The Hawkesbury district has a long history including a rich indigenous cultural heritage established by the Darug people, as well as a distinctive built environment dating back to the earliest days of the colony. Hawkesbury Regional Museum conserves and interprets that heritage to residents and visitors, many of whom have family links to the area
The museum comprises a purpose-built construction and the heritage building known as Howe House. Together they form a unique cultural facility offering a high-quality museum experience. As well as a permanent exhibition on the themes River, Land, People, the museum will offers a program of changing temporary and travelling exhibitions on a wide variety of subjects.
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Cobham Hall Museum
Open Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 1pm to 3pm
(Other times by appointment)
Cobham Hall - Home of Solomon Wiseman
Cobham Hall was built in 1826 by convict labourers, commissioned by Solomon Wiseman, as a home for himself and his second wife Sofia.
It was constructed of hand hewn Hawkesbury sandstone which is mostly still intact to this day.
The laborious job to hand pick redgum rafters can be seen throughout the roof structure. Lime made from crushed, cooked oyster shells can be seen in the mortar of the sandstone walls as well as the lime wash on the face of the walls and the plaster lining of the ceiling.
The home was later transformed into a hotel.
Cobham Hall Museum
Wisemans Ferry Hotel
Wisemans Ferry NSW 2775
Phone: 02 4566 4301
Hawkesbury Regional Museum
Hawkesbury Regional Museum is the only public, non-commercial, professionally-run museum in the region. Entry is free, except to large groups from whom we ask a token $2 per head, and in return we can give your group exclusive access on any Tuesday (see below). We offer a permanent exhibition on the themes River, Land, People and a changing program of temporary exhibitions focussing on different aspects of Australia's third mainland settlement. We also have a well-stocked bookshop and other souvenirs for sale, and we are an accredited Level 3 Visitor Information Centre.
Wednesday - Monday 10am - 4pm
Tuesday by appointment
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday
8 Baker Street,
Windsor NSW 2756
Phone: 02 4560 4655
kurrajong Radio Museum
Visit us for a nostalgic trip through the golden years of radio. The museum features a very comprehensive collection of radio memorabilia...mostly in operational condition. This is a great experience for the nostalgia buff and student alike. Visitors will be given a guided tour. Come and be amazed! We welcome groups!
Open most weekends 10am - 5pm, weekdays, and weeknights by appointment.
Adults $10. Children $5.
842 Bells Line of Road,
Kurrajong Hills. NSW. 2758
Phone: 02 4573 0601
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