Charlton Golden Grains Museum Inc

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Established in 1973, we collect, preserve and share information, photos and items relevant to Charlton & the surrounding district.

Located in the former Mechanics Institute building (1882), the Charlton Golden Grains Museum showcases a diverse collection of over 3000 artefacts and photographs from Charlton’s early pioneer days through to today.

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85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 92.39 km

The society was established in 1984 and is dedicated to preserving, collecting and researching the history of Avoca and the surrounding district.

The headquarters of the Society is an historic building at 85 High Street, Avoca, which was the Avoca Court House from 1859 to 1979. It now contains a local history & family history resource centre containing thousands of documents, photographs, maps, microfilm of local newspapers & rate books, artifacts, etc., pertaining to the localities in the Avoca district.

Postal Address PO Box 24 Avoca VIC 3467

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3 Palmerston Street, Maryborough 93.22 km

Worsley Cottage Museum, an 1894 stone cottage, is the home of the society. The collection includes domestic items and artefacts from the era, outdoor displays and a cottage garden. There is also an 1840 slab and daub pioneer hut with wooden shingle roof. Research facilities are also available.

Postal Address – PO Box 265 Maryborough 3465

Hours: Tues/Thurs 10am-12noon & Sun 2pm -4pm

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2A Cullen Street, Cohuna VIC, Australia 93.4 km

The Cohuna and District Historical Society was formed in April 1970, our Society has grown to become a treasured resource for the local community and historians alike.  All run by dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers, there are three main parts to our Society:

  • Archives Centre (the brick building)
  • Museum (the old Scots Church)
  • Trash and Treasure (the old Scots Hall)
Former Courthouse, Sailors Gully Road, Eaglehawk 94.95 km

Eaglehawk Heritage Society Inc was formed to preserve the history and heritage of the area. It provides a museum and research facilities within an historic Eaglehawk building.

Contact Name
Bev Hanson
19 Bucknall Street, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia 96.03 km

Carisbrook Historical Society’s collection includes a large number of photographs and a range of school, cemetery and family history records.

Open by appointment

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624 Midland Highway, Huntly VIC 3551, Australia 98.55 km

Mainly a pictorial and documentary collection, some artefacts (machinery, small utensils). Second site, former Court House, 621 Midland Highway, original furniture, soldiers photos, MUIOOF Certificate and honor rolls.

Contact Name
Margaret Pitson- Treasurer
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The Society holds a culturally and historically significant collection of books, documents, photographs, artworks, textiles and objects. Many of the photographs and documents are irreplaceable.

Gonn Avenue, Murrabit, Vic 3579 99.74 km

Meetings held 2nd Monday of each month (except July, Aug and Jan.) Number of district heritage tours conducted. Involved in heritage projects such as signage, booklets and brochures.

Contact Name
Narelle O'Donoghue, Secretary
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