Scone and Upper Hunter Historical Society Museum

Buildings include; the old lockup and residence (1870) which houses the museum; and the Sergeant's Residence which is the research centre. Next door is the old Court House (pre 1900). The society researches and publishes historical material relevant to Scone and district, creates special exhibitions (Australia Day, Horse Festival) and collects material relevant to the district.

Address: 
Kingdon Street, Scone, NSW
Tel: 
0265452189
Hours: 
Wednesdays 9.30-2.30, Sunday 2.30-4.30
Admission: 
Adults $2, Child 50c, Family $5
Facilities: 
Research (Wednesdays), guided walks and tours by arrangement
Collection: 
Estimated 20,000 objects plus records and photographs.
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Items

Washing Machine

Creator:
Possibly made in Maitland District
Description:
Barrel mounted on cast iron frame, with handle to turn square lid

Water Filter

Dripstone Filter

Dripstone Filter
Creator:
Unknown
Description:
Sandstone cone on sand used to filter dirty water
Item Id Number:
1963.3ab

Display, women's work

Description:
Display for exhibition of laundry items and model in costume

Model

Moonan Flat School Model

Creator:
Mr Rex Collison 1976
Description:
First Moonan Flat school, model made from description, from wood and bark..
Date:
1977-23

Cot and Doll

Iron frame cot, bedding, doll

Description:
Iron Cot used by Flemming Family of Russley, in India, with curtains, bedding and celluloid doll belonging to Lindsay family.
Item Id Number:
1966-194, 1992-61