Ballarat Astronomical Society Inc

Cnr Magpie and Cobden Streets, Ballarat 3350

Ballarat Astronomical Society is custodian of the Ballarat Municipal Observatory. BAS provides Friday and Saturday night viewing if the weather is clear. School and other groups can be booked for Monday to Thursday.

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Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 0.68 km
Contact Name
M Smith
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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 0.84 km

The Ballarat Historical Society’s collection is housed in the Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat. It includes over 25,000 photographs, early Trade & Street Directories, the Register of Inmates for the Ballarat Benevolent Society and objects. The collection can be searched online via the Society’s website or accessed by appointment Mon – Friday, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Phone 5337 1107 to make an appointment.

Contact Name
Secretary Nina Netherway
Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 2.57 km

Formed in 1978 the BDGS aims to help people discover their family history, with an emphasis on Ballarat and district sources. The society holds a comprehensive genealogical reference library relating to the usual sources, but specialising in Ballarat. Monthly meetings are held with speakers on family history research topics.

43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 2.95 km
Contact Name
Neil Wright
37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 5.15 km
03 9836 240103 9836 2401
Contact Name
Ray White
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307 Learmonth Street, Buninyong VIC, Australia 8.08 km

The Society promotes the study, collection and preservation of the history, heritage and environment of Buninyong and the surrounding district.

Image: ‘Buninyong Town Hall, home of the Buninyong and District Historical Society’.

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Anne Beggs-Sunter, Secretary
5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352 8.35 km
5342 07775342 0777

Local and family historuies, display of family photos and antiques.

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Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 9.2 km
Contact Name
Leigh Historical Society
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