March 19, 2020: As a precaution in preventing the spread of COVID-19, the museum will be temporarily closing for two weeks until 31st March. Additionally reviewing the closure before the 31st could see the date extended. For more information please contact Trish 0432 689034 or Sue 0414 703204.
Whether you’re a history buff or captivated with the charm of the local area, The Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum is a must stop on your visit. The Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum is a focal point for The Shire as the custodian of our local history. Dedicated volunteers have developed an award winning centre of excellence in the collection and display of significant items that tell the story of settlement in our region.
The professional team develop changing exhibitions focusing on a variety of Wollondilly’s historical aspects. Included in the collection are extensive photographic records, family history and local history, specialised collections such as Burragorang, Yerranderie, Coal mining and Indigenous history of the Gundungurra people.
Located to the right of Harold Noake’s Reserve at 43 Edward St, The Wollondilly Heritage Centre caters for a variety of visitors.
Single Visitors & Families: Take a trip through history and discover the lives of our early pioneers and how they shaped life in local area through fascinating archive and video exhibitions. Be sure to visit the library, museum shop and community displays.
Larger Groups: Be guided through a personalised tour of the museum and enjoy morning or afternoon tea on the quaint sheltered veranda. Bookings are essential, please enquire via the Heritage Centre and Museum website.
BBQ facilities can be arranged in advance
Entry only $3
Entry and tour $5
Bus/groups morning tea by booking arrangement only.
Schools: Special activities are run for primary students through our ‘Hands-on-History’ education programme. Children can explore a range of resources used by our pioneers and learn through exciting activities such as working in a pioneer kitchen, making butter, cooking on a fuel stove and sewing on a treadle machine.
Please enquire via the Heritage Centre and Museum website for more information.
The Heritage Centre and Museum has disabled access, car and coach parking.
Open Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Note: Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day and after a short break re-opening on Sunday 5th January 2020.
Special arrangements for visitors are possible by prior arrangement by contacting 4657 1796 or 0432 689 034