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    Looking for something different to do in Canberra? The National Dinosaur Museum offers a trip into our prehistoric past like no other. With Australia’s largest permanent display of dinosaur fossils and models, guests of all ages will learn something new about these fascinating creatures and the world they inhabited. Through self-guided exploration, visitors are encouraged to delve into the long and unique prehistory of Australia through our interactive exhibits. Learn how dinosaurs throughout... Read more

    Discover Built on the site of No.10 Elementary Flying Training School, the award winning Temora Aviation Museum is home to a world-class flying collection of Australian ex-military aircraft. Here you can: • Take a guided tour with our knowledgeable volunteers • Explore the aircraft collection at your own pace with informative audio-visual presentations • Acquaint yourself with the Museum’s history in the 38-seat surround sound theatre • Watch our engineers at work from the viewing gallery •... Read more

    Duldig Studio, in East Malvern, Victoria, is the former home and studio of internationally recognised sculptor Karl Duldig (1902 to 1986) and his wife, artist and inventor Slawa Duldig (née Horowitz) (1902 to 1975). Opened in 1996 as a house museum, in 2002 it transitioned into a public house museum and art gallery. In the artists’ charming former home, garden and studio, the sculptures, drawings, paintings and decorative arts tell the story of their creative lives in Vienna, Singapore and Melbourne.... Read more

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    All aboard! The Workshops Rail Museum, an Australian Tourism Award winner and part of the Queensland Museum, tells the story of rail in Queensland through 15 interactive exhibition zones, multi-media experiences, fascinating stories and tours of Heritage Railway Workshops. Read more

    Carss Cottage is a beautiful old sandstone Cottage built by William Carss between 1863 and 1865 for his retirement. It is now a Museum displaying and preserving historical items from the late 1800's early 1900's, particularly local history and is run by Kogarah Historical Society. The Museum opens every Sunday from 1pm to 5pm in summer months and at other times for booked tours. Entry on Sundays is $2.00 for adults, 50 cents for children of school age. Tour groups pay $5.00 (carers/drivers free)... Read more

    Museum Victoria is Australia’s largest public museum organisation. Our museums are: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum and Scienceworks. Read more

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    At Elizabeth Farm – Australia’s oldest surviving homestead – you can wander freely through the old house and garden as if you were its original occupants. There are no barriers, locked doors, fragile furniture or untouchable ornaments in this unique, ‘access all areas’ house museum. Elizabeth Farm[1] was the family home of wool pioneer, John and his wife Elizabeth Macarthur. It was commenced in 1793 on a slight hill overlooking the upper reaches of Parramatta River, 23 kilometres west of Sydney Cove.... Read more

    Hurstville City Museum & Gallery is dedicated to preserving the unique history of the St George region as well as working with local multicultural communities to develop exciting art and history exhibitions and public programs. Read more

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    History Hill at Hill End holds over 10,000 gold rush artefacts including some extremely rare and unusual Australian historical pieces. Refer the website for full details or phone. We are open to the general public by demand. In other words phone to make sure during the week. We guarantee to be open all school holidays, public holidays and every week end excluding Christmas day. Included in the History Hill experience at Hill End is the underground mine experience which involves a total of 175 metres... Read more

    Town of Claremont's Freshwater Bay Museum is a local community history museum that was established in 1975. The building is the original Freshwater Bay School, which was built in 1862, and later became a place of worship, a boarding house and a police station. Funded by the Town of Claremont the museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits the cultural heritage of Claremont and the Freshwater Bay area. In addition to permanent displays the museum holds themed temporary exhibitions on a regular... Read more

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    Museum with the history of Agriculture and the cotton industry where it first began in Australia. it includes a working blacksmith shop and Shearing Shed and Saddlery Shop, with lots of historical machinery and a spray plane. Read more

    The National Trust is a not-for-profit organisation that works to protect our build, natural and cultural heritage. We have mansions, gardens, a tall ship and a gaol ready to be explored. We also host many events including Rippon Lea's Teddy Bears' Picnic, Easter Fun Days, and Pirate Sundays! Read more

    Come and be amazed by the awe inspiring, dynamic and unique structure of soaring glass and steel made in the shape of an aircraft wing. Set in the lush Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation brings to life the adventures and achievements of Australia's famous pioneer solo aviator Bert Hinkler. Become part of the story through interactive displays; fly like Bert on the distinctive glide simulators, be enthralled by Bert's life achievements and personal story in the movie theatrettes,... Read more

