Discover local history and see how early settlers lived and worked.
The Illawarra Museum is a two story heritage building housing a vast collection of furntiure and objects from the Illawarra region dating between the Nineteeth and early Twentieth Century.
The ground floor exhibits a schoolroom where you can sit and reminisce of the best days of your life, and a changing exhibition space currently displaying maps of the changing Illawarra throughout the years. Venture into our courtyard and see how people lived in the home before electricity in our kitchen and laundry exhibits. Expereince rural and farming lifestyles with out exhibits including the Stockman's Hut, Air Raid Shelter and a Working Blacksmith's shop. Our Farm Shed displays agricultural, dairy and farm tools as well as several horse drawn vehicles, including a milk and bread cart and plows.
The second floor exhibits a bedroom and parlour displaying the lifestyle of the more prosperous households during the Nineteeth Century featuring furniture used and donated to the museum by local families.
|Wednesday||Noon to 3.00pm|
|Saturday||Noon to 3.00pm|
Sunday Noon to 3.00pm
Group and school visits can be arranged outside normal opening hours
Entry is FREE but donations are appreciated. Donations of $2.00 or more may be tax deductible. Please ask for a receipt.
Group visits out of normal opening times are possible however attract a charge of $3.00 per person.