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.

Address: 
57 Conness Street, Chiltern, VIC
Tel: 
0357261467
Hours: 
10am-4pm Sat, Sun, Wed, public holidays and by appointment (03 5726 1467)
Admission: 
Adults $2, children free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, reference library, guided tours of museum and town, brochure, student tours, family history research, library of books including Chiltern authors
Collection: 
6,000+ items. Art, decorative art, cultural heritage, genealogy, historic people, houses - local history, agricultural, clothing, uniforms, gold mining, literature, goldfields library, AW Eustace Art Collection including oil on gum leaf paintings.
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Items

Painting

Oil on gum leaf painting

Creator:
Alfred William Eustace
Description:
Suite of six gum leaf paintings framed together.
Date:
1845-1914

Display

Sir John McEwen

Creator:
John McEwen
Description:
Display of artefacts

Library

Library Fittings

Description:
Library tables, chairs, artefacts, books, cabinets

Plough

Vineyard Plough

Creator:
Andrew Kilgour
Description:
Iron plough, stamped A Kilgour Chiltern