Gundagai Historical Museum

Since its opening in 1968, the Gundagai Museum has displayed a wealth of historical memorabilia depicting a life that was both hard and gracious. Special exhibits include Phar Lap's saddlecloth, the shirt worn by Banjo Patterson's Kiley of Kileys Run and the assayer's bowl used by US President Herbert Hoover. The museum also features displays on bushrangers; Melba XV; the famous Gundagai cow; and Aboriginal hero Yarri. Other items in its collection include scaled models of early buildings and historical photographs and documents.

Address: 
Homer Street, Gundagai, NSW
Tel: 
0269441995
Hours: 
9am-3pm
Admission: 
Adults $3, children $1, family $7, seniors $2
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access to main building and yard, guided tours
Collection: 
Approximately 10,000 items of historical memorabilia
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Items

Side saddle

Description:
Women's leather side saddle.
Date:
1895

Saddle

Description:
Child's saddle, made of wicker.
Date:
1850s

Saddlecloth

Phar Lap's Saddlecloth

Phar Lap's Saddlecloth
Description:
Phar Lap's saddlecloth worn in his last race before his death.
Date:
1932

Motor car

T Model Ford Car

T Model Ford Car
Creator:
Ford Motor Co.
Description:
Early model automobile, the famous Model T.
Date:
1912