The Award winning Stanthorpe Heritage Museum has two collections of national significance and one of state significance. Subjects include pastoral, tin mining, orcharding, military, Aboriginal, Italian, Red Cross, medical, ‘Make-do’ and social history.
The Shepherd’s Hut (1842), Gaol (1876), School Residence (1894) Ardmore House (1920) Heath House (1940) Council Chambers (1914), Telecom building are incorporated into the complex.
With 14 buildings and more than 20,000 artefacts, our collection is supported by local family histories researched during the past fifty years. These records and photographs are housed in the Jean Harslett Research Room.
Come and visit our fascinating museum and see the story of this unique area come alive! Bus groups welcome but must be booked.
The Stanthorpe and District Historical Society has operated the
Stanthorpe Heritage Museum since 1970.
The collection is maintained and presented by members of the Society. All items are donated by the local community and carefully restored and/or cleaned and displayed by our volunteers.