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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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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.


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Looking to the Future and Discovering the Past

To be held on Saturday 14th March 2020 – 9.30am to 3.00pm at Orange Ex-Services’ Club, Tobruk Borneo Room, 231-243 Anson Street, Orange NSW 2800 Topics covered on the day will be:Land Title ResearchWhat Cemeteries Can Tell UsDigging Deeper into TroveCost – $20 (includes morning tea & lunch)Call History House: (02) 9247 8001 or email: online bookings and more … read more


Banjo Paterson Memorial Park

On 17 February 1864, Andrew Barton Paterson was born at the home of his aunt and uncle, Rose and John Templer at Narrambla, near Orange. It is assumed that the homestead of Rose and John Templer was built between 1847 and 1848. Surprisingly little is known about the homestead other than it is said to have been made of cobble … read more


The Springs

The Springs’ occupied crown land to the south of Orange and was located on a Travelling Stock Route. The Springs was a mixed Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal fringe camp.  As the name implies, ‘The Springs’ is in the vicinity of a freshwater spring and is likely to have also been occupied by Wiradjuri people prior to European settlement of the region. … 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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