Brislington Medical and Nursing Museum

Brislington Medical and Nursing Museum is located in a gracious Georgian building on the corner of George and Marsden Streets in Parramatta. It is the oldest existing dwelling house in the inner City of Parramatta and since 1983 has been a Medical and Nursing Museum for the former Parramatta Hospital. The building was constructed in

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May Gibbs’ Nutcote

May Gibbs Nutcote is the former house and garden of May Gibbs, creator of Australia’s classic children’s’ story, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.    Nutcote was designed by prominent architect Bertrand James Waterhouse and built for May Gibb’s and her husband, James Ossili Kelly, in 1925.  May occupied the house for 44 years until her death in

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Narrandera Parkside Cottage Museum

The Narrandera Parkside Cottage Museum is currently closed for renovations, re-opening date TBA. Housed in a century-old building, the Parkside Cottage Museum was established in 1968. The collection is varied with several unique items including; a yesteryear Telecom equipment display, a set of silver ingots marking 1,000 years of English monarchy, and an extensive and

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Mary Boulton’s Pioneer Cottage & Museum

Take a step back in time to encounter how Nambucca Valley pioneers lived – the early 19th century furnished cottage in a welcoming garden setting; a timber getter’s bark hut, an early cell from Macksville Police Station; horse drawn vehicles; a dairy where cans of cream were stored; tools and implements from the dairy, beef,

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Carisbrook House Museum

Every third weekend in the month, Carisbrook serves Devonshire Teas, coffee and cakes in the courtyard. Visitors to the house can take a self-guided tour with a multimedia device that will guide you through the rooms and tell you how life in the house was led in the Victorian era in Sydney’s developing suburbs. Carisbrook

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Kandos Museum

Kandos is the town that made the cement that made Sydney. Established by the cement works in 1914, Kandos thrived as a modern 20th century town in a spectacular rural setting.With the cement works closing in 2013, Kandos Museum has a vital role in preserving the town’s industrial and social history. The museum is a

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Grossman House

Grossman House, Maitland is one of two mirror image, Victorian Regency properties, built side by side on the same lot in 1870-71 for the prosperous business partners, Isaac Beckett and Samuel Owen. The buildings are thought to have been designed by local architect, William White. It is interesting to note that the main entrance to

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Quirindi Cottage and Museum

Welcome to the Quirindi & District Historical Society Inc’s profile page on Museums & Galleries of NSW Website. The Historical Cottage was built at 44 Station Street, Quirindi in 1887 from locally made sandstock bricks and had many associations with the history of Quirindi through the years. It houses collections from many parts of our

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Eskbank House and Museum

Eskbank House was built on Wiradjuri land by Alexander Binning for Thomas Brown in 1842. It has been at the heart of Lithgow’s history including the mining and iron industries. In 1966 it was opened as one of the first house museums in NSW. The museum houses the Bracey Furniture Collection, the Nationally Significant Lithgow

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Lake Macquarie and District Museum

Opened in 1992, the Lake Macquarie and District Museum is located in the once abandoned, now picturesque Toronto Railway Station on the shores of Lake Macquarie. There is an extensive photograph collection some of which date back to the 19th century. The photographs show the development of the area from past to present. Themed displays

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Dobell House

Dobell House is the home and studio of the late Sir William Dobell.  The premises and site are maintained and presented with historical accuracy so visitors can appreciate the life and artistic genius of its owner Sir William Dobell.  Guides are available on all occasions. Group visitors receive a presentation about Dobell, his life, his

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Eryldene Historic House & Garden

Eryldene was the home of scholar and connoisseur Professor E G Waterhouse, and his wife, Janet.  House and garden layout were designed by colonial revivalist architect, Hardy Wilson in 1913 and the place is the result of twenty years remarkable collaboration between client and architect. The whole place is an object of State heritage significance.

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Carss Cottage Museum

Carss Cottage sits like a jewel on the highest point of Carss Bush Park surrounded by beautiful trees and overlooking Kogarah Bay. It has been recognised, together with the park to be protected as a place of beauty and a permanent conservation order was placed on the area in 1988. The Museum is housed in

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Hornsby & District Historical Society Museum

Visit the Hornsby Shire Historical Society Museum in Kenley Park, Normanhurst to experience hands-on living in the 1930s. Managed by members of the Society, the museum’s permanent displays focus on a typical childhood in a rural district, while the temporary displays highlight the changes in a work and leisure in Hornsby Shire.  Together they provide

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Hay Gaol Museum

Opened in 1880, the state heritage listed Hay Goal has an intriguing history.  Over the last century, it operated as a goal, a maternity hospital, a locked hospital for the insane, a prisoner of war detention centre for Japanese and Italian prisoners, an institute for girls and now finally a museum. Come and explore Hay

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Bishop’s Lodge Historic House & Garden

Bishop’s Lodge Historic House is a remarkable iron house and outbuildings designed and built in 1888 by Bishop Sydney Linton and architect, John Sulman. It incorporates innovative design ideas for mitigating Hay’s extreme summer heat. Bishop’s Lodge is surrounded by a heritage garden featuring a remarkable collection of historic roses, some of which are unique.

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Hay War Memorial High School Museum

The museum is located in the original building of the Hay War Memorial High School which was built in 1923 as both a high school and the town’s war memorial to honour those who served in World War I. It is managed by the Hay War Memorial High School. The collection preserves stories of Hay

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Hawkesbury Regional Museum

Hawkesbury Regional Museum is located in one of Australia’s oldest settlements—the third on mainland Australia after Sydney and Parramatta. The museum explores the social history of the Hawkesbury Region and includes a number of semi-permanent displays and exhibions based around the central themes of ‘Land, River, People’, with objects drawn from the collection of the

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Wing Hing Long Museum

The Wing Hing Long and Company Store in Tinga is a long way from Chinatown. This little store has been turned into a museum to raise awareness of the contribution the Chinese made to rural communities in NSW. During the peak of the mining boom between 1880 and 1920 a large community of Chinese miners

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Tinonee Museum

Tinonee is one of the most historic villages in the Manning Valley and is situated on the banks of the Manning River. During the 1900’s, Tinonee was an important shipping trade destination. The tall majestic sailing ships plying the river were an everyday sight as Tinonee buzzed with commerce and industry. The purpose of the

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