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Isaac Museums presents Isaac Digital Collections, a place where we invite you to dive deeper into our history and discover our stories from the comfort of your own home! Browse through digital exhibitions, local historical artefacts, ledgers, books and learn about local historical sites throughout the Isaac region.

Want to know more?

The ‘Ask your Local Historian’ service allows you to ask questions about our history and receive a response via email. We can help answer general questions about local and family history pertaining to Clermont and district. We will research your topic for one-hour total and respond within 14 working days. Please note that we cannot undertake detailed research on your behalf.

Interested in donating to our collection?

Isaac Museums welcome donations of local historical significance that tell the stories of our diverse communities.

All donations are subject to Isaac Museums Accession Criteria, as follows:

  • Relevance – IRC only collects objects that relate to the collection themes.
  • Significance – priority is given to objects which are significant for their historic, cultural, aesthetic, scientific/research or social/spiritual value.
  • Provenance – priority will be given to objects where the history of the object is known and associated documentation and support material can be provided.
  • Condition – badly damaged material or items in poor condition will not normally be accepted into the collections.
  • Interpretive Potential – objects that tell a story which adds to the interpretation of the museums key themes will be prioritised.
  • Rarity – objects may be prioritised if they are rare examples of a particular kind.
  • Duplications – objects which duplicate an item already in the collection will not be accepted unless they are of superior condition and/or historic value.
  • Legal Requirements – objects will only be accepted when the donor has legal title to the object.
  • Capacity – objects which exceed the storage and collections care capacity of IRC or which require extensive conservation treatment will not normally be accepted.

As well as Collection Subjects and Themes:

  • Megafauna, fossils and minerals.
  • First Peoples.
  • Local Identities and pioneers.
  • Mining, inclusive of gold, copper and coal.
  • Primary production, inclusive of grazing and cropping.
  • Development of the Isaac Region.
  • Transport and communications.
  • Social, sporting and community life.
  • Local industries and business.
  • Medical and militaria.

If you think your item or collection fits the Accession Criteria and Collection Subjects and Themes, please make contact with us using the online Donation Enquiry Form. If Isaac Museums decides to accept your donation, we will ask that you assist us with filling out the relevant form.

Isaac Museums presents Isaac Digital Collections, a place where we invite you to dive deeper into our history and discover our stories from the comfort of your own home! Browse through digital exhibitions, local historical artefacts, ledgers, books and learn about local historical sites throughout the Isaac region.

Want to know more?

The ‘Ask your Local Historian’ service allows you to ask questions about our history and receive a response via email. We can help answer general questions about local and family history pertaining to Clermont and district. We will research your topic for one-hour total and respond within 14 working days. Please note that we cannot undertake detailed research on your behalf.

Interested in donating to our collection?

Isaac Museums welcome donations of local historical significance that tell the stories of our diverse communities.

All donations are subject to Isaac Museums Accession Criteria, as follows:

  • Relevance – IRC only collects objects that relate to the collection themes.
  • Significance – priority is given to objects which are significant for their historic, cultural, aesthetic, scientific/research or social/spiritual value.
  • Provenance – priority will be given to objects where the history of the object is known and associated documentation and support material can be provided.
  • Condition – badly damaged material or items in poor condition will not normally be accepted into the collections.
  • Interpretive Potential – objects that tell a story which adds to the interpretation of the museums key themes will be prioritised.
  • Rarity – objects may be prioritised if they are rare examples of a particular kind.
  • Duplications – objects which duplicate an item already in the collection will not be accepted unless they are of superior condition and/or historic value.
  • Legal Requirements – objects will only be accepted when the donor has legal title to the object.
  • Capacity – objects which exceed the storage and collections care capacity of IRC or which require extensive conservation treatment will not normally be accepted.

As well as Collection Subjects and Themes:

  • Megafauna, fossils and minerals.
  • First Peoples.
  • Local Identities and pioneers.
  • Mining, inclusive of gold, copper and coal.
  • Primary production, inclusive of grazing and cropping.
  • Development of the Isaac Region.
  • Transport and communications.
  • Social, sporting and community life.
  • Local industries and business.
  • Medical and militaria.

If you think your item or collection fits the Accession Criteria and Collection Subjects and Themes, please make contact with us using the online Donation Enquiry Form. If Isaac Museums decides to accept your donation, we will ask that you assist us with filling out the relevant form.

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