The Stawell Historical Society is an interesting museum that is dedicated to preserving the unique heritage of Stawell from the 1850s onwards – currently housed in the original Pleasant Creek Courthouse.
Visitors will find an array of old newspapers, historical records, photographs, and many other objects that are used for educational and research purposes.
Stawell Historical Society Museum Hours, Address & Entry Price, VIC
Some of the items on display include (but are not limited to):
– Local Gold Mining history
– Historical Photos
– Industrial, Commercial and Domestic items
– H.M.A.S Stawell items and history
– Goldfields Crime and Court Cases
Stawell Historical Society also features living history videos, as well as tons of educational resources.
The museum is open from 10am to 4pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays – unless you have a special appointment booked, and are located in a modern, custom built research centre and climate controlled storage rooms, attached to the rear of the historic 1860 Pleasant Creek Court House and beside the original Stawell Shire Hall building.
If you would like to become a member, please contact them today – it’s only $15 per year.