Tocumwal Railway Heritage Museum

The Tocumwal Railway Heritage Museum is located in the historic railway station. At the western end of town, there are three museum areas. The front museum incorporates photos and memorabilia dating back to 1908 and a steam train mural. There is rail and Lion’s Club memorabilia, along with tea rooms in the middle room and the

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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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Greens Gunyah Museum

Greens Gunyah Museum has an extensive range of historical artefacts, photography and machinery on display. We are also home to the Doris Golder Gallery of layered wool art. A unique and fascinating art form consisting of portraits and landscapes constructed in natural coloured fleece wool. This collection has been donated to the Lockhart people by

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Yanco Powerhouse Museum

Yanco Power Station was built in 1913 to supply power to the developing Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and for the Leeton Butter Factory. It was chosen for its proximity to the rail line enabling easy access to coal and water. The station was decommissioned in the late 1950s once the Snowy Hydroelectric scheme was operational. The

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Junee’s Broadway Museum

For railways Buffs Junee holds many fascinations but for you, the casual traveller, the Junee regional area teems not only with present beauties and historical buildings, but the past evidences of a wild and wooly bushranger era, of gold and quite incidentally the emergence of the “Great Southern Railway”. Junee is situated almost exactly half

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Shear Outback

Shear Heritage–Shear Culture–Shear Fun! Shear Outback offers an insight into the hardworking men and women who helped shape the nation. Shearers, rousies, woolclassers, cooks and working dogs–meet the team; they’re all here at the Australian Shearers Hall of Fame. Take time to see the historic working Shearing Shed and enjoy a live shearing demonstration. The museum

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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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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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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 Prisoner of War Interpretive Centre

The Museum houses exhibits, photographs and stories about the experiences of internees, Prisoners of War and the townsfolk of Hay. In July 1940, the Commonwealth government agreed to accept 6,000 internees from the United Kingdom. German, Italian and Japanese civilians internees and Prisoners of War were kept in three Prison Camps at Hay between 1940 and

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Griffith War Memorial Museum

The Griffith War Memorial Museum owes its existence to the returned servicemen from World War I who became soldier-settlers in Griffith.  After World War II the returned soldiers, sailors, airmen and their families expressed a wish to establish a fitting memorial to those who served.  Each Anzac Day a new exhibition is set up to

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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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Holbrook Submarine Museum

Our prize exhibit is a genuine WW II “Jolly Roger” flag from a British submarine, it is one of only three dozen world-wide that remain from over 300 British and Australian submarines that operated in time of war. We have the original above water line superstructure of the Oberon Class submarine HMAS OTWAY set within

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Deniliquin & District Historical Society Museum

If you love early Australian history, then the Museum of the Deniliquin and District Historical Society is the place for you to visit.  The museum, in the beautiful old building of the former police inspector’s residence, built in the 1880’s, nestles at the end of Macauley Street next to the scenic Edward River.  The 1880’s

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Corowa Federation Museum

Corowa’s Federation Museum tells the exciting story of Australia’s historical progress from being a group of independent, uncooperative colonies through to their people voting to form a unified Federation. The critical role that the ‘break through’ 1893 Corowa Conference, played in this outcome, resulted in Corowa being recognized nationally as ‘The Birthplace of Federation’. On

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Cootamundra Heritage Centre

Cootamundra Heritage Centre opened in August 2001 and is housed in the former 1927 built Cootamundra Railway Barracks and Rest House. The collection relates to Cootamundra and district with the permanent object collection being displayed here. The main collection is enriched by 14 individual rooms dedicated to themes such as the history of the Cootamundra Aboriginal

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Ganmain Historical Society Museum

The Origins of the Ganmain Historical Society date back to 1973 when, at a local clearing sale, six district people combined resources to buy an old harvester. They did this in recognition that heritage agricultural equipment and other objects were being lost to the local community and something needed to done. These objects – and

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Wyalong Museum

Situated in the historic Wyalong Courthouse, the Museum is managed  by volunteers of Bland District Historical Society Incorporated. The opening hours are 2pm – 5pm daily. The building was erected in 1900 by renowned architect Walter Liberty Vernon and shows many of his innovative ideas on light and ventilation. The heritage court room with cedar

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Weethalle Whistle Stop Arts and Crafts and Museum

Weethalle boasts a number of attractions and the town is most famous for the Weethalle Whistlestop, which is an historic train station, first opened on the 8 January 1923. The station has been restored and now runs as a tea room and craft shop. Weethalle also has a museum that holds many antiques from the

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Up to Date Store

Designed and built to serve the people of the Coolamon district, the Up to Date Store resonates with the memories of the community.   The Store was divided into several different departments which included grocery, ironmongery, crockery, drapery, mercery, millinery, haberdashery, clothing and footwear. In fact, it is true that anything and everything, from a plough

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