Grenfell Historical Museum

The Grenfell Historic Museum is located on Camp Street next to the Post Office and Fire Station in the former School of Arts building.

Before the discovery of gold in 1866, the Grenfell area was well known as a haunt for bushrangers, in particular Ben Hall. Exhibitions at the Grenfell Historic Museum are themed around a bedroom and kitchen display from the early 1900s, Above the Shaft - a gold mining exhibition, Henry Lawson, bushranging, as well as exhibits on the regions famous sports people, tennis player Jan Lehane and cricketer Stan McCabe.

The museum holds extensive collections of local historical records, maps, photographs and comprehensive displays of household items, musical items and sporting records. The museum should be your first port of call for family history research with several experts on hand to assist.

Nearby events

  1. Author Visit - Jonathan Gravenor

    Wednesday 27 March 2019 , Grenfell

    Jonathan was a successful foreign correspondent, a broadcast journalist, a presenter delivering news to millions of people for over two decades. Then diagnosed with throat cancer, he was forced to look at who he was and the legacy he would…

    27 Mar
  2. Festival of Small Halls - Grenfell

    Thursday 11 April 2019 , Grenfell

    Festival of Small Halls has launched the largest tour in its history in partnership with major Australian festivals Port Fairy Folk Festival and the National Folk Festival. The Autumn Tour 2019 features award-winning Canadian trio The…

    11 Apr