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Sydney Mardi Gras Museum opens

Museum to commemorate the history of Sydney Mardi Gras opens, but is yet to secure permanent home.

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30th January 2013 14:42

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

The first museum to commemorate the history of LGBT rights activism in Australia has opened in Sydney.

The Mardi Gras Museum features archive materials, such as costumes, photograps and posters from Sydney’s annual gay rights festival which started in 1978.

Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore and MP Alex Greenwich opened the museum at a packed event last night.

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