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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Wentworth Military Collection

Located at the Historic Port of Wentworth, the Wentworth Military Collection is a Military Museum and a must see for the avid military history buff, servicemen and women past and present or anyone who has a connection to the Australian armed forces. The Wentworth Military Collection is now home to the Marching Matilda Experience. This

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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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Gerogery Doll Museum

Experience the magical Gerogery Dolls Museum, including antique dolls, prams and model cars, dating back to 1880’s all housed in St Mary’s 1930's Church.

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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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Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

MAAS is Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. Established in 1879, our venues include Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Discovery Centre. We are uniquely placed to demonstrate how technology, engineering, science and design impact Australia and the world. Internationally, MAAS is acknowledged for the calibre of our collection, scholarship and exhibitions. Our collection

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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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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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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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Molong Museum

The Molong museum is housed in a delightful stone building on the corner of Riddell & Gidley Streets and was built in 1860 as a hotel.  It was then called “The Golden Fleece”.  It is known that a rubble mason and also his son lived in Molong at that time and were responsible for several

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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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Australian Museum of Clothing and Textiles

The museum collects, conserves, documents and displays items of clothing, textiles and related items both domestic and commercial, from Australia’s earliest times to the present day. Nell Pyle, OAM, with the support of the community of Maitland, established the museum in 2005. Nell’s express wish was for the collection to be available to the public.

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National Museum of Australian Pottery

Would you like a unique opportunity to further your knowledge and appreciation of our early Australian pottery heritage? Then why not visit the National Museum of Australian Pottery which is the only Museum dedicated to 19th and early 20th century Australian pottery and is the culmination of many years of collecting and research throughout Australia.

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Vaucluse House

a country house by the harbour 1805 Delight in the ornate interiors of the home of statesman and explorer William Charles Wentworth and his wife, Sarah. See the house’s strange style and incomplete construction, and hear about the couple’s struggle for social acceptance. Discover our historic kitchen garden and enjoy afternoon tea at the charming

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Rose Seidler House

iconic mid-20th Century design 1948 Immerse yourself in this 1950s modernist house designed by renowned architect Harry Seidler.  Nestled in natural bushland, it is known for its use of open planning, bold colours and modern technology, and promoted the modernist movement in Australia. The house’s original furniture forms one of Australia’s most important postwar design

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Meroogal

Home to four generations of women Gain an insight into the everyday lives of a family of women who created this enchanting house and garden. Nestled in Nowra, Meroogal has hundreds of stories to tell about daily life for late 19th and early 20th Century women. The personal possessions and diaries paint a vivid picture.

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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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