Macleay River Museum and Settlers Cottage

The Macleay River Museum is an award winning museum of applied local history with a Settlers Cottage and art show, housed in the cultural centre designed by world-renowned architect, Glen Murcutt. The museum is also the home of the Angus McNeil Glass Negative.

The museum showcases Aboriginal artefacts, colonial history from the 1830s, the cedar and timber industries, farm machinery and tools, river transport, period clothing, servicemen, historical publications and photos of Kempsey district.

The Research Department. There is an extensive collection of local history and family files in the library and record room. This service is available for anyone wishing to research local families, locations and topics.

For more information: http://www.kempseymuseum.org.au

Nearby events

  1. Yarrahapinni Festival at Stuarts Point

    Saturday 25 August 2018 , Kempsey

    The Yarrahapinni Festival returns to Stuarts Point on Friday and Saturday, August 24 and 25. At 9.30am on Friday, the Small Schools Spectacular begins, involving students from Stuarts Point, Scotts Head, Eungai and Medlow in the Festival G…

    25 Aug