Holbrook Woolpack Inn Museum

“Step into the Past”. 22 rooms within a historically significant Hotel (The Criterian – or the “bottom pub” to the locals), transport you back to when Germanton/Holbrook was a young town in rural New South Wales. The Woolpack Inn Museum is the perfect place to learn about, see and travel to this time, though not so long ago, when a

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Great Lakes Museum

Located on the Mid North Coast of NSW, the Great Lakes Museum and Heritage Center is run by volunteers from the Great Lakes Historical Society. They are a Not-for-Profit social history and maritime museum engaged in collecting, researching, preserving and exhibiting artifacts and documentary material relating to the area. The Museum’s friendly staff are happy to share

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Forbes Historical Museum

Forbes Historical Museum is housed in the 1878 in Osborne Hall–the once thriving dance hall of the Osborne Hotel. The Museum houses a large display of historic machinery including an Ivel tractor. Showcased is an array of objects including Aboriginal artefacts, furniture, tools, clothing and household wares along with a large selection of historical photographs.

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Yamba Museum – The Story House

The award-winning Yamba Museum, operated by the Port of Yamba Historical Society, is located within the heart of Yamba. The museum, its displays and collection are evidence of the settlement of Yamba, and clearly document its strong maritime history and the importance of the mighty River Clarence to this area. The local Yaegl people have

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Miss Porter’s House

Built in 1909 by Herbert Porter, the terrace house was home to the Porter family until 1997. It was left to the National Trust by Miss Hazel Porter, with its contents intact, providing today’s visitors with a vivid experience of early to mid-twentieth century inner-city life in Newcastle. Miss Porter’s House is filled with 1909-1940

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Fort Scratchley

Fort Scratchley Historic Site, with its commanding position guarding the Hunter River Estuary, is undoubtedly Newcastle’s most spectacular vantage point and is worth the visit for the view alone. It’s naval significance was recognised early and in 1876, with fears of Russian attack, the British Government sent Major General Sir William Jervois and Lieutenant Colonel

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Turkish Bath Museum

Visiting the Turkish Bath Museum is a unique experience. Located in the grounds of the Wynstay Estate then known as Yarrawa, the property was the first to be established in Mt Wilson in 1875. The Turkish Bath is excellent example of late Victorian architecture with polychrome brickwork and Italianate details. Built by Richard Wynne; first

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Golden Memories Millthorpe Museum

LINKING THE PAST WITH THE FUTURE Located in the historical village of Millthorpe in Central West NSW the Golden Memories Millthorpe Museum houses a large collection of items across nine buildings. You are most welcome to browse through our complexes and view the local collections of Aboriginal artefacts, agricultural machinery, pioneering families, local businesses and

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Davidson Whaling Station historic site

The historic Davidson Whaling Station is located at Kiah Inlet on the shores of Twofold Bay, just a short drive from Ben Boyd National Park. Take a guided tour to see the fascinating 1890s weatherboard homestead. See where the Davidson family took to the seas, assisted by a pack of killer whales. The skeleton of the

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The Great Cobar Museum

On a clear western night, travellers approaching Cobar could see a sky filled with blazing red light and intermittent splashes of silver and gold. What was this awesome spectacle that could be seen from over 20 miles? No. It was the smelter of the Great Cobar Copper Mine in full production. In 1911, Cobar was

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Glenalvon House

A walk through historic Glenalvon House is a step back in time. A minute from the hustle of Campbelltown’s CBD, Glenalvon is a classic Georgian sandstone town house, built in 1840 by Michael Byrne, son of Hugh “Vesty” Byrne, one of the Irish Wicklow rebels. State Heritage Listed, one of the first houses to be granted

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Prospect History Cottage

We are very proud that Prospect’s European history starts from as early as 26 April, 1788.  Located in the grounds of Prospect Reservoir, on William Lawson Drive, our museum is housed in one of the c1895 cottages that were built for the Reservoir workers. The Prospect History Cottage contains photographic displays and information on the

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Bega Pioneers’ Museum

The Pioneers’ Museum is situated in an old hotel built in 1858-59 with several exhibition rooms and outdoor display areas containing every aspect of early Bega and district life–farming, industry, military, machinery, transport and domestic history, as well as a comprehensive range of family histories. Highlights of the museum include the collection of over 200

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Miss Traill’s House and Garden

Built by the Reverend Thomas Sharpe in 1845 soon after land became available in the Bathurst area, Miss Traill’s House and Garden is named after Ida Traill, a socially prominent, independently wealthy resident, who lived in this pretty Colonial Georgian bungalow from 1931 until her death at 87 in 1976. Ida Traill was a descendant

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Chifley Home

The Home is temporarily closed.  In a quiet residential street in Bathurst is one of the country’s most intimate museums — the former home of Prime Minister Ben Chifley and his wife, Elizabeth. Whether your interest runs to Australian politics or you’d like to step back in time, this unique museum and Education Centre provides

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Crawford House Museum

Located in the heritage town of Alstonville in northern NSW, Crawford House, originally known as ‘Olivene’, was built in 1910 for Mr William Ambrose Crawford and his wife Olive. The Museum features many interesting household objects reflecting family life from the turn of the century to the 1960s. The Alstonville Plateau Historical Society operates the Musuem

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Alison Homestead

Home of Wyong District Museum and Historical Society. Take a trip back in time. The Homestead is set on two hectares in a rural setting on Wyong’s first land grant dating back to 1825. See displays of memorabilia, furniture, toys, household items, photos, equipment, machinery and tools relating to the early settlers of Wyong and

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Moruya Museum

The Moruya Museum has an appealing collection of furniture, books, artefacts and memorabilia evoking the lives of the ordinary people of this community from the middle of the nineteenth century. The district’s social history is showcased in our thematic displays. These have considerable charm and are rotated to maintain interest and freshness. The museum is

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