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Galleries, Museums and Historical Societies

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AJ's ART Gallery  / Crystal - Mineral Shop and Museum

8 Queen St, , , 2337

 AJ's ART Gallery promotes and displays the work of artist John Kisi. John's philosophy is "We use and get what our minds think of the most. So if this is so, ART, ROCKS and STARS under the Southern Cross is a great place to be. Rocks with gratitude."< ...

Venue TypeGallery / Shop
Dungog Museum

105 Dowling Street, ,

The Dungog Museum's mission is to collect, preserve, research, interpret and display local history for the education and enjoyment of the community. Our core displays relate to Aboriginal history, exploration & Dungog.

The main display at t ...

Venue TypeMuseum
Haydon Hall

66 Mayne St, ,

Haydon Hall promotes and displays local and regional artists, with special artists exhibitions on an ongoing basis. The works on display and sale include paintings, ceramic, glass and sculpture.

Hours & Days open: 10.00am - 5.00pm Wednesday ...

Venue TypePrivate gallery
Merriwa Bottle Museum

Vennacher Street, , , 2329

Open Monday - Friday 9am to 12 noon. Volunteer dependant. Many of the bottles in this museum have been collected over a lifetime by two seasoned bottle collectors, the late Mr Doug Russell and the late Mr Lionel Houlahan.

The Display contains i ...

Venue TypeMuseum
Merriwa Cottage Museum

Cnr Bettington & Bow St., , , 2329

This is a museum with historical collections, and facilities for family research.

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. 9.30am to 1.30pm.

Venue TypeMuseum
Merriwa Railway Museum

Cnr Brisbane & Roach St, , , 2329

The museum has a display of railway memorabilia and historical stories of local railway experiences. Open by appointment.

Venue TypeMuseum
Michael Reid at Murrurundi

Boyd Street, ,

Situated in the beautiful grounds of historic Bobadil House (1842) is the art gallery Michael Reid at Murrurundi, the Big Brown Dog Coffee Bar, and a plant nursery that complements and extends the immersive creative experience.

The Michael Reid ...

Venue TypeGallery
Murrurundi & District Historical Society

127 Mayne St, , , 2338

The museum is open Wednesday 10am-12pm and Saturday & Sunday 10am-12.30pm.


Murrurundi & District Historical Society Exhibition Centre

125 Mayne St, , , 2338

The Murrurundi & District Historical Society currently has two exhibitions in the Exhibition Centre.

"Toys were Us". Childhood history and memories are the central theme to this exhibition. Hidden away in wardrobes and ports, the toys are i ...

Murrurundi & District Historical Society Pioneer Cottage

110 Mayne Street, ,

The cottage was probably built in 1889. It is constructed of hardwood slabs faced on one side by a back breaking process with a pit saw. The other side of the slabs are left in their original round back state. The frame work is of rough hewn hardwood a ...

Murrurundi Studio Gallery

71 Mayne Street, ,

The Artist in Residence, Rodney Swansborough, holds popular weekly art classes at the studio, travels around the region holding workshops, organises the Annual Upstairs Art Student Exhibition & runs a printing operation. Please refer to the extensi ...

Venue TypeStudio Gallery
Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Cnr Bridge & Williams Streets, , , 2333

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre is located on the New England Highway three hours drive north west of Sydney and roughly two hours from Newcastle. Established in 1976, the gallery was housed in a purpose-built annex attached to the Muswellbrook Schoo ...

Venue TypeArt Gallery
Paterson Gallery

21 King Street, ,

The work in the gallery changes frequently with a new artist hosting their own exhibition every month. We exhibit everything from paintings and pastels to photography, jewellery, candles, sculpture, pottery, all local art. Also many small handmade gift ...

Venue TypeGallery
Paterson Museum

King Street, ,

Open Sundays from 11am to 3pm.

Venue TypeMuseum
Scone Historical Museum

43-47 Kingdon St, , , 2337

A collection of artifacts pertaining to local social, rural and commercial culture ranging from militaria to domestic wares and trades.

Open Wednesdays: 9:30am to 2:30pm & Sundays 2:30 to 4:30pm, or by appointment.

Venue TypeMuseum with collection and changing exhibits
Scone Research Centre

43-47 Kingdon St, , , 2337

Contains photos collections, newspapers, town land records, records of local organisations and family history records.

Open Wednesdays 9.30am-2.30pm or by appointment.

Venue TypeResearch Centre
Singleton Historical Society & Museum

Burdekin Park, ,

The Singleton Historical Society & Museum have a comprehensive range of local historic artefacts and displays, is run by enthusiastic local volunteers and available for Guided Tours by arrangement.

The Museum is open Sat & Sun 12-4pm, T ...

Venue TypeMuseum
Tocal Homestead

957 Tocal Rd, ,

Part of an historic property bequeathed by the Alexander family with the purpose of enabling children to be educated in Agriculture.

The Homestead is open to the public on Sundays from March to November, 10am-3pm. Tours available please phone f ...

Venue TypeLiving Museum