Our guests to our Facebook page or in person at the Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum will see selected curious objects from our collection. Guests will be encouraged to nominate the name and use of the object before it is revealed.
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Have you ever been curious about where the names of Camden's streets, parks and places came from? Some are obvious as they pay homage to the movers and shakers of Camden's early days such as Macarthur Park. Where have the not so obvious names originated? Camden Library could help you find out!
We get out our machinery and put on a great display to educate and entertain you. Our exhibits are all working displays, this shows off our machinery as it used to be, performing tasks such as, wood sawing, ploughing, heavy hauling, pumping water, generating electricity and much more.
Visit Gledswood Homestead & Winery for a history walk around the property with our resident historian. Learn about our rich history, hear stories of Count Gabriel de Huon escaping the French revolution and then enjoy a Devonshire tea at the convict built coach house, now used as our cellar door.
Explore one of Campbelltown’s grandest homes on this tour of historic Blair Athol House.
Walk the grounds of historic Fairlight, a substantial Victorian house and impressive barn surrounded by old fig trees, and The Cottage, home to Edward Cox before he built Fernhill, creating a landscape between The Cottage, Fernhill and St. Thomas Church virtually unaltered since the 1850s.
View an extraordinary 17th century artwork from the Dutch Golden Age on display for one day only in the Blue Mountains' oldest colonial building, Woodford Academy.
Searching dark skies: the history of the life and work of Ken Beames, engineer, astronomer and builder of the Linden Observatory and its impressive 24-inch reflector telescope.
Free Exhibition & Public Programs. Notables and New Discoveries, Liverpool Pioneers’ Memorial Park 1821-2021 (The ‘old’ Cemetery 1821-1958)
Free exhibition and Public programs. Liverpool Pioneers’ Memorial Park is the resting place of more than 13,000 people; here lie buried the early pioneers of Liverpool. Notables and New Discoveries re-assesses the park’s inhabitants and hierarchy, learn about them through the exhibition and talks.
This exhibition features Norman Lindsay’s world merged with the world of legend and mythology and his artworks and sculptures including the legendary Sphinx.
This highly interactive workshop introduces participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi.
Join us for breakfast and an autumn morning walk in the beautiful grounds of Retford Park, led by Head Gardener, Rick Shepherd and senior horticulturist Jordan Fusi.
Join us on a scenic walking tour through central Austinmer to discuss the character of a place and ways to protect it.
Discover the forgotten world of Bowral’s golden Victorian age as we explore Bowral’s Glebe lands.
Please join us during the Australian Heritage Festival 2022 for “Curiosity” a guided tour of the Fairfield City Vintage Village
Curious about the history of Leura? Enjoy an autumn walk through one of the Blue Mountains most picturesque villages. Hear stories of some of the people who have lived here and imagine what like used to be like. See some historic buildings, as well as the current shops which occupy these premises.