Armidale Folk Museum

The Armidale Folk Museum is conducted by Armidale Dumaresq Council and traces its origins back to 1933. It is housed in the magnificent 1863 Armidale Literary Institute and traces the history of this New England city.

Visitors marvel at the White family's large English coach, used by the State Governor during his tour of Armidale more than a century ago. A wide range of exhibits shows everyday life and work in the past, and of the citizen's solemn sacrifice in times of war.

From the humble child's doll carved in wood by her settler father, to the grand Buchanan Silver Tea service, presented by grateful citizens in 1879, the museum has something for everyone.

Nearby events

  1. Lucy Culliton: Wet Paint

    Thursday 22 March 2018 to Sunday 29 April 2018 , Armidale

    Life and art are intrinsically entwined in Lucy Culliton's paintings. An avid gardener, her own plants, garden and surrounding landscape are frequently featured, as too are the many animals that inhabit and share her home. 'Caution wet …

    22 Mar - 29 Apr
  2. Antipodean Tynker Exhibition

    Friday 23 March 2018 to Sunday 27 May 2018 , Walcha

    Antipodean Tynker Exhibition with a Steampunk feel. Featuring Five Handmade Motorcycles with Handmade engines, Art that Runs; The lifetime journey of Creator Mark Walker; Found Object Moving Sculptures. Steampunk Lamporium made by Blacksm…

    23 Mar - 27 May
  3. New England High Country: Forty photographers

    Saturday 24 March 2018 to Sunday 03 June 2018 , Armidale

    Explore the New England High Country through the eyes of forty photographers who have captured the uniqueness and diversity of the life and landscape of this region as part of four-year community photographic project. Experience the drama…

    24 Mar - 03 Jun