St Helens History Room

In this local history interpretation centre, an excellent collection of early photographs of the region are displayed with relevant objects, including wooden interactive models relating to mining. Fifteen historical monographs have been published and are for sale. The genealogy of Fingal, Portland and Ringarooma are stored on a database.

Address: 
59 Cecilia Street, St Helens, TAS
Tel: 
0363761744
Hours: 
9am-5pm Mon-Fri
Admission: 
Adults $4, children $2
Collection: 
20,000 negatives and prints, 1,500 objects and books, 200 genealogies in hard copy
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Items

Ward case

Description:
1800 x 900 x 600 cm high glass coffin shaped case for the transport of plants from England to Australia.

Pew

Description:
Black church pew with simple mortice and tenon joints.

Photograph

Anchor Water Wheel

Description:
The water wheel at the Anchor mine, showing 19 men.

Photograph

Photograph Set, Goulds Country

Description:
Set of five photographs that describe the settlement of Goulds Country, Tasmania.