Navarre & District Historical Society Inc.

39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384
Contact Name
Joan Austerberry

To develop collections of items and articles of significance to Navarre and genelogies of people.

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Landsborough VIC, Australia 12.22 km

The Society aims to collect, restore and maintain the memorabilia and records of the old gold mining town of Landsborough, founded in 1862 and named in honour of William Landsborough the explorer, the township still contains many reminders of its busy past. These include the 1862 lock-up, the 1901 Mounted Police stables, and a 130 year old school, all of which are cared for by the Historical Group.

PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 34.18 km
Contact Name
Margaret Fyffe
46 Longfield Street, Stawell VIC, Australia 36.02 km
Contact Name
Jim Melbourne
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85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 38.55 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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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia 45.65 km

The society is interested in local history which is on display in Langi Morgala Museum which includes mining, railways, church, council business, home life, sport, armed services, transport and agriculture.

93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 51.92 km
Contact Name
Helen Uhe
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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 55.22 km

A collection of photographs, firearms, gold nugget replicas and local history with a genealogy research section.

Contact Name
Rachel Buckley, Secretary
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3 Palmerston Street, Maryborough 57.3 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

Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 59.24 km

Photos, etc, of Halls Gap and Grampians.

Contact Name
Kathy McDonald, Secretary
PO Box 64 Talbot VIC 3371 Australia 59.94 km
Contact Name
Marion Miller
56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia 60.06 km
Contact Name
Donald History & Natural History Group
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Beaufort VIC 3373, Australia 62.46 km

The Beaufort Historical Society is situated in the former Beaufort Court House, in Livingstone St, next door to the Uniting Church. The society has an extensive collection of family histories, photographs, newspapers, school and cemeteries records, etc.

Suburbs or towns: Beaufort; Chute; Raglan; Trawalla; Shirley; Waterloo; Stockyard Hill; Lake Goldsmith; Nerring; Eurambeen

Postal Address: PO Box 30, Beaufort VIC 3373

19 Bucknall Street, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia 64.33 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

PO Box 5243 Tarnagulla VIC 3551 Australia 65.26 km
Contact Name
Tarnagulla & District History Group
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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 65.42 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations.

Open Times: Monday to Saturday 12 noon till 2 pm

Sunday 12 noon till 4 pm.

Contact Name
Peter Adler
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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 67.77 km

The society collects and preserves documentary material relevant to Minyip and District such as photographs, maps, diaries, written collections, journals, minute books and documented family histories.

Contact Name
Shirley Smith, Secretary
26 High Street Wedderburn VIC 3518 Australia 69.55 km

Wedderburn is is located 225 km north west of Bendigo and within the Loddon Shire. We have over 33,000 digitised records in our database covering Wedderburn and surrounding towns within the shire. Our digital records include over 100 audio tapes of past presentations given by locals talking about their early years in the district. Selected records and documents can be copied to a USB memory stick for visitors to take away with them. Further digitizing will continue throughout 2020.

Contact Name
Alan Mulraney
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1 High Street, Charlton Victoria 3525 73.4 km

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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36 Fraser Street, Clunes Victoria 3370 74.03 km

Please note: private research of our archives is not possible

The Museum is housed in the former Warehouse (c.1860) of contractors Nichol and Wallace.

The redeveloped Nichol and Wallace building, now known as The Warehouse, to reflect it’s 19th century history, reopened in 2014 as a Hub housing the Museum, the Library, the Visitor information Centre, the Hepburn Shire Service Centre as well as event and meeting spaces.

Old Courthouse, 91 Southey Street, Inglewood 3517 76.82 km

Collects and records local history of Inglewood district. Have several local history publications for sale. Research early district pioneers for a fee. Hold court re-enactments for tourists and locals by arrangement.

Contact Name
Murray Baud- Treasurer
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