Permanent exhibitions

The Power of Change

Henry Hunter Galleries, Level 1

Exhibitions_-_Power_of_ChangeExplore key areas of twentieth century Tasmanian life and their national and international significance and influence, including outdoor recreation and social and political change.

Learn more about the growth of industry, advances in science and innovation, and the fascinating stories of performers and entertainers.

"We're not going to the mainland"
On show in The Power of Change until 2020

A special display recognising 30 years of the campaign for LGBTI equality since the 1988 Salamanca protests. It features historic photographs, objects, documents, and audio-visual components that detail key events and milestones, starting with the 1988 Salamanca protests and leading to the 2017 postal survey that resulted in the legalisation of marriage in Australia for same-sex couples.

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