Welcome

Alan Tudge MP:
Did you know that Knox is home to its very own jazz museum?
Australian Jazz Museum located in Wantirna, is Australia’s leading jazz museum and has an extensive collection paying tribute to Australia’s significant contribution to the world of jazz both locally and overseas.
I was pleased to recently help them secure a small federal grant to buy a new computer system which will enable them to expand their online archive.
When open, they regularly host live performances which I’m sure will get right back into full swing as soon as they are able to.


The premier Australian jazz museum and home of the largest Australian jazz collection.

Proactively collecting, archiving and disseminating Australian jazz.

HELP WANTED

The museum requires help from people with Jazz knowledge for 2 important roles at the Museum.
1. Help in identifying Jazz people/ Musicians in the photos we have.
2. Help is also needed to sort the collections we have at the Museum
No Computer experience is required and no long-term commitment either
If you are interested, please contact Margot Davies on 0412 826 216 or call the Museum on Tuesdays on 9800 5535

Visit the Women in Jazz page of our new database.

Check out the Smacka story on our new database.

Check out the the new AJAZZ CD in our Shop.

In the interests of public safety the Australian Jazz Museum remains closed to the public until further notice.
If you need to contact us, please send an email to info@ajm.org.au or alternatively if the matter is urgent we can be reached on 0412 073 702.
For Volunteers the Museum is also closed with no date set for re-opening yet in 2022.

Current Onsite Exhibition


Latest News Items

  • From Our New Database

    From Our New Database
    A new acquisition for the AJM – the drumkit played by Spruck Thomson in The Muddy River Jazz Band . Originally known as the “Ad Mortem Rhythm Kings”, they were formed in 1944 by ...

    Read more about this item
  • From Our New Database

    From Our New Database
    ID17754. Undated poster 760 x 500mmSuper new show 31st August. 50/50 Dance. Camberwell Town Hall. Max Collies Jazz Kings #jazz #australianjazz #australianjazzmuseum #maxcolliesjazzkings #camberwelltownhall #poster #vintagemelbourne #pixieroberts #rogerbell #freesoftdrinks ...

    Read more about this item
  • From Our New Database

    From Our New Database
    ID17345. Poster size 210 x 150mm The Lunchtime Jazz Concert of the Year!Melbourne's Radio Jazz Centre invites you to: "JAZZ AS YOU LIKE IT FROM CITY HALL". In Person!*Judy Jacques*The Yarra Yarra New Orleans ...

    Read more about this item

Membership

Read about the many great benefits of becoming an Australian Jazz Museum member.


 

Location:


Australian Jazz Museum
15 Mountain Highway
Wantirna Vic 3152
Australia

+61 3 9800 5535
Open to Visitors: Tues, Wed and Fri 10am – 3pm.

Acknowledgement of Country:

In the spirit of reconciliation the Australian Jazz Museum acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, water and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Follow Us On: