Mt. Alexander Hospital History Room

Mt. Alexander Hospital History Room

Still operating today as part of the Mt Alexander Hospital, this Gothic-style brick building has featured prominently in Castlemaine's history since the gold rush and was formerly used as the Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum. The History Room houses photographs and artefacts from the Castlemaine District Hospital and the Benevolent Asylum.

Address: 
Cornish Street, Castlemaine, VIC
Tel: 
0354711555
Hours: 
Office hours or By appointment
Admission: 
Donation
Facilities: 
Access for the disabled, toilets also for the disabled, car and bus parking, picnic area, refreshments, guided tours, research facilities, room for hire
Collection: 
500 items including photographs
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Items

Photograph

Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum

Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum
Creator:
A Verey, Verey Bros.
Description:
Front view of Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum.
Date:
circa 1880
Item Id Number:
A1

Human skeleton

Description:
Human skeleton used by School of Nursing, Castlemaine District Hospital.
Date:
circa 1950

Registers

Castlemaine District Community Hospital Patient Registers

Description:
Patient registers.
Date:
1860-1987

Registers

Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum Patient Registers

Description:
Patient registers.
Date:
1855-1987