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TUKU 24 - Glass Harbours: The Miniature Marvel of Ships-in-Bottles

Wednesday 3rd April-Saturday 4th May 2024

Featuring selected bottles from The Ricketts Maritime Collection, this exhibition invites visitors to explore the intricate artistry and meticulous detail that goes into encapsulating entire vessels and seafaring scenes within the confines of glass.

The exhibition showcases a diverse array of ships, offering a captivating glimpse into a rich tapestry of maritime heritage. From the smallest vessels to grandiose sailing fleets, each item on display is testament to the skill and precision of artists who navigate the challenges of scale and confinement to create such miniature marvels. This selection of ships-in-bottles are on loan from the Founders Heritage Park collection.

Family Friendly Free Alcohol Free


April 3–30
May 1–4


9.30am - 6pm


Richmond & surrounds


Richmond Library
280 Queen Street, Private Bag 3, Richmond 7050

Glass Display Cabinets

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Free. No bookings required.


Additional Info

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