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    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

    The considerable changes in technology, developed alongside the motor vehicle from 1880 changed the way we live. The museum proudly embraces this technology and provides a showcase of many of these items alongside the vehicles of the period! The museum hosts 4000 sq. m of display area and is the second largest museum and motoring reference library in Australia. The museum is the custodian to several vehicles and artefacts that are the only surviving pieces of its kind left in the world. The... Read more

    See T.rex in Bathurst at the spectacular Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum - home of the Somerville Collection. Situated in the heart of Bathurst, the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum is the home of the internationally renowned Somerville Collection. It is housed in the 1876 Public School building and features some of the finest and rarest examples of minerals from around the world and scientifically significant fossils from Australia. The Somerville Collection is the lifetime work... Read more

    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

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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

    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

    The Tramway Museum St Kilda preserves and operates examples of Adelaide's tramway history on a 1.6km track between the Museum and the St Kilda Playground. The Museum is open Sundays, Public Holidays and on Wednesdays during School Holidays - 12 noon to 5pm. School charters and group visits can also be arranged as special visits at other times. 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

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    Largest undercover railway museum in Australia. Almost 100 railway exhibits - steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, railcars, passenger carriages, Tea & Sugar train, model railway, theatrette, train rides included and large book and souvenir shop. Read more

    Local History Museum telling the story of early settlement along the Murray River. Lots of artifacts and photographs, huge archival collection. Research Services available. Children's program and activity sheets. Echuca Historical Society Museum & Research Centre has a strong focus on recording the early settlement along the Murray River and has an extensive collection of photos and archives. Preserving our past for the future. In a modest building, shaded by 2 ancient Moreton Bay Fig Trees looking... 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

    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

    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 Burke Museum and Historic Precinct has a significant collection of artefacts from the 1800's. The museum runs school activities and walking tours throughout the year. Great fun for the whole family. 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

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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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    The Main Exhibition Building is where you will discover how the NSW railways brought life to town and country. Learn about life on the lines and in the workshops, marvel at some of the engineering and design achievements of the railways, find out how signals and points keep the lines safe, walk the timeline of rail development from the invention of the very first steam powered engine to today, and see how the railways revolutionised tourism and leisure travel in Australia. 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 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

    The Museum and Art Gallery of the NT (MAGNT) is a great place to bring your family for a FREE fun day out. There are many fascinating creatures on display and the kids will love learning about 'Sweetheart', the preserved 5.1m Saltwater Crocodile on display. Little Explorers is a also a free wet season educational program (October - April) on Fridays from 9.30 – 11am at the MAGNT's Discovery Centre. It's aimed at kids aged 2 to 4 years but toddlers and babies are also welcome. We'll paint, draw,... 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

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    Experience something different every day at Whiteman Park. Enjoy our wonderful attractions: - Revolutions Transport Museum - Woodland Reserve Tours (pre-booking required) - Children's Forest - Caversham Wildlife Park - Motor Museum of WA - Tractor Museum of WA - Vintage train and tram rides - Chariots of Hire (wind-runner tours) - Whiteman Explorer bus tours (Mondays) - Pedal Play (go kart hire) Appreciate our wonderful facilities: - 14km walks and cycle paths - bush trails -... Read more

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