Cranbourne Shire Historical Society Inc

Foreshore Road, Tooradin 3980
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Polly Freeman - Secretary

Collects and preserves the heritage of the old Shire of Cranbourne, and manages the Fisherman’s Cottage Museum complex at Tooradin, on behalf of the City of Casey.

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325 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup 3981 10.15 km

“Mallow House”, built 1916, is the home of Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society, incorporating a museum, etc. Collects and preserves the history of Koo Wee Rup and the Koo Wee Rup Swamp.

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Heather Arnold, President
The Casey Complex 1/65 Berwick and Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 13.43 km

Family History Group in Narre Warren with many family history resources. The group is also interested in local history and has local records and family histories. Visitors always welcome.

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Eileen Durdin - Secretary
5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 17 km

We collect local history, photos, small memorabilia, and preserve them for the future.

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Peter Hayden - Secretary
PO Box 363 Somerville VIC 3912 Australia 17.67 km
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Brenda Thornell
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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia 18.19 km

The Berwick – Pakenham Historical Society seeks to promote awareness of the history of our district’s history through the acquisition, preservation and display of historical items; recording of older residents’ knowledge; and undertaking research, publications and displays. We are a member of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

Postal Address – PO Box 442, Pakenham VIC 3810

Corner of Marine Parade and Skinner Street, Hastings 19.07 km

Is a vibrant, enthusiastic group of volunteers who are dedicated to promoting, preserving and enhancing the cultural and environmental heritage of Hastings and surrounding areas of Western Port. The Society manages the Hastings Museum made up of the general Museum, Dad’s Shed, the Fishing Museum, the Pioneer’s Cottage with the surrounding cottage garden and the Remembrance Garden of Peace. The Museum displays in a place of honour the 40 pounder rifled breech loading Armstrong Gun used by the local defence force in Colonial days – the ‘Ham & Beef’ Battery. Gold coin admission to Museum – free to members. General meetings take place every two-months. Quarterly Morning Coffees and weekly “Wednesday Workers” at Museum every Wednesday morning. The Museum is open every Sunday 2-4, and Wednesdays 10-12 noon. The Museum can also be opened by prior arrangement.

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Dianne Maloney- President
Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Road, Frankston 20.3 km

Frankston Historical Society Inc is a non profit organisation, formed in 1961. Established to preserve the history of the local area, our base is Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Rd, Frankston. Open each Sunday 1-4, except the 5th Sunday when 5 in a month, or by appointment. Phone 9789 5529

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Glenda Viner- President
10 Kilburn Street, Corinella VIC, Australia 22.89 km

Archived research. Publishing local and family histories in the Bass Valley

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PO Box 2047 Seaford Vic 3198 Australia 24.22 km

The Bomber Command Commemorative Association (Victoria) exists to ensure, in perpetuity, the continuance of the memory of those Australians, and particularly the Victorians, who served in RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War.

2 NORMAN AVENUE FRANKSTON SOUTH VIC 3199 Australia 24.62 km
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HEATHER ARNOLD
3041 Frankston - Flinders Road, Balnarring VIC 3926, Australia 28.34 km

Collection: Comprises of local historical records, photographs and memorabilia from Balnarring and surrounding district

Services/Activities: Research; copying; meetings; publications; cataloguing; public displays

Open: By appointment

Postal Address: PO Box 183, Balnarring VIC 3926

Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 28.93 km
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Heritage Centre, 89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 3922 29.08 km

The Society collects and preserves documents, artefacts, memorablia and photos of historical interest relating to Phillip Island and District; maintains and staffs a museum open to the public; holds monthly meetings to which visitors are welcome.

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Christine Grayden, Secretary
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39 Clow Street, Dandenong Victoria 3175, Australia 29.21 km

Our mission is to collect, document, research, preserve and make available to the wider community for their enjoyment and education items that show the development of Dandenong and District from early settlement to present day.

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The Chelsea Historical Society Court House Museum is the corner stone of continued research, collection, preservation and dissemination of the history of the former City of Chelsea and adjoining districts. It is an enjoyable Museum for the local community and visitors with particular emphasis on the pictorial history of the area through varied displays.

Old Post Office Museum, corner of Esplanade and Main Street, Mornington 3931 29.55 km

Collection of memorabilia and research documents. Folk museum with collection of old newspapers, post office and telegraph memorabilia.

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Diane White (President)
C/- 35 Stuart Street Noble Park Vic 3174 Australia 32.27 km
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Robyn Robie
62 Menzies Road Menzies Creek VIC 3159 Australia 32.6 km
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Marian Matta
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38 Main Street Bunyip, VIC 3815 32.69 km

A small group of interested persons in late 2011 decided to establish a group that would collate and preserve the local history of our area.

The Bunyip Historical Society’s home is at the Bunyip Hall and located in what is  colloquially known as the “RSL room”. We do not open to the public as yet, but is in our future plans.

Postal Address – PO Box 126, Bunyip, VIC 3815

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