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The Johnston Collection

Hilton on the Park, Wellington Road

Phone: (03) 9416 2515
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About the organisation

Located in East Melbourne, The Johnston Collection is the legacy of the late W.R. Johnston, an antique dealer with an extraordinary eye for beauty.

The collection is unfettered by ropes or barriers and is rich in the fine and decorative arts from the Georgian, Regency and Louis XV periods. Whilst a visit can be a moving aesthetic experience, the social, cultural and political context that surrounds the individual pieces is the basis for good storytelling. Different kinds of tours are available, offering passive enjoyment or active learning experiences.

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