|Stawell Historical Society|
|Accredited by Museum Australia - 19 May 2002|
The Stawell Historical Society, in the Northern Grampians Shire, Victoria,
Australia, is located in the original 1860 Pleasant Creek Court House,
Longfield Street, Stawell (next door to the Stawell Visitor Centre).
Museum Hours11.00 am to 4.00 pm Wednesday and Thursday
Open at other times by prior arrangement
The Museum is not open on Christmas Day or New Year's Day
Research Department Hours11.00 am to 4.00 pm Wednesday and Thursday
Contact UsStawell Historical Society Inc
P. O. Box 133
Phone: (03) 5358 3789
Museum DisplaysThe Museum has many items and photographs of historical interest covering the Stawell area, and we regularly mount exhibitions about particular aspects of our history. Please contact us for details about our current exhibits.
CollectionsWe welcome donations of old photographs, cards, letters and other memorabilia relating to Stawell, Pleasant Creek and surrounding areas.
CalendarWe produce a calendar each year featuring various photographs of Stawell and its history. Current copies are available for $5.00 (plus postage and handling of $2.00). Some copies from earlier years are still available - please enquire.
MembershipMembership of the Society is available at $12 for individuals or $20 for families. Please note that it is NOT necessary to become a member to use our research facilities. Contact us for further details.
Where is Stawell?
Stawell is located on the Western Highway approximately 240 km north-west of Melbourne (the Capital of Victoria, Australia). It is the western-most part of the Victorian Goldfields, alluvial gold having been discovered there, at 'Pleasant Creek', in 1853 and quartz gold, at 'The Reefs', in about 1856.
ARTA (Australian Registry of Tourism & Accomodation), set up by Wilkins Tourist Maps, has Stawell Maps to help you in finding us.