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Wonthaggi & District Historical Society

Murray Street, WONTHAGGI
Phone: (03) 5672 2009
Wonthaggi & District Historical Society Website

About the organisation

The Society's Museum is housed in a former railway station which has been listed by Heritage Victoria.

The Photographic and artefact collection related mainly to the state coal mine which operated from 1909 to 1968.

Other displays relate to Wonthaggi and the various institutions which shared its history. EG co-operative store, Wonthaggi miners dispensary, union theatre, schools, sporting clubs, Wonthaggi and district hospital miners union and miners woman's auxiliary.

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