Other Museums, Libraries and Archives

Other Museums, Libraries and Archives that you might be interested in exploring:


National Archives of Australia – Discover our fascinating collection of more than 100 years of Australian Government records, documenting the history of individuals, communities, and the nation.  http://www.naa.gov.au/

NSW Archives – Research and explore the official archives of the State of New South Wales. Access catalogues, guides and fact sheets, search indexes of names and places and browse our online galleries. https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/

Libraries & Books

National Library of Australia – We support the Australian library community through our collaborative programs, including Libraries Australia, Trove, the Newspaper Digitisation Program, and PANDORA, Australia’s web archive. http://www.nla.gov.au/

State Library of NSW – Explore the Library’s extraordinary collections which document the heritage of Australia and Oceania.  http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

Queanbeyan City Library – The Library provides a wide range of services, books and other resources to the community and operates within the Library Services and Library Collections policies adopted by the Queanbeyan City Council. http://library.qcc.nsw.gov.au/Home


Queanbeyan City of Champions – A social and pictorial history of the City of Queanbeyan over the 175 years since it was proclaimed a township. Author Nichole Overall with photography by Trudy Taylor. http://www.qbncityofchampions.com.au/


The Queanbeyan Printing Museum preserves Queanbeyan’s hot metal printing skills and machinery. John Gale started using a Columbia hand press in September 1860. Hot metal printing ended with the retirement of Linotype machines in 1983.  http://queanbeyanprintingmuseum.com/

Yass Museum – The collection includes documentary material, images and objects that interpret the history of the Yass district. http://www.yasshistory.org.au/museum.htm

Hall School Museum – The Museum, as closely as possible,   represents a small school of the Inter-War period – the 1920’s and 1930’s.It is also be a repository for information about the other one-teacher bush schools of the Hall district. http://museum.hall.act.au/

Tuggeranong Schoolhouse Museum – Recently restored by the ACT Government, and complete with furniture, artefacts and antiques reflecting Canberra’s pastoral and pioneering past, the restored schoolhouse is a must see! http://www.historywithadifference.com.au/tuggeranong-schoolhouse-museum/index.html

Braidwood Museum – We have created a museum to preserve artifacts and photos that will tell the story of the people who have lived in the Braidwood district, and of significant events in Braidwood’s history. http://www.braidwoodmuseum.org.au/

Old Courthouse Museum Bateman’s Bay – The Old Courthouse Museum is the storehouse of the Bateman’s Bay community’s history. http://www.oldcourthousemuseum.com/

Peak Bodies

Museums and Galleries of NSW – This website supports and promotes volunteer, artist run and professionally staffed public museums and galleries, and Aboriginal cultural centres, throughout NSW. http://mgnsw.org.au/

Museums Australia – Museums Australia is the national organisation for the museums sector, committed to the conservation, continuation and communication of Australia’s heritage. http://www.museumsaustralia.org.au/site/home.php

Collections Australia – The Collections Australia Network (CAN) portal is intended to be the public gateway to collecting institutions across Australia including the small to medium regional institutions. http://collectionsaustralia.net/

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