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Many Museum collections owe their origins to the passion and commitment of private collectors. The Collector's Cabinet offers visitors a glimpse into a number of local private collections and the stories of people who assembled them.

Are you a collector willing to share your private passion with the public? If you are, and would like to lend your collection to the Museum for temporary display, please complete and submit an Application Form (167kB PDF) for consideration in the Collector’s Cabinet program.

Craig Nash - Masters of the Universe
29 May - 18 August 2018

Masters of the Universe
Some of Craig's Masters of the Universe collection.
Re-live the nostalgia of the 1980s and 1990s with a designer toy collection from Uki resident, Craig Nash. Craig began studying moulded plastic toys while taking art classes in glass casting. Craig's art classes finished, but his collecting did not, and he continued to acquire toys and figurines for many years. The collection features many versions of He-Man and Masters of the Universe toys, along with other well-remembered figures from cartoons and television shows from the 1980s and 1990s.

I'm a Celebrity....Get Me Out of Here!
21 August 2018 - February 2019

I'm a Celebrity
Objects from the set of I'm a Celebrity....Get Me Out of Here!

The first series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! was filmed by Granada Productions in the Tweed Shire 15 years ago, airing in 2003. While most people are interested in the famous celebrities who appear on the show, the stories of the crew behind the scenes are also fascinating. Up to 700 people work internationally to produce this live reality television show, with the film crew operating out of a remote forest camp. Learn how they battle difficult terrain, snakes, spiders, and more, to produce the show watched by 10-12 million viewers in the UK.

Last Updated: 09 July 2018