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Ararat & District Historical Society

Contact
  • Queen Street PO Box 551 Ararat Victoria 3377
Open Hours
  • Museum opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10am to 3pm Saturday & Sunday 1pm to 4pm

Langi Morgala Museum which holds a large and varied social history collection was opened on 23rd October 1970 and is managed by volunteers of the Ararat & District Historical Society.

The large collection covers a wide variety of themes of local importance and includes objects from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, made up largely of donations by individuals within the Ararat district, many displayed under glass in cabinets and larger items on open display, including four themed rooms housing domestic displays. Larger exhibits of machinery are displayed outside.

The Museum also houses the largest collection of Aboriginal artifacts in Victoria, and in its Commonwealth coin collection exhibits a rare 1603 James I Silver Shilling.

Admission charges: Adults $5, Concession $4, Children $1

Group bookings by appointment: phone (03) 5352 3117 or after hours: (03) 5352 2034 / 5352 2374

 

 

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