Oberon District Museum

The Oberon District Museum focuses on the Oberon district’s cultural, family, rural and timber industry history. The museum’s Forest and Timber Pavilion is the latest new attraction as the town is at the centre of the softwood industry in the Central Tablelands of NSW.

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Ballina District Museum

Located in the village of Pimlico, the museum was originally the heritage listed Pimlico Community Hall built in 1937. The museum showcases the history of the development of the Ballina District from pre-1842 when only the Nyangbul people lived in the area, to European settlement commencing in 1842 and subsequent industries including cedar cutting, shipping

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Wymah Museum

The museum offers a selection of rotating local themes and includes pioneer family history and research facilities, the history of the Wymah Ferry, Wymah School History, the rise and decline of the Wymah township, and much more.

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Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard

Stroll back in time as you enter through our heritage listed bamboo grove. Set in over 3 hectares Douglas Vale Vineyard was initially established in 1859 with the homestead, the oldest timber building in Port Macquarie, being built in 1862. It was lived in for 132 years by four generations of the one family and

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Clarence Town and District Historical Museum

Erringhi was the Aboriginal name for the area in which Clarence town now resides. A town was established on the banks of the Williams River and was renamed Clarence Town in 1826 and was a timber cutting town. The current Town Courthouse was built in 1869 and remained a courthouse until about 1970. The building

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Ungarie Museum

The Ungarie Museum has an extensive local history collection with a particular focus on the historical Wollongough Station.  The Museum highlights objects and stories that reflect the ingenuity and thrift of local country people and the theme of  ‘making-do’ is consistent throughout the exhibition.  The Ungarie Museum has hundreds of tales to tell and the

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Namoi Echo Museum

Wee Waa’s Namoi Echo Museum has a comprehensive display of farm machinery, horse drawn vehicles, Aboriginal and geological artefacts. It has a saddlery, a blacksmiths shop and a restored children’s Merry-Go-Round. The Museum features a one room school house and a saw miller’s cottage. Both of these have been restored and they display a collection of

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Inverell Pioneer Village

At the Pioneer Village you can sense the history that surrounds you. The authentic buildings of the village have been collected from Inverell and surrounding districts and represent the lifestyle and pioneering spirit of our forebears. Wander through the grounds to discover the Grove Homestead, dating back to 1840, or rest up in Paddy’s Pub

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Yarrawonga-Mulwala Pioneer Museum

Pioneer aviation and pioneer agriculture are major themes of the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Pioneer Museum. A highlight of the museum’s collection is a biplane built by local pioneer aviator Douglas Sloane in 1913. It is one of very few designs from the early period of aviation in Australia to have survived to the present day. The wing

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Headlie Taylor Header Museum

Headlie Taylor invented the header harvester in 1914 and significantly improved grain harvesting technology in Australia and throughout the world  using a forge, anvil and primitive tools in the days of horse drawn implements.  Next came a series of inventions and improvements, while contending with world wars, pandemics, depressions and droughts, which led to the

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Tocal Homestead

You will hear tales of bushrangers and cattlemen; of architects and convicts, as you enjoy a stroll around the heritage farm precinct of Tocal Homestead in the Hunter Valley. The Georgian homestead is set amongst huge fig trees overlooking Tocal lagoon with the PatersonRiver just beyond. Built as country retreat, the house is part of

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Coonamble Museum Under the Bridge

The town Coonamble has an unusual claim to fame in Australian History. Why not step back in the time and visit the ‘Museum under the Bridge’, which outlines the history of Coonamble and its Community. Coonamble Museum Under the Bridge brings to life an era of hardship, hard work and triumph that exemplifies the early

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Rouse Hill House and Farm

untouched history 1813 Crammed with thousands of objects – from the earliest colonial treasures to a 1960s television – this house chronicles the changing fortunes of six generations of one family. Wander through one of Australia’s oldest surviving colonial gardens and view the old machinery across the vast farmstead.

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Young Historical Museum

At the Young Historical Museum you will discover the history of the Burrangong goldfields and the contributions of the many miners and their families who came from all over the world to make Young what it is today. While it was gold that attracted people in 1860, it was the rich soil that encouraged them

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Yass and District Museum

The Yass & District Museum regularly changes its main display area to highlight aspects of the local history. Currently A J Shearsby; Renaissance Man of Yass features local Alfred James Shearsby a photographer, geologist, artist, astronomer, palaeontologist, writer and administrator with more than a hundred images taken by him during his time in Yass. Other

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Illawarra Museum Wollongong

The Illawarra Museum Wollongong focuses on the heritage and history of Wollongong. The collection is housed in the former Post and Telegraph Office built between 1865 and 1882–an excellent example of late colonial architecture. The Museum collection conveys a sense of life in the days before Wollongong was dominated by heavy industry. The foyer features

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Janet Cosh Herbarium

The Janet Cosh Herbarium is a repository for dried plant specimens collected from the Sydney, Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Tableland regions of New South Wales. The Herbarium provides information on the taxonomy, history, distribution and conservation of plant species within these regions. The specimens are stored in a controlled environment and their details are

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The Wollondilly Heritage Centre

The Wollondilly Heritage Centre was built by volunteers from The Oaks Historical Society with funding through the NSW Bicentennial Committee in 1988, on land donated by Wollondilly Shire Council.  The award winning complex now comprises five buildings which tell the stories of the people of Burragorang Valley, Yerranderie, The Oaks and many of the 15

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Tweed Regional Museum

Take a different look at history in an informative and fun way at Tweed Regional Museum. Boasting award-winning exhibitions which are engaging and educational, the Museum presents many aspects of the Tweed’s rich natural and cultural history and a few surprises you may not know about! The Murwillumbah branch of the Museum offers the award

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Temora Rural Museum

The Temora Rural Museum is the centerpiece of Temora’s vibrant new social heritage precinct, the Bundawarrah Centre. Set in landscaped grounds, the Museum offers an amazing variety of exhibits and working examples of rural technology that recall the historical experience of living and working in the Temora community. Regular working bees by museum volunteers, every

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