James Harrison’s Momentous Achievements – Exhibition
- Multi-day event from Sat 20 March. Details below
- Presented By:
- Geelong and Region Branch of the National Trust (Victoria)
- Barwon Grange Conservatory, 25 Fernleigh St, Newtown
- Event Type:
- Event Topic:
- Technology, innovation and manufacturing
- Sat 20 March, 1pm - 3:30pm
- Sun 21 March, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Wed 24 March, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Thu 25 March, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Fri 26 March, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Sat 27 March, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Sun 28 March, 10:30am - 1:30pm
This exhibition honours inventor James Harrison (1816-1893), showing Harrison family memorabilia and models of his machines. It features a timeline of his life’s journeys as editor, scientist and innovator.
A civic leader and influencer in early Geelong, James founded the Advertiser in 1840 and invented the world’s first ice-making machine in 1854.
Please note that numbers are restricted due to COVID.
Saturday 20 March, 1pm – 3.30pm
Sunday 21 March, 10.30am – 3.30pm
Wednesday 24 March – Saturday 27 March, 10.30am – 3.30pm
Sunday 28 March, 10.30am – 1.30pm
(Closed Monday and Tuesday)
To compliment this event, a live-streamed discussion on James Harrison (1816 – 1893) Inventor – Editor – Entrepreneur will be held at 7pm AEDT on Friday 19 March. Click HERE to book.Book Now