Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society Inc

325 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup 3981
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Heather Arnold, President|Audrey Mills, Secretary

“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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5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 9.58 km

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

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Peter Hayden - Secretary
Foreshore Road, Tooradin 3980 10.15 km

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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Polly Freeman - Secretary
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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia 14.15 km

Our museum is the old 1912 Shire of Berwick Shire Offices which have been relocated and restored. Our holdings, large collection of local and general items, are mainly relevant to the old Shire of Berwick, and we sell publications produced by the society. Monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, except January, at 8 pm at the Museum. The Museum opens on Sundays 2 – 4 .30 pm, except January.

Access is via turning into James St.and then right onto the Princes Highway Service Rd.

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Audrey Dodson, Honorary Secretary
The Casey Complex 1/65 Berwick and Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 19.71 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
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38 Main Street Bunyip, VIC 3815 22.91 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.

PO Box 363 Somerville VIC 3912 Australia 27.79 km
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Brenda Thornell
Corner of Marine Parade and Skinner Street, Hastings 28.67 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 29.52 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
62 Menzies Road Menzies Creek VIC 3159 Australia 31.44 km
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Marian Matta
136 Princes Way Drouin 3818 32.32 km

Public displays, school visits, annual festival display and guest speaking

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Rosemary Blackley- Secretary
PO Box 2047 Seaford Vic 3198 Australia 32.74 km
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MR ANDREW CARLILE
Tom Houlahan Community Support Centre, 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 33.41 km

Established in 1963, the Society holds an archive of books, photographs, newspapers and ephemera related to Dandenong. The Archive is open Wednesdays, 11 am to 2 pm, February to November inclusive. Research fees may apply, may be waived for an information exchange. Occasional displays. Publications for sale: ‘Grand old lady of Dandenong’ ($10*, coffee table book about our Town Hall); ‘Reminiscences of early Dandenong’ ($10*); A snapshot of Dandenong in 2001 (over 120 community group historys, $10*). Magazine ‘Gipps-Land Gate’, 2 editions per year subscription $15 per year incl postage & packing; *Add $5 for packing and postage. Membership: Individual $18, Family $26, Corporate $200, Sponsor $500. (Current until 30 June 2009.)

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Chris Keys
Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 33.72 km
03 8668 810003 8668 8100
03 8668 8111
2 NORMAN AVENUE FRANKSTON SOUTH VIC 3199 Australia 34.18 km
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HEATHER ARNOLD
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 35.8 km
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Phil Garland
Heritage Centre, 89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 3922 35.85 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
C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 36.57 km

The society records and documents local history, and to advise our community. To preserve and materials, documents, photographs, tiven to the society for research and publications.

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Jill A'Vard- President
6 The Strand ,Chelsea,3196 36.81 km

Collection of photos, memorabilia, etc – preserving the history of the former City of Chelsea.

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Mrs Leonie Taylor (Secretary)
C/- 35 Stuart Street Noble Park Vic 3174 Australia 37.43 km
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Robyn Robie
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