50 Years 50 Objects: Wireless Hill Museum exhibition celebrates City of Melville’s 50th anniversary


Museum curator Gina Capes and local history officer Kaylene Poon.
Museum curator Gina Capes and local history officer Kaylene Poon.

A TRIP down memory lane is what is on offer from Wireless Hill Museum’s latest exhibition, according to curator Gina Capes.

50 Years 50 Objects celebrates the City of Melville’s 50th anniversary through a selection of pieces linked to the area’s past.

Wireless Hill Museum’s 50 Years 50 Objects exhibition celebrates the City of Melville’s 50th anniversary year.

Among them are signs from florists, former drive-in theatres and old hotels, as well as sporting trophies, equipment and technology.

“It’s a big (exhibition),” Ms Capes said.

“It’s been a few years in the making and ranks highly because of the community collaboration.”

Wireless Hill Museum’s 50 Years 50 Objects exhibition celebrates the City of Melville’s 50th anniversary year.

Ms Capes said each piece on display has its own story to tell.

“The objects are just a conduit for the stories behind the City and its people,” she said.

“They’re great launching pads for people to tell their own stories.

“It’s a trip down memory lane.”

Wireless Hill Museum’s 50 Years 50 Objects exhibition celebrates the City of Melville’s 50th anniversary year.

The exhibition, located at the museum on Telefunken Drive in Ardross, include a memory booth for people to add their own stories.

The exhibition runs until the end of December.

Visit melvilletalks.com.au for more information.

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