Australian Racing Museum and Hall of Fame

Federation Square, Victoria

Client: Racing Victoria

Services:

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Champions: the Australian Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, was set within Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne. It is home to such historical artefacts as Carbine’s skeleton, famous jockey paraphernalia, fashions through the ages, paintings, sculptures and cups.

The ground floor hosted the foyer and gift shop, permanent displays and ever-changing art works.  Situated on the second floor was the central display area with interactive activities including simulation horse races, mini theatre and hands-on displays.  The restaurant and function rooms were situated on the top floor to capture the views of the Yarra River.

This museum was enhanced by state-of-the-art technologies including sound and light systems.


Awards

2005 Winner
Public / Institutional Interior Design Awards
Interior Design Awards, Colour in Commercial Interior Commendation

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2005 Shortlisted
Art Directors Club, New York, Museum Galleries & Visitor Attractions

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