Queenscliffe Historical Museum Inc

49 Hesse Street, Queenscliff 3225
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Joyce Grant, President

Queenscliffe Historical Museum is located in the main street in Queenscliff, open 2-4 daily. Collections include 8000 photographs, significant documents, textiles and clothing. Family history and buildings research available.

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Wharf St, Queenscliff 3225 0.55 km
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Mechanics Institute Building, 827 Melbourne Road, Sorrento Vic 3943 10.47 km

The Nepean Historical Society Inc. was formed in 1965 and established its Museum in the Mechanics’ Institute, Sorrento. The building (classified by the National Trust) was built of local limestone in 1876/77. A multi-purpose Heritage Gallery, including multimedia and lecture facilities, was added in 1994.
Museum and various guided tours are available.

The Society is incorporated as a non-profit organisation and is operated entirely by volunteers, many with professional expertise. There are no paid staff. Members are encouraged to take an interest in the various activities and tasks required in an active organisation. Membership is currently around 300.

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Val Stieglbauer, Secretary
(Old Court House Musem) 51 High St, Drysdale, Victoria Australia 3222 11.1 km

The Bellarine Historical Society maintaining historical archives and collection. Research facilities to public. Holds seminars, historic tours, publishes a newsletter, has a collection of books, manuscripts, memorabilia, newspapers, photographs, indexes, registers, etc.

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Lynette Willey, President
PO Box 382 Ocean Grove VIC 3226 Australia 11.97 km
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First Fleet Fellowship Victoria
Leggett's Way, Sorrento 12.66 km

History and environment of first British settlement in Victoria 1803.

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Richard Cotter- President
Rye Primary School, corner of Lyons & Collingwood Streets, Rye 3941 18.39 km

Rye Historical Society aims to preserve the history of the area bounded by Canterbury-Jetty Rd and Truemans Rd. The Room is open every Sunday 1pm -3 pm.

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Pauline Powell - sectertary
773 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud 3939 24.26 km

Rosebud and District Historical Society collects the history of people and buildings in the Rosebud area.

Old Shire Office, 359A Pt Nepean Road, Dromana 27.49 km

Extensive photographic display, computer use, 5000 items datalogued, memorabilia display, outings, local displays.

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Janet Egglestone (Secretary)
710 Torquay Road Mount Duneed VIC 3217 Australia 28.77 km
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MARILYN ROSSACK
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40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed VIC, Australia 29.22 km

The Mount Duneed History Group holds meetings at 7:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday in the months of February, March, May, August, October and November in the Mount Duneed Hall at 40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed.

The group aims to collect the history of Mount Duneed and surrounding areas including Freshwater Creek, Connewarre and Grovedale and present this information by posting an article to our blog each week. We usually have a guest speaker at our meetings and conclude the evening with refreshments and a chat. New members are always welcome.

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Gwen Threlfall
Geelong Vic Australia 29.28 km
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North Shore and Norlane Stories
PO Box 1512 Geelong 3220 VIC Australia 29.66 km
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National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Geelong & Region Branch
PO Box 1953 Geelong VIC 3220 Australia 29.66 km
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Geelong & South Western Rail Heritage Society Inc
51 Lt Malop Street, Geelong 29.81 km
8 Price St Torquay, VIC, Australia, 3228 30.69 km

Suburbs or towns: Torquay and surrounding areas

The Society has two rooms for our work and a shared meeting room which we produce and display our photographic exhibition. We are open on Sundays 2 – 4 unless advertised on our Facebook page, web site or “Town by Town” in the Echo and “Whats on” in the Surf Coast Times.

Mission Statement:

To be the focal point for preserving the ongoing heritage of Torquay and the surrounding district. We will support this mission through

  • public education programs, sharing and preserving stories from Torquay’s past;
  • maintaining historical artefacts, collections and a district research centre;
  • promoting the preservation of historic buildings and sites; and
  • by partnering with local and regional institutions.
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Secretary
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Torquay, Victoria, Australia 30.96 km

Torquay Museum Without Walls preserves the Torquay region’s past, shares the stories and connects people with history in meaningful ways, for today and for tomorrow.

We provide a wonderful resource for researcher’s of the area that is updated regularly as the information is collected.

Contact Name
Cheryl Baulch, Secretary
51 Swinburne Street, North Geelong, 3215 31.26 km

A site specific heritage organisation( Osborne House &grounds) dedicated to the preservation and utilisation of Osborne House as a community and arts preinet for Geelong. Specifically Osborne House and grounds, generally the city of Greater Geelong

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Susan Allsop - Secretary
Osborne House, 51 Swinburne St, North Geelong 31.29 km

Heritage trail, museum, displays and information from our region.

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Cheryl Scott
Swinburne Street Geelong 3215 31.35 km
03 5277 380803 5277 3808

Preserving Geelong maritime and naval heritage in the form of artefacts, books, pictures and relevant documents.

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Malcolm Dunn - Secretary
Old Post Office Museum, corner of Esplanade and Main Street, Mornington 3931 33.48 km

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

Contact Name
Diane White (President)
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