About our collections
The National Historical Collection is the National Museum of Australia’s core collection of Australian history. The Holden Prototype Car No. 1 is part of the historical vehicle collection.
The Fred Hollows collection includes equipment used for eye examinations in outback Australia.
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We hold a rich and diverse collection of Australian historical material in trust for the nation.
Our online collection database includes about 10 per cent of the objects in our collection and searches about 48,000 objects.
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