Mount Buller Museum

Mount Buller Museum

Divided into sub-sections: Forestry, Ski Patrol, CFA, Ski Industry, and Early History. The collection contains many pairs of skis, boots, snowbards, ice skating boots, handmade clothing, ski clothing, film footage, photographs, videos, posters, slides, books, magazines, flags, uniforms, lift equipment, T- Bars, and other sking paraphernalia such as 'skins', 'nutcrackers', and 'wax'.

Address: 
Level 1, Room 1.4, La Trobe University, New Summit Road,, Mt. Buller, VIC
Tel: 
0357337000
Hours: 
Monday & Tuesday 9.00am - 4.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am - 2pm Othertimes on request.
Admission: 
Gold coin or note.
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, brochure available, display area, lecture hall.
Collection: 
Not only is the place of the museum unique, the subject matter of the museum is itself special and because of its individuality it is worthy of preservation and display. Nowhere else is it possible to view the relics of the development of the Alpine village, and the changes and chances the mountain has taken.
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Items

Ski Boot (left only)

Creator:
unkown
Description:
Lace up, double lacing unusual as both Lacing on outside, leather ankle support.
Date:
c1945
Item Id Number:
VMBM67

Used by the Rob Summer family, one of the early families on the mountain.

Snowmobile

Creator:
Kohler of Kohler - USA
Description:
Metal framed early snowmobile, single cylinder
Date:
c.1960
Item Id Number:
VMBM339

Used by Orange Lifts, one of the two lift companies during the 1960's.

Sled

Description:
Pine, handmade, 6 plank
Date:
c.1950
Item Id Number:
VMBM105

Wooden Ski

Creator:
I. H. Hagen
Description:
Ski with knob to attach seal 'Skins' - this enables skiers to walk up hills
Date:
1914
Item Id Number:
VMBM20