Bank of Victoria Museum

Bank of Victoria Museum

Two historical buildings - a former Bank of Victoria and Manager's Residence - in the historic gold town of Yackandandah. The buildings are furnished as they were originally. There is also a collection of objects, local buildings, businesses, families and information in photographs.

Address: 
21 High Street, Yackandandah, VIC
Hours: 
Sunday 12:00noon - 4:00pm during Victorian school holidays.
Admission: 
Adult $2.00, Child (under 16 yrs) $0.50
Facilities: 
Guided Tours, Education Programs, Brochure Information, Research Service (not public access)
Collection: 
The collection contains local community records, minutes, school records, maps, photographs, family histories and objects from white settlement in the 1840's.
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Items

Book

Scrapbook

Creator:
Doris Storey
Description:
A compilation of items relevant to Yackandandah
Date:
1900-1980
Item Id Number:
95.19

Tickets, brochures, photographs, newspaper cuttings etc. covering a wide range of locally based events.

First aid kit

Snake bite kit

Creator:
Dr. Augustus Mueller
Description:
Small box containing syringe, cloth, bottle (empty) with glass stopper.
Date:
1891

Dr Mueller practised in Yackandandah from 1860's to late 1890's. Research included Typhoid fever and snake bite treatments. Also well known Vigneron.

Phonograph

Edison phonograph

Creator:
Edison
Description:
Edison roll player, with trumpet, rod and lid.
Item Id Number:
129.1-4

Cylinder, included for playing.

Ruler

Cylindrical ruler

Creator:
Bank of Victoria
Description:
Dark wood cylindrical ruler for use with banking ledgers.
Date:
1860-1893

One of a variety used by staff in the bank of Victoria

Wedding Dress

Wedding Dress

Description:
Fine cotton voile, white, long sleeves, lace and cutwork decoration
Item Id Number:
96.27

Worn by Charity Hobbs at her marriage to William Collins, nephew to David Collins the Govenor of Van Diemans land, on the 8th of October 1808.