Walgett Historical Society

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Walgett Historical Society- a local group preserving and promoting historical information and artefacts. The Historical Society is located in the original Walgett Shire Building built in 1913. It features a splendid example of the pressed tin interiors; believed to be the only example left in their area. Walgett means the meeting of two waters and the Historical Society has an extensive display of photographs depicting life on the rivers including paddle boat steamers and agriculture.

Frederick York Wolseley invented the first mechanical shearing machine and many other agricultural implements on Euroka Station. The society has a wonderful display of his inventions.

The Society has a vast collection of genealogical information and members can assist with family history research on request.

Facilities

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

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