Apollo Bay and District Historical Society Inc.

abmuseum_2_bw.gif
6250 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia
6250 Great Ocean Road Apollo Bay Victoria 3233 AU

Apollo Bay and District Historical Society operates the Old Cable Station Museum at 6250 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, photograph collection and family history collection.

Opening hours: Saturday, Sunday, public and school holidays, 2-5 pm. Or by appointment.
Meetings of the Apollo Bay & District Historical Society are held at the Museum 3rd Monday of the month 10am.

Profile photo is of the Apollo Bay Museum, located in the old Telegraph Cable Station, Apollo Bay.

Rating
Featured/Unfeatured
Claimed/Unclaimed
0002-1024x712.jpg
47 Grant Street, Forrest VIC, Australia 24.33 km

The Forrest and District Historical Society is committed to researching and maintaining the history of the township and district.

Established officially in 2006, the Forrest and District Historical Society has been meeting regularly.  Events are routinely held where experts present on specific topics, or where the group are further exploring the history of the region.  The society has an immense library of books, photos, agricultural machinery and various other items that are stored for preservation and information sharing purposes.  Newsletters are sent out, and can be found at the Forrest General Store along with some books for sale.

Fig Tree Community House 16 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, VIC 3232 33.81 km

The Lorne Historical Society had its origins in the old Library Hall on the corner of Smith and William streets, the site of the current police station. Unfortunately, the collection of artefacts and memorabilia vanished, perhaps into a private collection.

The new society held its first meeting at the Lorne School on Tuesday, August 5, 1969. The 16 members began the documentation of our current historical records, photographs and memorabilia. Their work and research can be found in our publications, including the information published by Keith Cecil, Jean and Malcolm Graham. The photographic collection began through the tireless work of Joan and Graham Wheal, Keith Cecil and Jean and Malcolm Graham.

The society was housed in a shop at the original Cumberland Guest House and at the Water Board building after it moved in 1989.

Jean and Malcolm Graham began in 1989 the recording of important Lorne events and stories, featured in the Geelong Advertiser until Malcolm sadly died in 2001. This amazing volume of work is recorded digitally and is available through the society. It is a lasting testimony to his dedication, hard work and love of Lorne and its history.

In 1999 the society moved to its current location at the Fig Tree Community House, 16 Mountjoy Parade. The collection may be viewed on the first Sunday of the month, or by appointment. Contact Lorne Historical Society if you’d like more information. You can also find publications about Lorne and The Great Ocean Road and also photographs and other merchandise from our online shop.

The Lorne Historical Society’s rooms are open each Sunday between 10am and midday. Please join us on the first Sunday of every month for morning tea.

Capture.PNG

We are a community organization who help the public in researching their family history in the Colac District.

Capture.PNG

The Colac and District Historical Society was established in 1950, making Colac one of the first regional townships in the state to have such an organisation. A primary aim from the inauguration of the Society was to obtain a home where the various components of the district history could be preserved, and be made available to the public.

Capture.PNG
5a McMillan St, Anglesea VIC, Australia 56.87 km

The Anglesea & District Historical Society is a non-profit organisation staffed by volunteer members of the community, whose aim is to research and preserve history of the local area.

Opening Hours – History House is at 5a McMillan St, Anglesea (Entrance 4 of Community Precinct), and is open between 2:00 – 4:00pm on the second Sunday of each month and on every Sunday of the School Holidays, or by appointment, Phone 0448 526 311.

Postal address: P.O. Box 98, Anglesea, Victoria, Australia. 3230.

6 / 1 Noble St Anglesea VIC 3230 Australia 57.18 km
Contact Name
Surf Coast Family History Group
Lord Street, Port Campbell, VIC 3269 60.85 km

Local history society and museum and shop open daily in summer and four days during the rest of the year.

Contact Name
Peter Younis
28 Hesse St Winchelsea VIC 3241 Australia 61.17 km
Contact Name
Winchelsea & District Historical Society

Our organisation’s aim or purpose is collecting and preserving items of local history, including schools, dairy and sheep industries, war memorabilia, etc. We call it “preserving the old and present for the future.” We were established in 1985 at the request of many locals and were helped in this by Heytesbury and Camperdown societies.

TMWW Logo.jpg
Torquay, Victoria, Australia 71.24 km

Torquay Museum Without Walls preserves the Torquay region’s past, shares the stories and connects people with history in meaningful ways, for today and for tomorrow.

We provide a wonderful resource for researcher’s of the area that is updated regularly as the information is collected.

Contact Name
Cheryl Baulch, Secretary
8 Price St Torquay, VIC, Australia, 3228 71.35 km

Suburbs or towns: Torquay and surrounding areas

The Society has two rooms for our work and a shared meeting room which we produce and display our photographic exhibition. We are open on Sundays 2 – 4 unless advertised on our Facebook page, web site or “Town by Town” in the Echo and “Whats on” in the Surf Coast Times.

Mission Statement:

To be the focal point for preserving the ongoing heritage of Torquay and the surrounding district. We will support this mission through

  • public education programs, sharing and preserving stories from Torquay’s past;
  • maintaining historical artefacts, collections and a district research centre;
  • promoting the preservation of historic buildings and sites; and
  • by partnering with local and regional institutions.
Contact Name
Secretary
1924635_743483945675697_1355140581_n (1).jpg
241 Manifold St, Camperdown VIC, Australia 73.1 km

Volunteer based, non-profit organisation dedicated to Camperdown & district history in the south west of Victoria, Australia.

Postal Address – PO Box 243 Camperdown, VIC 3260

inverleigh historical society logo.jpg
71 High St, Inverleigh VIC 3321, Australia 77.7 km

Collecting and collating paper records and oral histories for Inverleigh and surrounding districts.

Image Donations from any era is graciously accepted.

We meet at the Inverleigh Public Hall & Mechanics Institute on the 4th Monday at 8pm, February to November.

Suburbs or towns: Inverleigh; Murgheboluc; Shelford; Teesdale; Doreq; Hesse

Contact Name
Liz McDonald
mount duneed hall.jpg
40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed VIC, Australia 78.29 km

The Mount Duneed History Group holds meetings at 7:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday in the months of February, March, May, August, October and November in the Mount Duneed Hall at 40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed.

The group aims to collect the history of Mount Duneed and surrounding areas including Freshwater Creek, Connewarre and Grovedale and present this information by posting an article to our blog each week. We usually have a guest speaker at our meetings and conclude the evening with refreshments and a chat. New members are always welcome.

Contact Name
Gwen Threlfall

Cressy & District History Group Inc promotes the history of Cressy and district, documenting, preserving, displaying information and research.

Contact Name
Robyn Alexander
710 Torquay Road Mount Duneed VIC 3217 Australia 81.22 km
Contact Name
MARILYN ROSSACK
PO Box 1953 Geelong VIC 3220 Australia 87.69 km
Contact Name
Geelong & South Western Rail Heritage Society Inc
PO Box 1512 Geelong 3220 VIC Australia 87.69 km
Contact Name
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Geelong & Region Branch
51 Lt Malop Street, Geelong 88.18 km
Geelong Vic Australia 88.2 km
Contact Name
North Shore and Norlane Stories
Showing 1 - 20 of 27 results