    Experience the showplace of the Blue Mountains Leuralla Toy & Railway Museum is the Southern Hemisphere's largest collection of toys, trains and associated memoribilia. Whether you're a family or a serious collector, the world class displays of 20th century toys, from Barbie, Popeye, Tintin and Alice in Wonderland will captivate and entertain. The displays are housed in an historic early 20th century mansion, set in lush, 5 hectare award-winning gardens filled with interactive displays and picturesque... Read more

    The South Australian Museum is committed to making Australia’s natural and cultural heritage accessible, engaging and fun. The Museum offers five floors of intriguing displays for visitors to explore, along with regularly changing special exhibitions and a range of programs that appeal to all ages. The South Australian Museum is a destination that will excite, delight and engage visitors. Read more

    Come and experience the history elegance and style of one of Australia`s finest automobile museums. We are open every day (except Christmas day) 9 am - 5 pm, Winter 10 am - 4 pm. Read more

    Learn about the area's traditional landowners, the establishment of the English colony and the time when sailors, whalers and traders made The Rocks their home; through to the 1970s union-led protests which preserved this unique part of Sydney for future generations to explore and enjoy. Read more

    The Sydney Jewish Museum is an internationally recognised historic and cultural institution, which documents the history of the Holocaust and the contribution of Jewish people to Australian society. Don't miss the opportunity to hear the testimony of a Holocaust Survivor and visit the new exhibition 'Signs of Life: Family Letters and Postcards of the Holocaust.' Drawing on the Sydney Jewish Museum's personal correspondence, these are the words of the time from those who were there. Most, did... Read more

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    The Museum, formally established in 1955 with the intention of being an operating museum where visitors could experience what would subsequently become a past era of public transportation in Sydney, ultimately opened as such in March 1965 amongst the trees of The Royal National Park on the eastern side Princes Hwy. at Loftus, adjacent to the railway to the Park. Later relocated nearby to the present site adjacent to Loftus Railway Station (Waterfall Line) and opened in March 1988, in part as a Bicentennial... Read more

    The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, located near Caboolture, Queensland, is a treasure house of world history, that you will not find anywhere in Australia. Mapping human history for 500,000 years, this museum’s vision is to enrich lives through the stories created from its collections. And what stories it has for you! The past unfolds like a storybook of the centuries...prehistoric hunters, the age of bronze and gold, great civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece, the iron legions... Read more

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    The Southern Hemispheres only Devonian Fish Fossil Museum Read more

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    A chance to ride one of the Trams which were a vital part of Brisbane Transport for many years past. More information on our website listed above. We are mainly open every Sunday from 12.30pm to 4.00pm except not in wet weather. We can be booked for special visits any other time by sending an email to our email address above. Read more

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    Located in the heart of The Rocks, Susannah Place is a rare surviving example of a simple working-class terrace. Built in 1844, by Irish immigrants and continuously occupied until 1990 this typically English terrace was home to over 100 different families. The museum tells the stories of the often overlooked lives of working class people and the neighbourhood in which they lived, played, worked and struggled. The four houses survived largely unchanged through the slum clearances of the early 20th... Read more

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    Nutcote is the beautiful harbourside home of May Gibbs (1877-1969), Australia’s foremost children’s author and illustrator and best known today for her iconic story The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. Located in Sydney’s Neutral Bay and now a house museum surrounded by delightful gardens, May Gibbs’ Nutcote is an enchanting venue to be enjoyed by everyone, all year round. Our garden is available for hire for weddings, children’s parties and other special occasions. Read more

    The Museum is currently closed due to a rebuild - looking to re-open before Christmas 2020. The Historical Society continues to meet on the fourth Saturday of the month at 1pm in the RSL Hall. Visitors are always welcome to hear our interesting speakers. Read more

    The Ballarat Tramway Museum is staffed by volunteer members who are dedicated to the task of preserving and operating part of the former Ballarat street tramways. Trams operates between 12:30 and 5pm every weekend and public holiday and during the Victorian school holidays. The trams run along Wendouree Parade through the beautiful and historic Botanical Gardens. Nearby Lake Wendouree is visible for most of the journey of fifteen to twenty minutes. During 2015 there is a special display at the... Read more

    The Woodworks Museum and Interpretive Centre re-defines the Forestry Story through live demonstration, science-based education and state-of-the-art interpretation. You will see fascinating relics of forest history, lovingly restored and working in live demonstrations.You will also see a broad range of interpretive displays on the region’s forest industry, from its historical roots through to modern-day machinery and forest management techniques. Gain a better understanding of the region’s unique... Read more

    The NSW Schoolhouse Museum provides a glimpse of schooling from the past. The museum is a popular excursion venue for schools. Students participate in hands-on education interacting with artefacts and re-enacting early school lessons. The museum is open for pre-booked school excursions and public visits by appointment. Read more

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