Dungog Museum

The Dungog Historical Society was formed in 1963 and since 1968 has operated a museum in the heritage-listed former School of Arts building. The purpose of the museum is the collecting, preserving and interpreting of local heritage for everyone. The society aims to promote local history - including family history and the museum collection - to the local community and the general public. They can assistance with research enquiries in person or by correspondence.

The collection reflects the area's rural history, including dairying, the timber industry, and local manufacturing including items from Wade's Cornflour Mill Dungog. Domestic items include household items and a photographic collection. Items that grandmother used for the daily running of the house, dentist equipment for pulling teeth, medical items, known Dungog citizen's stories, and history. Horse drawn carts and buggies and shop items are also on display.

The Museum offers guided street walks for small groups and guided coach tours around town. The details, prices and contact information etc are on the Museum's website. Bookings essential.

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

Nearby events

  1. Dungog by Design Exhibition

    Thursday 27 September 2018 to Thursday 25 October 2018 , Dungog

    The Dungog By Design artisans collective will open its second major exhibition entitled “ What’s my Scene”. The exhibition, which draws its inspiration from the Dungog hills, will feature the work of 23 local artists and artisans. Exhibit…

    27 Sep - 25 Oct
  2. Dungog Local Growers Stall

    Saturday 29 September 2018 to Saturday 29 December 2018 , Dungog

    The Local Growers Stall brings you fresh produce grown by local farmers, market gardeners and back yard growers. Every week you will find different, super-fresh vegetables, fruit, herbs, cut flowers, honey, eggs, and seedlings. Much of …

    29 Sep - 29 Dec