Firelight Museum

Firelight Museum

The Firelight Museum is located 10 minutes (9km) North from Leongatha. The Tudor style building also features other changing displays. It is set in a park with a playground and barbecue facilities.

Address: 
355 Leongatha North Road, Leongatha North, VIC
Tel: 
0356686272
Hours: 
Weekends, school holidays, also by appointment
Admission: 
Adults $3, Children & Students 50c, Families $7
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, toilets, disabled toilet, bus and car parking, picnic area, refreshments, sales outlet, guided tours, information, brochures of area.
Collection: 
On display at the Firelight Museum is a fascinating collection of antique lamps (1860 - 1940), coins, pocket watches (1803 onwards), jewellery and firearms (1560-1935).
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Items

Revolver

Montenegrin

Montenegrin
Creator:
Gasser Patent
Description:
The revolver is maid of cast steel, break open action. The calibre is 11.45mm case length 45mm, 5 chambers, weight 45ounces (the largest black powdered made)
Date:
1893

All personal of service age had to own one of these revolvers by order of King Nicholas, in defence of their country.

Pistols Flintlock

Brace of pistols

Brace of pistols
Creator:
Turkish
Description:
Both pistols are inlaid in wood work with German silver, with pewter flowers and leaves. The barrel and but cap are inlaid with sterling silver.
Date:
C1776

Pistols have been cased with all accessories by E. Hattam

Candle Stick

Creator:
French
Description:
Figurine of a lady holding a candle with both arms above her head. Her head and waist band are new moons and the gown is covered in stars.
Date:
C1860

Kerosene Lamp

Hanging Lamp

Hanging Lamp
Creator:
Miller
Description:
Classic hanging "library" complete with hanging prisms, and automatic spring tension for raising lowering the lamp
Date:
c.1895

Kerosene lamp

Anucapnic Figurine Lamp

Anucapnic Figurine Lamp
Creator:
French, maker name unknown
Description:
Spelter casting of a lady figurine holding the lamp in on her left shoulder supported by her left hand.
Date:
1880s
Item Id Number:
FKL130