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Secret Lives, Forgotten Stories: Highlights from Heritage Victoria's Archaeological Collection

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Get close to the everyday objects, treasures and trinkets of Victoria's past

Encounter Eureka Rebellion pistols, wine bottles from savage shipwrecks and burial boxes from Ned Kelly’s Pentridge Prison grave in an immersive journey through Victoria’s history. For the first time, artefacts from the state’s oldest archaeological sites will be on display, revealing the battles, hardships and achievements that have shaped our story. For an even deeper look into the past, catch the free public floor talks held throughout the exhibition from curator Dr Andrew Jamieson and other experts.

Photo: Glass Champagne bottle with encrusted oyster shells, England, c. 19th century (c. 1860s). Excavated SS City of Launceston. Collection of Heritage Victoria.

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Secret Lives, Forgotten Stories: Highlights from Heritage Victoria's Archaeological Collection details

800 Swanston St, Carlton 3010

Telephone 03 8344 5148

Nearby Stations: Melbourne Central

Price FREE
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Date 16 Apr 2014-12 Oct 2014

Open Tue-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun noon-5pm

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