Finders Keepers: Collectors and Their Stories

Exhibition and Shows

10 Jun 2017 to 24 Dec 2018

Peek into the personal collections of five fascinating collectors. Diverse, rich and often surprising, these collections are brimming with stories. From cherished mementoes of political careers, to well-worn protest T-shirts, each collection takes us on a journey through Australia’s democratic history.

Finders Keepers asks why do people collect, why do museums collect and what do our collections say about us? With 269 objects on display, the most in the history of the museum, Finders Keepers unveils the collector in us all and invites you to share your own collection story.

Families can explore the exhibition and discover what makes collectors tick with our fun, hands-on Finders Keepers Collector Kits.


Carpark Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Kiosk Restaurant

Event Times

10 Jun 2017 to 24 Dec 2018

Daily Event


Museum of Australian Democracy

King George Terrace, 18, Parkes, 2600

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