THE life story of one of the world's best-known teenagers is now told through a special exhibition at the Cobb and Co Museum.
On loan from the Anne Frank Stitching Foundation, Let me be myself - the story of Anne Frank showcases the emotive journey of Anne Frank's life; from her birth in Frankfurt, Germany in 1929 to her death in a German concentration camp in 1945.
The exhibition is touring selected parts of Australia and opened at the museum on Wednesday.
It features a chronological timeline of events which highlights important historical events in relation to Anne's life like the rise of the National Socialists and the isolation and discrimination of the Jewish population that eventually escalated to the Holocaust.
Exhibition project manager Iet Fuijkschot said the display was to inspire younger generations.
"A lot of these things still exist; there are still wars, there is still discrimination," she said.
"While we look back and gasp at what happened in World War Two, we need to realise the events leading up to it and see that in ways it's still happening.
"More than 70 years after her death, Anne Frank continues to inspire generations and the stories hold valuable lessons that young people can learn from."
Ms Fuijkschot said the layout of the exhibition, including curved walls, was to portray the confined space Anne and her family lived in while hiding.
The exhibition also showcases a replica of the original hand-written diary Anne received as a blank journal on her 13th birthday.
What makes this exhibition special is that it also includes a section dedicated to young people today, talking about how they belong in the world.
- What: Let me be myself - the life story of Anne Frank exhibition
- Where: Cobb and Co Museum
- When: Now until December 4
- Time: The museum is open daily from 10am-4pm.