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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.


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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Museum Machinery Workshop

10.00am – 3.00pm, 27 May 2022 The workshop is free but there is a $20 morning tea and lunch cost, BBQ & salad, which will be put on by the museums catering committee. However you are welcome to bring your own lunch as well. Please RSVP ASAP to Hayley @


Launch of Banjo Paterson book by Clement Semmler 1963 (2022 reprint)

More than a Poet Museum

Saturday 12 February 2022, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM This book was the first of several by Clement Semmler about A B “Banjo” Paterson. It is an informative digest of the great author’s life and is a solid basis for getting the most out of reading later publications about his life and works. Cliff Crane will outline the history of … read more

Lucknow,News,Towns & Villages

Conserving the Wentworth Mine, Lucknow

Orange City Council has been undertaking a project to conserve the fabric of Wentworth Main Mine. The program of work has included conservation of significant 1930s buildings and included repairs to windows, doors architraves bargeboards and repainting. This project was assisted by the NSW Government throughthe Heritage Near Me program Stamper Battery Shed

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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