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The changing face of Victoria virtual tour

Three arches set within white walls
12 May 2021

In a Library first, our newest exhibition has been transformed into a virtual tour for you to explore!

Discover The changing face of Victoria from wherever you are through the screen below. Use your mouse to zoom in and out, and to navigate your way through each of the quadrants.

Click on the blue circles to view the items up close and read their accompanying captions.

View our visually accessible digital experience.

About the exhibition

Revolution comes in many forms – homemade protest badges from the 1980s, wooden water purifier barrels from the 1800s, a red anarchy flag flown by pioneering unionist ‘Chummy’ Flemming and a newly commissioned artwork challenging disposable camping culture at festivals.

The changing face of Victoria exhibition explores the spirit of activism and invention, and its impact on modern Victoria, through four everyday themes: water, workers’ rights, camping and coffee.

On showcase are more than 150 objects, artworks and photographs that reveal the large and small ways we can all make a difference in shaping our world. 90 per cent of these collection items have never been exhibited before.