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Days of the Old Schoolyard

An evocative photograph and text display from Maldon Museum's unique photographic collection. Old Schooldays are explored through text and photographs of several of Maldon & District schools from the late 19th century onward.




Maldon State School 1254 celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2023. Our volunteers have put together this special display featuring the many different aspects and the growth of the schooling system.

Come and explore the world of education as it happened in some of our rural primary schools: the teachers, the students, and the activities. Including the dreaded warm milk days of the late 1940’s – early 1950’s!

See the workbooks, teacher reports and many, many grade photographs. If you are a past (or present) Maldon district resident you may be able to help in identifying some of the students.

Event dates

Event Details

Shire Gardens, High Street, Maldon, Vic

Maldon District Museum, centrally located in the former Shire Hall, at the Shire Gardens in Maldon's High Street.


11:30 am to 2:00 pm.

Entry fees:
Adults $ 2.50
Onsite facilities: