Myrtleford and District Historical Society Inc

29 Elgin Street, Myrtleford, Vic. 3737
Contact Name
John Taylor, President

Collection of locally significant artefacts & records, publication of community recollections and assistance with research.

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The Robert O’Hara Burke Memorial Museum is operated b y the Indigo Shire Council. An Athenaeum since 1857, original building, a museum since 1863. “Street of Shops” added in 1979.

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Anna Robbins
Railway Avenue, Bright 3741 27.67 km

The Bright & District Historical Society has a research collection available at their Bright Railway Station museum. Local tours and special events.

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James Oastler - President
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21 High Street, Yackandandah Victoria 3749, Australia 29.45 km

The Collection held by the Yackandandah and District Historical Society is a large and comprehensive collection of the many stories of this district, held in photographs, images, objects, registers, documents, letters, textiles, digital forms and research material.

Description: Open museum, research, collection , publications, public programs.

Suburbs or towns: Yackandandah; Allans Flat; Staghorn Flat; Osbornes Flat

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Pam Noble
Milawa Vic Australia 30.07 km
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Milawa Heritage Group
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136 Main Street, Eldorado VIC 3746 33.54 km

The El Dorado Museum collection is sited in the original schoolhouse number 246 which opened in 1870. The school rooms and out-sheds house a large variety of items such as social and domestic purpose items.

Gold and tin mining relics from the Cock’s El Dorado Gold and Tin Dredge and Cock’s Pioneer sluicing are on display as well as information on various mines in the area with some photographic history of the mining from 1850 until 1950. Agricultural implements can be viewed in and around the big shed.

A Blacksmith’s shop has a fireplace, bellows, anvil, hammers and other tools, horseshoes as well as Kelly Gang replica forged armour. There are also woodworkers hand tools, saws, and mining implements. Genealogy is available from school records, cemetery records World War One records and some photos, lodge and church records, and mining records. The museum has war memorabilia ranging from helmets and medals to souvenirs and bayonets.

Children’s treasure hunt activities are available with some hands on items to try out as well. They can have a go at gold panning and keep any gold that they discover.

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Sue Phillips, President
Greta Heritage Group & Greta Hansonville Hall Vic Australia 41.63 km
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Greta Heritage Group & Greta Hansonville Hall
PO Box 812 WANGARATTA Vic 3677 Australia 41.63 km
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Val Gleeson
31 Bogong High Plains Road, Mount Beauty 43.74 km

We are a group of people interested in the preservation and promotion of the history of the Kiewa Valley.

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Barbara Pyle, President
PO Box 1 Glenrowan VIC 3675 Australia 46.23 km
0478 334 4020478 334 402
0428 276 3010428 276 301
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David Ritchie
57 Conness Street, Chiltern 46.96 km
VIC Australia 49.95 km
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Victorian High Country Huts Association
Athenaeum Reserve, Great Alpine Rd, Harrietville 50.11 km

Maintenance and display of historical items.

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Hilary Morgan, Secretary
PO BOX 829 WODONGA VIC 3689 Australia 50.62 km
Contact Name
Uta Wiltshire
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Panabode Building Slalom Street, Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia 3699 59.65 km

The Falls Creek Historical Society is committed to ensure the collection, preservation and interpretation of the unique history of Falls Creek and the Bogong High Plains.

By way of interactive and informative displays and detailed archiving, they wish to stimulate community interest and involvement in telling the distinctive Alpine history. Alongside their comprehensive museum collection, they undertake artistic and diverse methods of storytelling such as curated walks, village history trails and pop up museum displays.

Falls Creek Museum exterior view with snow covered ground, table and chairs. One end of the Falls Creek Museum building exterior shot showing museum name and snow covered area

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Karen Smythe, Chair - Falls Creek Historical Society
PO BOX 316 RUTHERGLEN Vic 3685 Australia 61.21 km
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ROBERTA HORN
Hut 11 Samaria Road Benalla Vic 3672 Australia 65.4 km
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Sabine Smyth
14 Mair St, Benalla 3672 66.78 km

Benalla & District Historical Society Inc is active in both its aspects of operating a Museum specializing in costume, Kelly and local history, and the Research Rooms’ archival care and availability for researchers.

PO Box 142 Yarrawonga Vic 3730 Australia 88.44 km
Contact Name
Wendy Saunders
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151 Melbourne Street, Mulwala New South Wales, Australia 90.85 km

Description: Yarrawonga – Mulwala Historical Society is involved in all forms of research and preservation of local history. Visitors, coach tours and school groups welcome at the Pioneer Museum. The Museum preserves local and rural history to educate, entertain and provide enjoyment to visitors of all ages.

Suburbs or towns: Yarrawonga; Mulwala, NSW; Burramine; Wilby; Telford; Bundalong; Bathumi; Boomahnoomoonah; Savernake, NSW; Tungamah

Exterior view of Pioneer Museum

Baldock St & Dookie St, Dookie VIC 3646, Australia 97.07 km

Display at local Show; local history collection of memorabilia; marking old school sites, history board, etc. Currently there is no building available for display.

Contact Name
J Batten - secretary
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