Gunnedah Rural Museum

The Gunnedah Rural Museum is one of Australia’s largest collections of early agriculture and transport memorabilia.  It is one of the largest museums of its type in Australia. Located on the Oxely Highway on the western side of Gunnedah, the Museum occupies a massive area of some 14,614 square metres. The museum consists of a

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Gunnedah Water Tower Museum

The Water Tower Museum is located in Anzac Park on South Street and is housed in an old water tower reservoir. The museum has a large display of memorabilia, artefacts, and archives with four floors and an observation deck. On the outside of the museum are two large murals, painted by Jenny McCracken, commemorating those

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Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre

“So much to see… we didn’t realize it was so big… and we had a free cup of tea with staff in a lovely courtyard garden!’ are phrases often heard in our large Folk Museum & Research Centre housed in the former Glen Innes hospital complex.  We have depictions of former times – an original

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Tamworth Regional Gallery

Whether you live in Tamworth or are just visiting, the Gallery is a must-see attraction. Established in 1919, Tamworth Regional Gallery is one of the oldest regional galleries in New South Wales. The Gallery is a large modern purpose built facility constructed in 2004. The Gallery’s collection was started with a gift of 100 paintings and works on

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Bank Art Museum Moree

BAMM is a regional art institution with a difference. For thirty years we have worked to enhance the cultural life of Moree with a changing schedule of exhibitions that educate, challenge, and delight our local audience and visitors to the region. After 30 years of operation within our magnificent 1911 Edwardian-style building and the previous

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Inverell Art Gallery

The Inverell Art Gallery is a Community Gallery, operated by the Inverell Art Society. It has a wonderful welcoming atmosphere & is the perfect place to  browse if you are looking for a unique gift.   You’ll find a large range of local arts & crafts available for sale including paintings, pottery, cards, scarves, knitwear &

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Glen Innes Art Gallery

Established in 2005 the Glen Innes Art Gallery provides artists and community groups a place to exhibit, compete and express their view of the world and what is important to them, in a modern and dedicated space. The Gallery is operated by volunteers who desire to see art advanced in the region and who understand the vital role art plays in

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Bingara Museum

The Museum occupies several buildings, the main one originally the Post Office Hotel. It is of slab construction using pit sawn and hand-adzed local cypress timber with a puddled iron roof. Built in 1860, the building has been a private home since World WarI and saw continuous occupation until 1970. The Post Office Hotel was one of the

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Museum of Printing

Find out how printing used to be done! The Museum of Printing at the New England Regional Art Museum displays a range of historic printing equipment, mostly used for job printing about a century ago. This includes printing presses, guillotines, stitchers, typesetting equipment and more. It also has displays about typography, printed products, and associated

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Zoology Museum

The Zoology Museum was established in 1969 as a teaching museum for the University of New England. The exhibits focus on the anatomy, taxonomy and evolutionary relationships within major Zoological groups and include several fine sequences of associated fossils. In the foyer, there is a display of old instruments used in the study of animals

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New England Regional Art Museum

The New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) is renowned for its valuable collection of Australian art from 1880s to the present day. Gaze on Streeton landscapes, or delve into the world of 1960s abstract art. NERAM boasts six gallery spaces, conference facilities, artist studio, artist-in-residence flat, museum of printing, shop and cafe. NERAM is is

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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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Museum of Antiquities

The Museum of Antiquities at the University of New England is one of the only regional ancient history and archaeology museums in Australia.   Established as the ‘Classics Museum’ in 1959, the Museum contains an excellent selection of antiquities from the ancient Mediterranean and the Near East. The jewels in the Collection are the James

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Armidale Bicentennial Railway Museum

The railway age in Armidale began in the early 1880s and profoundly transformed local social and economic life. Armidale was an important railway centre located on the main line from Sydney to Brisbane with a locomotive depot and facilities for handling all kinds of goods and livestock. At its peak it was the largest single

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Armidale Folk Museum

Tracing its origins back to 1933 the Armidale Folk Museum is housed in the magnificent 1863 Armidale Literary Institute and explores the history of the region. A wide range of exhibits show everyday life and work in the past and the citizens’ solemn sacrifice in times of war. Permanent displays provide a glimpse into how

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Armidale Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place

The Armidale Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place is where you can experience the diversity of Australian Indigenous arts and culture. It trades as the Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place (ACCKP). The Centre is located in the beautiful city of Armidale, in northern New South Wales. The region is renowned for its friendly communities,

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