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Find out what’s happening at our museums in and around Central NSW region. Get the latest updates on exhibition openings, open days and local history events around the district.

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Discover & explore the museums of Central NSW. You will find permanent and changing exhibitions highlighting the cultural heritage, people and stories of the region.


Learn the rich stories about people, places and events in the region of central NSW.


Explore the collection of objects and photos from the region.


Discover the villages and locations of the region, the people and historic buildings, cafes and cellar doors.


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2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour

A gala day will held on Monday 14th October 2019 at the More than a Poet Museum, Yeoval. A day of high tea all day, cup photos and films.  Contact the museum for further information.

Bright Park

Orange Regional Seminar: Digging Deeper into Our History

Saturday 7 September 2019 – 9.30am – 4.00pm, West Room, Orange Regional Gallery, Byng Street, Orange. Land Title Records, Organising your convict research, Digging deeper into Trove, Records relating to criminal court (England, Scotland and NSW). For more information or to book online visit –   For phone bookings or any other enquiries and dietary requirements call 02 9247 8001.  … read more

Bright Park,Carcoar

Bright Park, Carcoar

Bright Park is a small area on the banks of the Belubula River, located where the bridge joins Naylor Street in Carcoar.   John, Alfie and Digger Bright, along with other relatives and locals such as the Hamilton’s and Sliger’s undertook the work to clear the area and establish it as a recreational area. John Bright ran the Carcoar Youth Club … read more

Central NSW Museums

Visiting the museums and historic sites of the Orange, Cabonne, Blayney District provides an opportunity to experience the rural lifestyle of Australians at the time of Federation. Being able to see a 100 year old photo, farm machinery or tools used to craft the pioneer homes gives an appreciation of rural technology as well as the spirit of personal endeavour.

Explore the region through its Regional Museums Heritage Trail. Absorb the history and heritage of Australia’s colourful past. Visit Orange Regional Museum website for more information.

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