Early Start Discovery Space

Where curious minds play Early Start Discovery Space is the first dedicated children’s museum in the world based on a university campus. It provides interactive experiences, stimulating educational programs and learn-through-play activities for children aged birth to 10 years and their families. Backed by research UOW researchers and their findings guide and influence all educational

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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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Concordia Gallery

Concordia Gallery is located on Stanmore road opposite Newington College. It is an exhibition space committed to showcasing emerging, established and international artists and explorative art education models. Concordia Gallery offers a range of artist in residency programs that provides unique opportunities for artists to engage with a well-resourced educational community. 

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Lambing Flat Folk Museum

At the Lambing Flat Folk Museum you will discover the history of the famous Lambing Flat goldfields and the anti-Chinese riots which occurred here. It has been claimed that the riots played a major part in the establishment of the now discredited White Australia Policy. Situated in the 1883 old School Building on the Olympic

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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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Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts Museum

Sir Henry Parkes “The Father of Federation” stood on the site that would become The National Trust’s first museum where in October, 1889 he delivered a speech that in the words of Sir Robert Garran; “turned a vague ideal into a practical working program for Federation”. Henry Parkes was born in England in May, 1815

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Calala Cottage

Calala Cottage was designed and built by Philip Gidley King in 1875. The cottage is furnished with items mainly from the late Victorian period. Displays in the museum range from early aboriginal artefacts through to the establishment of Tamworth as a city. Bequests from notable Tamworth families enhance the exhibits. These include a large teaspoon

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NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education

The NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education provides a glimpse of schooling from the past. The museum was the first building of North Ryde Public School with the original schoolroom built in 1877 for 45 pupils with extra rooms added in 1883 and 1910. The museum collects and protects furniture, objects, books, documents and photographs

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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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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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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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Malcolm Building Museum, Balranald Discovery Centre

The Malcolm Building Museum holds a collection of historic photographs and local artefacts. The Museum is part of the Balranald Discovery Centre, which comprises of three key buildings: the Interpretive Pavilion, the Visitor Information Centre and the Discovery Cafe. The precinct also includes an interactive playground, a skate park, historical buildings such as Old Gaol, 24 hour

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Museum of Education

Founded in 1954 the Museum of Education is built around a unique collection of historic school houses. These are a 1883 “beehive” school from Pallamallawa near Moree, the Dumaresq school from the 1880s and a 1948 portable classroom from Armidale High. Each schoolhouse is furnished with authentic school furniture, books, teaching aids and photographs. One

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Alumny Creek School Museum

This heritage award winning school museum is a tribute to the bygone era of one-teacher schools of the 1930s.  Retaining much of its original character and charm, the schoolhouse experience comes complete with blackboard and easel, desks with inkwells, Metters Fuel Stove, teacher’s desk and aids, including the much feared cane! The link between the

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Merimbula Old School Museum

The Old School Museum is housed in a building made of local sandstone in 1873 which is a rare example of the teacher’s residence and schoolroom being under one roof. The collection comprises 3600 artefacts plus over 8000 documents and 3000 photographs relevant to the Merimbula/Pambula/Lochiel/Nethercote region. It is a treasure trove for those wishing

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