1915 1932
1939 1940
1965 1970
1983 1985
1992 1994
1996 1998
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