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    Fairey Battles at Evans Head 1940-41

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    Nine cylinder Cyclone engine and propeller from RA

    Photography by Dr Richard Gates, TEHLMI

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    96 year old Veteran Jack Bell with his cousin Kay

    Photography by Dr Richard Gates, TEHLMI
    Official opening of the refurbished World War II Bellman Hangar and acquisition of a retired RAAF F-111 (background) at which 96 year ...


The Evans Head Living Museum is staffed by dedicated volunteers who are involved in the collection, identification and interpretation of the rich human and natural resources which make up the history and development of Evans Head and area.


The collection focuses on seven major themes: World War II including the State Heritage Listed Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome, Aboriginal History and Culture, the Natural Environment, Agriculture, Fishing, Sport and Mining. 


The Evans Head Living Museum encourages research into the history of the Evans Head area through its extensive collection of historic photos and other documents.  It also serves the local community as a Community Technology Centre.  


The Museum offers networked computers with internet access and Skype.  Addition facilities include a large format colour printer, scanners, laminating machine and supporting digital equipment.     


(02) 6682 4625
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Entry Fees

General admission by gold coin donation.


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Getting There

19-25 Woodburn Street
Evans Head, NSW 2473

Opening Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00 to 13:00 (Other opening hours by appointment only)

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