Forbes and District Historical Society Museum

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The Forbes and District Historical Society Museum is housed in ‘Osborne Hall’ – the dance hall of the Osborne Hotel which was built circa 1878.

Displayed in the Museum are items pertaining to all facets of the history of Forbes including aboriginal artefacts, furniture, photographs, tools, clothing, and household wares together with a large display of old and historic machinery including an “Ivel” tractor.

There is also an exhibition about Ben Hall – The Myths Behind the Legend, and a World War One exhibition relating to Forbes’ contribution to World War One.

Facilities

Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available History & Heritage Museums Australia Museums Australia Public Toilet Visitor Information Centre

Rates

ADULT $5

CHILD $2

Trading Times

  • ALL Open 14:00 to 16:00

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