Victoria

Victoria

Golden Dragon Museum

The Golden Dragon Museum is the first museum in Victoria to become accredited through the museum accreditation program in 1997. The Golden Dragon Museum provides a living history of The Chinese people of Bendigo from the goldrush of the 1850's to the present day.

Chiltern Athenaeum

Chiltern and District Museum is an historic building built in 1866 which includes district records; shire, cemetery, town and district and library of books dating to 17th Century.6,000+ items.

State Coal Mine Museum

A visit to the state mine in Wonthaggi is a journey back to the difficult working conditions of the mining days past.

Lake Goldsmith Steam Preservation Association Display

The permanent display of various steam engines is supplemented by exciting rallies each May and November.Large collection of restored steam engines, traction engines, steam rollers, internal combustion engines, farm tractors, restored farm cottage displaying old wares etc, working 90 tonne steam

Griffiths Sea Shell Museum and Marine Display

The Museum displays a detailed collection of marine and land shells, sea creatures, corals and sponges from all over the world, as well as a complete 10m long coral reef and an aquarium housing Bass Strait sea life.Approximately 90,000 items of natural marine specimens

Montsalvat Trust

Established as an artists' colony in the 1930s by Justus Jorgensen, Montsalvat is a cluster of medieval-styled buildings. The Great Hall contains paintings by Jorgensen and other members of the group.

Wimmera Mallee Pioneers Museum

Authentic buildings including a school, church, homesteads, public halls and shops now house a collection of domestic items and agricultural equipment.

Sharps Magic Movie House and Penny Arcade

Situated in the refurbished Old Bond Store, the Movie House runs almost continuous screenings of highlights of Australia's early newsreels, comedy classics and archival shots. At the back of the Theatre is Australia's largest and only working Penny Arcade.

Corps of Commissionaires Memorial Gallery

The Corps of Commissionaires facilitates the transfer of capability from the uniformed services to other work situations.

Historical Society of Mooroopna Inc

The Historical Society of Mooroopna is situated in the historic Mooroopna Manor, which was previously the Mooroopna Hosipital. The Museum is located on the 1st floor of the manor, in the former hospital operating suite.

Katamatite Museum

This local history collection includes a growing photographic collection of local World War I and World War II veterans. A shed added in 1995 houses farming machinery and tools of local interest.600 items plus photographs.

Linden Gallery and Arts Centre

The Gallery is involved with temporary contemporary exhibitions.

Horsham Regional Art Gallery

Horsham Regional Art Gallery is housed in a fine art deco building, recently refurbished and extended in recent years. We have four temporary exhibition spaces featuring changing exhibitions of contemporary and traditional art photography.

East Gippsland Historical Society Inc.

The former Bairnsdale College (1891) contains a display on farming machinery, a bark roof log cabin, a country community hall/school and historic domestic items. Photographic and archival material relating to the history of East Gippsland is stored at the Resource Centre.

Shepparton Art Gallery

The Gallery has recently undergone major refurbishment and now has new and larger facilities. It houses a broad collection of Australian paintings, prints and drawings and features a significant and comprehensive collection of Australian ceramics.c. 4,000 (mainly ceramics)

Emerald Museum

The Emerald Museum is a local history museum and archives which houses and selectively displays approximately 1600 photographs, 600 memorabilia, documentary records (including contemporary records) and family histories relevant to the economic, social and environmental history of Emerald and dist

The Man from Snowy River Folk Museum

The Museum holds the most recognised snow-ski collection in Australia. Local artefacts include costumes, a carriage shed, a slab pioneer cottage, a dairy and the Old Corryong Gaol, Police station and restored School and Bank, Blacksmiths.

Rushworth Museum

Housed in the old Rushworth Mechanic's Institute, the Museum offers a glimpse of the ordinary lifestyle of the 1853 gold rush days up until more modern times. A gold cradle, early farm implements and exhibits on rural life are among the many interesting everyday items on display.

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