Museums

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Bega Pioneers Museum


The Bega Pioneers’ Museum is situated in an old hotel, built in 1858-9. The many rooms and outside exhibition areas contain every aspect of early Bega – industries, clothing, military, machinery, transport, household effects, as well as family histories. Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm

Old Schoolhouse Museum – Merimbula


Managed by the Merimbula Imlay Historical Society and specialising in local history.
The collection consists of objects and photographs that combine to tell the stories of Merimbula, Pambula and the surrounding area. Main Street (Opp RSL) Sun, Tues, Thurs: 2pm – 4.30pm

Killer Whale Museum – Eden


Maritime and local history museum featuring a program of touring exhibitions sourced through partnerships with metropolitan museums, as well as regularly updated and changing existing displays. 184 Imlay St, Eden Mon-Sat: 9.15am-3.45pm, Sun: 11.15am-3.45pm

Old Courthouse Museum – Batemans Bay


The museum is operated by Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society. Collection themes include costume, education, healthcare, domestic life, forestry and timber tales, crime and punishment. Museum Place, Batemans Bay, 10am-3pm Tue/Wed/Thurs weekdays and second Sunday of the month 10am-1pm. Group bookings welcome additional days. Entry by gold coin donation.

Thredbo Ski Museum


The Thredbo Ski Museum is centrally located in the Thredbo Village square. The museum displays a wide collection of historic items covering areas such as significant dates, geography, alpine pioneers, personalities, skis and alpine equipment, photos, clothing and fashion, films and books.

Bermagui Museum


The Bermagui Museum is owned and operated by the Bermagui Historical Society. The Museum is the proud owner of approximately 5,000 digitised photographs and documents relating to life, work and families of the Bermagui district. Bermagui Community Centre, Fri, Sat and Sun 10.00am to 2.00pm

Corrective Services Museum – Cooma


The museum preserves and presents the history of Corrective Services in New South Wales. The Museum holds a significant collection of Corrective Services NSW artefacts, participates in community events and set up displays at various locations. Weekdays (except Mondays): 12.30pm – 3.00pm Saturdays: 9.15am – 3.00pm

Snowy Scheme Museum – Adaminaby


The building of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme was a pivotal event in Australia’s history.The Snowy Scheme Museum Adaminaby is the first comprehensive attempt to pay tribute to this truly awe-inspiring project and to tell its stories. Snowy Mountains Highway, Adaminaby. By appointment. Official opening: 15th October 2011

Moruya Museum


The Moruya Museum houses a collection of furniture, books, artefacts and memorabilia explores the lives of the ordinary people of this community from the middle of the nineteenth century. Most items on display were donated by local families. 11am to 1pm Wednesday, Friday & Saturday and everyday from 11am to 3pm during the summer school holidays.

Delegate School of Arts


At the Delegate School of Arts there is a room dedicated to the servicemen and women from the local district.  A copy of the Men From Snowy River Flag hangs in this room. The original, used in the famous First World War recruitment drive, is on display in the Australian War Memorial. website

Bega Valley Genealogy Society – Pambula


Extensive collection of family history records housed in the Old Court House building in Pambula. Cnr Toalla & Monaro Sts Tues: 1pm-4pm Thurs: 9.30-12.30pm Sat 10am to 4pm

Monaro Country Lavendar House


Private lavender retail outlet and folk museum on Railway Park, exhibiting memorabilia amongst great lavender products. Railway Park Bombala Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm 02 6458 4622
website

Cooma-Monaro Railway Inc


Heritage listed historical railway precinct under community management. Saving over 100 years of Railway Development; Vintage Train Rides (19km trip) on weekends, charter trips by arrangement. Cooma Railway Weekends: 11am-3pm; self-guided Heritage walks – daylight hours. Station, Bradley St. website 

Nimitybelle Court House


Operating in a decommissioned cell block of the Nimmitabel Police and Lock Up Museum Station, exhibitions explore the convict era, local pioneers, bushrangers and local police and community history. Police Station, cnrBombala & Clark St Weekends and public holidays: 10am-4pm or by appointment. 02 6454 6444