War Heritage Roadshow

Do you have wartime artefacts at home? Do you know their significance or how to care for them?

Bring your objects along for personalised advice from Australia's top preservation experts about how to keep your family's wartime heritage items safe in your home for future generations to enjoy.

The War Heritage Roadshow, an initiative of the Victorian Government's War History and Heritage Strategy, will tour Victoria during 2017, giving Victorians practical advice on caring for wartime artefacts.

Delivered by the University of Melbourne, the free Roadshow is bringing Australia's leading experts in preservation to you for a two-day line-up of workshops and information sessions.

Attend a workshop near you

The first War Heritage Roadshow will take place at the Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street North Melbourne on 31 March 2017 and 1 April 2017.

Visit the University of Melbourne's site to book free tickets and view the list of locations the Roadshow will visit in 2017.

Day 1 - 31 March 2017

Book a free one-on-one session with preservation experts and get answers to questions about your war memorabilia, as well as learn how to care for it. Sessions are 20 minutes and bookings are essential.

Day 2 - 1 April 2017

Attend a talk by Jude Fraser, Manager, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation on how to care for wartime heritage, and watch and participate in demonstrations of medal cleaning; storing paper objects; brush vacuuming techniques and researching family histories.

Please note, no munition or weaponry will be permitted at the venue.

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31 March 2017

Book a free one-on-one session.

1 April 2017

Book the Information session and practical demonstrations - Caring for your wartime memorabilia.

The War Heritage Roadshow will travel to regional locations in 2017.

Follow Victoria Remembers on Facebook or email war.heritage@dpc.vic.gov.au to receive notification of the schedule and future locations. 

Last updated on Tuesday, 28 March 2017