The Heritage Centre is made up of three branches, working together to collect, record and preserve the history of one Australia’s largest, busiest and best hospitals.
The Museum features displays on themes related to nursing, medicine and social history. The Archives actively collects material related to the history of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and its people and holds a small collection of material related to other institutions with records spannig from 1868 to the present day.
The collection includes nursing and medical texts from the 19th century to the 1970s and an impressive collection of material related to the history of healthcare in Australia, the history of nursing and histories of other organisations.
The Museum provides research support to both the Hospital community and local community. This includes family history and departmental history.