Lustre: Pearling & Australia

This exhibition delves into the gritty human story of pearling, weaving together intersecting strands of Aboriginal, Asian and European histories to reveal insights into one of Australia’s oldest industries. Discover the intriguing stories and immerse yourself in the qualities of the shell itself, its evolution and habitat, and the people who have collected and harvested these treasures.

Lustre - Pearling in Australia

Location: Immigration Museum

Cost: Adult $14, concession & children FREE

Enquiry: Call 13 11 02 or visit

Region: Melbourne Date: October 18, 2016 Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm