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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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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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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 or follow on Face Book  


History Alive – A walk along Byng Street

Image: Stockwell’s Commercial Hotel, one of the many notable buildings in Byng Street. Byng Street was once the main thoroughfare through Orange, with shops, a flour mill, hotels and other notable buildings. It has two churches – St Joseph’s Catholic and Holy Trinity Anglican, Orange Court House stands on the corner of Byng Street and Lords Place, and the former … read more


Central NSW Museums open weekend and events 28 April – 1 May 2017

  To coincide with the National Trust Heritage Festival the small museums and historic places of the Central West townships will be opening their doors on the 28 – 30 April.  Visitors can discover the rich history and heritage of this important region of NSW. From prehistoric fishes to gold mining, through agricultural implements, old hospital buildings and a wealth of local family memorabilia, … 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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