Forbes and District Historical Society Museum

The Forbes and District Historical Society Museum is housed in 'Osborne Hall' - the dance hall of the Osborne Hotel which was built circa 1878.

Displayed in the Museum are items pertaining to all facets of the history of Forbes including Aboriginal artefacts, furniture, photographs, tools, clothing, and household wares together with a large display of old and historic machinery including an "Ivel" tractor.

There is also an exhibition about Ben Hall - The Myths Behind the Legend, and a World War One exhibition relating to Forbes' contribution to World War One.

For more information: http://www.forbesmuseum.com.au

Nearby events

  1. Kalari Lachlan River Arts Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: September 2018 , Forbes

    The Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival is a biennial community celebration of country creativity and resilience based in the river town of Forbes, in Central Western NSW. We see it as a regional festival for the entire Kalari-Lachlan Rive…

    01 Sep - 30 Sep
  2. Grazing Down the Lachlan

    Saturday 22 September 2018 , Forbes

    Following the runaway success of 2017, Grazing Down the Lachlan will return to the banks of the Lachlan River near Forbes. Beneath breathtaking river gums, alongside a tranquil river within a stock route that is synonymous with Wiradjuri S…

    22 Sep
  3. Vanfest Music and Arts Festival

    Saturday 01 December 2018 to Sunday 02 December 2018 , Forbes

    The NSW regional music festival, Vanfest, will continue this year with another stellar line up from multi-award winning, local and international artists. With two day camping options available, market stalls, inflatable water slide, beach …

    01 Dec - 02 Dec