The Gramophone Museum's mission is to provide major interactive displays of the history of sound reproduction, and to be a catalyst for further much needed research and discovery into Australia's connections to the history of recorded music.
Interactive display of over 2,000 exhibits including gramophones, phonographs, tape and digital reproducers.
A library of 100,000 recordings from all over the world.
Showcase a vast collection of music related ephemera, sheet music, needle tins, advertisement posters and toys.
Provide access to an extensive reference library and an online searchable database.
Promote visits from schools and universities for research and entertainment.
Provide workshops for learning the many arts of restoration and preservation works from experienced professionals.
Encourage tourism by providing an online platform with discussion forums and blogs.
Advertise and promote Australia's vast and ever expanding musical heritage.
Exhibit a dedicated section for local aboriginal musical art forms and instruments.
Hold regular live music concerts featuring artists from Australia's hugely diverse demographic.
Acquire, repair and maintain recording & reproducing devices and their recorded mediums.
Document, catalogue and archive artefacts collected by the museum.