The Benalla Costume and Kelly Museum has been fortunate to win several awards:



 The Public Records Office of Victoria: "Sir Rupert Hamer Award for Archival Care".


'Herald Sun' People’s Choice Award in the category ‘Best Museum Experience’ - a winning tie with the RAAF Museum.


The 'Click' Volunteer Museum Award in the category "Exhibitions and Public Programs".


Premier's Volunteering Awards, in the category: ‘Community Volunteering New Technology Award – Regional’ - an award made jointly to

the Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum and the Benalla Visitor Information Centre.


 Victorian Museums Award: TASHCO Systems Award for Volunteer Run Museums for the Project ‘Proud to be Part of Our Community’.


1. Benalla Business Excellence Awards 2013 - Arts and Culture

2. Public Record Office Victoria & Historical Society of Victoria: Victorian Community History Awards

Collaborative Community History Award 

for the publication 'Through Their Eyes -  A Glimpse into the Lives of Women from Benalla & District'.