Australian Folk Music Heritage Centre

The exhibition is housed in a large shed located in the grounds of historic Mamre homestead that was built in the 1820s by colonial pastoralist Reverend Samuel Marsden. Other historic locations nearby include E.G. Blaxland's farm, South Creek Park, Bennett's wagon and Bronte House.

Address: 
Mamre Historic Homestead, Lot 1 Mamre Road, St Marys, NSW
Tel: 
0298342788
Hours: 
Wednesday - Friday & Sunday 9:30am - 4:00pm. Other days by appointment.
Admission: 
Adults $6.60, Children $3.30, Students $4.40, Concession $5.50
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, parking for cars and buses, adjacent to Mamre Historical Homestead and tea rooms, restaurant, craft shop and gardens, brochure available
Collection: 
Record albums contain over 3,000 traditional and contemporary Australian folk songs. Display of 150 album covers in unique displays. Many rare recordings. Specially painted murals depict convict and pioneer life. Replica of Ned Kelly's armour.
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Items

Steel Armour

Replica of Ned Kelly's armour

Creator:
W. Williamson
Description:
Made as close as possible to original armour worn by Ned Kelly from Photos and research
Date:
1979

Record Albums

Creator:
Various
Description:
Over 150 Albums of Australian Traditional and contemporary folk music. Contains many rare recordings including voices of Dame Mary Gilmore & Dorothea McKellar.
Date:
1950 - 1980

Murals

Creator:
Zig Moskwa
Description:
Series of 4 x 3 Panel Murals depicting convicts Goldrush - Eureka. Shedders and Stockmen drowers.
Date:
1999/