Making a donation

The Museum welcomes financial donations and deposits of items relating to the history of Illawarra.

Financial Donations

You can make a donation of any amount. We value your privacy - please be assured that personal information remains confidential. All donations of $2.00 or more to the Museum Fund are tax-deductible.

Donations may be left at the Museum 

or sent to:
Illawarra Historical Society Inc
PO Box 241
Wollongong 2520

or a direct deposit to our bank account - BSB 032 695  Account 070438
Please send us an email ( with your contact details so that we can identify your donation.

An official tax receipt will be sent to you.

Additions to the collection

Please contact the Museum Manager either at the Museum (Mondays and Wednesdays); ring 02 4228 7770 or email  We have limited storage space for large items but we appreciate the opportunity to look at local history items of all kinds.