Donate to our collection
The Museum of Australian Democracy collection is connected to and located within the historical heart of Australian government and captures the ideas, movements, individuals and events of Australian democracy. Our collecting activities are guided by our Collection Development Plan. You can help to ensure that Australia’s democratic, political and parliamentary heritage is preserved for the benefit of future generations by making a donation to the Museum of Australian Democracy Collection.
How to donate
The first step is to tell us about what you would like to donate and we will assess it to ensure it meets the museum’s collection policy. Please complete the Collection Offer Form and email or post it to us along with photographs of the item/s if possible. Please do not send unsolicited items.
Please note that museum staff cannot offer valuations.
Cultural Gifts Program
The museum regularly accepts donations under the auspices of the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
For more information about donating to the museum’s collection, please contact us.
Telephone: 02 6270 8222
Collections, Museum of Australian Democracy
PO Box 3934
Manuka ACT 2603