New South Wales

New South Wales

Local History Resource Unit

This local history collection covers Manly and Warringah, with an emphasis on Pittwater. It includes photographs, books, documents and newspaper cuttings. Displays are available for loan and can be specifically created to suit the user.3,000 photographs; 250 books; files & documents

Sydney Children's Museum

The Sydney Children's museum is a hands on science and technology centre for children between the ages of two and twelve.

Station House

The Museum is housed in the restored station masters former residence circa 1883. It is furnished in period furniture from the 1880-1890s. The Museum is pursuing railway heritage items as one of it's collection strengths.200 items

Berry Museum

Volunteer organisation housed in historic bank building, locally heritage listed. The collection comprises items and memorabilia donated by the local community. All relate to the area's agricultural and dairying past and to Berry's origins as an estate town of Coolangatta Estate.

Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery

The Bega Valley Regional Gallery has a balanced program of exhibits ranging from the traditional to the highly abstract. The permanent collection incorporates the work of artists such as John Downton, Albert Namatjira and Hilda Rix Nicholas.90 works

Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum Inc.

The building was formerly the local tourist information centre. Steel frame with brick walls and asbestos sheeting roof. It is situated off the main street and on the bank of the Richmond River. The town library, swimming pool and new tourist facility are adjacent.

Bathurst Historical Society Museum

General local history of the Bathurst region is featured in this collection of the Historical Society. Archives and photographs are included.1360 collection items.

The Performance Space

The Performance Space provides a national platform for Australia's contemporary art and performance.

Chifley Home

House containing personal items belonging to former Prime Minister of Australia Ben Chifley.

Manly Art Gallery and Museum

Established in 1930, the Gallery & Museum houses an art collection which was started in 1924. The building was significantly enlarged in 1982, with the addition of the Museum section. The Gallery section presents temporary exhibitions that explores our cultural landscape.

Westpac Museum

The Museum traces Westpac's history from its beginnings in 1817 as the Bank of NSW to the present age of plastic cards and electronic banking.

Hero of Waterloo Hotel

This heritage sandstone building has held a continuous license to operate as a pub since 1845. It's original cellar kitchen has artefacts on display.

Newcastle Region Art Gallery

The Newcastle Region Art Gallery is a leading force in regional Australia. It was the first purpose-built regional gallery in New South Wales, had the first full-time professional regional gallery director and has one of the largest regional gallery collections of some 3,000 works of art.

Hyde Park Barracks Museum

This Georgian building was designed by the convict architect Francis Greenway as sleeping quarters of 600 male convicts (1819-1848). Subsequently it housed immigrant girls and asylum women (1848-1886) and legal offices and courts eventually occupied the entire site (1887-1979).

Henry Lawson Centre

Housed in a historic weatherboard building which was formerly a Salvation Army Hall, the Henry Lawson Centre is a living memorial to the great Australian writer's life and times.

Garroorigang Homestead

Originally an Inn (1857-1868), then a private school (1868-1886), Garroorigang has been the private home of the Hume family for over a century. Mr Hume was Goulburn's well known historian, and a collateral descendant of explorer Hamilton Hume.

Hunter Valley Museum of Rural Life

The building was purpose built 30 years ago and houses many items depicting the every day rural life in the Hunter Valley.