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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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Voices from the Past: Uncovering local and personal stories

Passionate about history and storytelling? Then come to this workshop by the History Council of NSW. How do we reconstruct historical narratives about our communities? How do we tell stories of people long gone and largely absent from historical records? The increasing popularity and accessibility of family history, memoir and historical fiction reveals how storytelling can empower communities, give voice … read more

Events,Museums,News,Stories,Towns & Villages

Object call for Paddock to Plate

We’re looking for food and wine related objects, images and stories for a new exhibition Paddock to Plate: a history of food and wine in Orange and district planned for 2018 The museum is currently developing its new exhibition about the food history, culture, places and stories of Orange and the region. The exhibition will cover both the past and … read more

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Gardening Expo

The Carcoar Hospital Museum is holding its second annual Gardening Expo on 23rd April, at the Carcoar Showground from 8am – 3pm.   The Carcoar Hospital, adjacent to the Showground will be open and entry is included in the $5 admission for the Garden Expo. Further information can be obtained by emailing chmuseum@hotmail.com or follow on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/events/218976681884265/  

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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