Mount Erin Heritage Centre

The Mount Erin Heritage Centre is located at Wagga Wagga in the original Mount Erin Convent which was built 1874-76. This historic site is where five Presentation Sisters from Ireland established a convent and school in 1876. Since then several schools have existed here including St Brigid’s, St Marys, St Eugene’s, Mount Erin High School,

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Henry Kendall Cottage & Historical Museum

Set on two and a half acres with peaceful surroundings, Henry Kendall Cottage was once a home for the pioneer poet Henry Kendall. Born in Ulladulla 1839, Henry Kendall arrived in Gosford down on his luck and in poor health in 1873 and was befriended by the Fagans, a local family. Henry lived and worked

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Murrurundi Historical Society Museum

The museum encompasses three buildings: a pioneer cottage, a church used as the museum’s exhibition centre, and the Literary Institute which operates as the main museum building. The museum complex is located on Mayne Street (New England Highway) at the Information and Rural Transaction Centre. Settlers Heritage Cottage One of the most interesting of Murrurundi’s

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Nambucca Headland Historical Museum

The Headland Historical Museum in Nambucca Heads invites you to inspect their huge and interesting collection of local artefacts and memorabilia. The museum presents a diverse range of exhibits which will attract and intrigue all members of your family regardless of age or background. Whether you’re into history or nostalgia, a visit to the Headland

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Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Located on the site of the 1914 railway roundhouse in the lower Blue Mountains of NSW, the Museum has a focus on the fascinating history of the main western line. Many of the unique exhibits, both large and small, showcase the special relationship between the Depot and the community, and reveal the important role it

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The Australian Motorlife Museum

The goal of the Australian Motorlife Museum is to display to the public the history of motoring, especially in the era pre 1940.  Later vehicles will also be exhibited and collected, keeping the overriding quantities of the exhibitions to this period.  Collections will include motor accessories, tools, service station and motor garage equipment, photographs and

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Emmaville Mining Museum

The Emmaville Mining Museum is managed by a 355 volunteer committee of 12 under the Glen Innes Severn Council banner.  The committee members are all local, dedicated people interested in promoting the Emmaville community. The Museum currently has over 4,000 mineral specimens and covers nearly every mineral sample local and overseas.  In addition, the Museum

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Hillgrove Museum

Established in the 1896 Hillgrove School building, the Hillgrove Rural Life and Industry Museum is managed by the Armidale Regional Council and is an annexe to the Armidale Folk Museum. In 1895 Hillgrove was a vibrant gold mining town with six pubs, four churches and a population of over 3000. Hillgrove began to decline after

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Centenary Cottage Museum

Built as a private residence in 1871, Centenary Cottage is a fine example of colonial architecture. The Cottage was constructed by Thomas McGauran for Michael Egan on land bought in the first sale of town land on 9 March 1854. The Cottage now houses a large collection of memorabilia and historical material relating to Tenterfield

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Penrith Museum of Printing

The Penrith Museum of Printing is a unique ‘working museum’ established in Penrith NSW in 2001. The museum is managed and staffed by volunteers who are primarily printing tradesmen. The aim of the museum is to collect, conserve and showcase letterpress printing machinery and equipment from around the world so as to keep alive the

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La Perouse Museum

The La Perouse Museum sits within a spectacular historic landscape on the northern headland of Botany Bay within the Botany Bay National Park. The dramatic view extends east to the Pacific Ocean, south across the sheltered waters of Botany Bay to the landing place of Captain Cook at Kurnell, and west to the distant industrial

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Don Bank Museum

Don Bank is the oldest wooden house in North Sydney. Built in the first half of the 19th century, it was acquired by North Sydney Council in 1979 and converted into a local history museum. On 20 October 1854 the Sydney Morning Herald described it as: “A pretty marine villa with commanding views of Port Jackson.” Don Bank is

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Tarella Cottage Museum

This cottage was built by John McLaughlin, Sydney solicitor and Member of the Legislative Assembly, in 1890 as a holiday cottage for his family of four children to escape the heat of Sydney summers. His daughter Beryl McLaughlin was the benefactor of the Society, leaving Tarella and the land to the Society on her death

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The Pioneer Women’s Hut

The Pioneer Women’s Hut is a free museum committed to preserving rural women’s heritage. It is one of the most unusual small museums in Australia. Cleverly themed, it reflects the ingenuity of women in finding solutions to the challenges of looking after a family in early rural times. The accessibility and clear provenance behind the

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Fleet Air Arm Museum

The Royal Australian Navy invites you to visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum. Explore and experience the story of Naval Aviation from its beginnings to the present day.  The museum consists of a main exhibition hall and two art galleries.  The design of the building is based on an aircraft hangar and is located at

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Boorowa and District Historical Society and Museum

Do you love Edwardian fashion or have an interest in the wool industry? At the Boorowa Museum there’s something for everyone. The Boorowa Museum is housed in the old George Patterson Store, a pise building constructed in 1882. Since its construction, the building has been used for several enterprises including an undertaking business. The Museum

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Norman Lindsay Gallery and Museum

Discover the work of an illustrious local – visit the Norman Lindsay Gallery and its landscaped Roman-style gardens! Once the home of artist and writer Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) this sandstone cottage and extensive grounds, located at 14 Norman Lindsay Cres Faulconbridge, is now a gallery run by the National Trust, displaying the artist’s impressive practice

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Australian Golf Heritage Museum

The Australian Golf Heritage Museum is the only dedicated golf museum on the Australian mainland and our collection boasts everything from golf clubs and balls to clothes, photographs and film. Relocated to new premises within Strathfield Golf Club, our displays include: Early Golf: featuring two Tom Morris long nose clubs Having a Ball: a quick

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Arms of Australia Inn Museum

The Arms of Australia Inn Museum administered by the Nepean District Historical Society. Located in the Penrith Valley, at Emu Plains, the Arms of Australia Inn Museum sits at the gateway to the Blue Mountains National Park. The inn was once a staging post for travellers making the trip from Sydney over the Blue Mountains

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Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park

The Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park presents the industrial history of the New South Wales Western Coalfield. We weave stories of the people who have been the backbone of the region’s mining industry for over 150 years around the tools and artefacts they used. Learn of the dangers of coalmining and comradeship of miners and

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