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Grenfell Historical Museum

Mondays: 9am to 11am. Weekends: 2pm to 4pm, at other times by arrangement – see contacts on Grenfell’s Visitor Information Centre website to arrange this.

Exhibits at the Historic Museum are based on local history of the Weddin Shire.

Themed displays feature early household rooms, medical, communications, railway history, local businesses & organisations, designed around personal objects linked to local families and professions.

Other exhibits pay tribute and reflect the war service of local people; some famous identities born at Grenfell – Jan Lehane (tennis) Stan McCabe (cricket), Henry Lawson (poet & writer).

Exhibits on Weddin Shire’s beginnings, themed on gold mining, farming, bushrangers and the pioneer spirit also feature.

This Museum houses a large local history photographic collection, extensive core collection from the Weddin Shire, and has a local family & a local history Library. The Museum is a great destination and contact for local family history research.

Entry Fees: adult $5, child $2.

Image: Weddin Shire Council