Hamilton Hume Museum

The Hamilton Hume museum illustrates the development of Yass since the 1820's and includes the life and work of the explorer, Hamilton Hume. The current exhibition "The Parallels" is developed around models of Yass main street 1895, compares that time with 1995 and is illustrated with advertisements, tools and wares. Displays pay tribute to Yass soldiers and nurses 20th Century wars and illustrate a 19th Century shop, parlour and kitchen, rural life and work in a woolshed.

Address: 
247 Comur St, Yass, NSW
Tel: 
0262263380
Hours: 
10am-4pm Sat and Sun, public and school holidays, closed in Winter
Admission: 
Adults $2, children 50c
Facilities: 
archives - open Tuesdays 2pm-5pm at soldiers memorial hall
Collection: 
Animal husbandry - sheep and wool. Model - Yass main street 1895. Advertising - Yass 1895. Model - rural life and woolshed. Trades - shearing. Tools - 19th Century. Furniture made by convicts. Photographs of horsedrawn transport. 19th Century rural furniture. Domestic items - ceramics. Textiles, clothing, uniforms, needlework. Exploration - Hamilton Hume. Militaria - Yass memorabilia. Aboriginal culture - local. Coins.
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The Parallels

The Parallels
Description:
The exhibition "The Parallels" is developed around models of Yass main street 1895, compares that time with 1995 and is illustrated with advertisements, tools and wares.

Hamilton Hume Museum