Research and Education

Research Enquiries

The Henry Forman Atkinson Museum collection is available online, and we encourage students and researchers to use the online database prior to contacting the museum.

Research enquiries about the collection are welcome.

Access to collection items in storage is possible by prior arrangement during business hours.

For all enquiries, please contact the museum on

Melbourne Dental Students’ Society 'Dentists don’t dig decay', published in The Mouth Mirror, 1969, print on paper, 26.0 × 20.5 cm. Students washing Luna Park’s teeth as part of Dental Health Week. Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum, HFA3110.19


Volunteer and research project opportunities on the collection and exhibitions program of the Henry Forman Atkinson Museum are available for university students.

If you are interested please apply through  Cultural Collections Projects Program.

Exhibition Tours

The Henry Forman Atkinson Museum conducts tours of its exhibitions  for university students, staff, alumni, secondary  schools and the community. These tours are free.

For all enquiries, please  contact  the museum on