Special section 86 committee looking after this historical rare collection for the Hepburn Shire Council.
The Lee Medlyn Home of Bottles Collection consists of over six thousand old and historical bottles and other related objects. Dating from 1500 A.D. to present time the bottles cover all types of beverages including beer, wine & spirit, aerated waters, preserves, condiments, ginger beer, chemist and drug companies.
You'll find some very rare and significant pieces. The collection is housed in the decommissioned South Clunes State School. The building was, for over 45 years, used as the Clunes Interknit Mill.
The George Lee Medlyn Bottle Collection (1986)
Over six thousand old and historical bottles with other related objects to the filling, making and measuring. Dating from 1500 A.D. to present time. Covering all types of beverages that include beer, wine & spirit, aerated waters, preserves, condiments, ginger beer, chemist and drug companies. they are in bottle shape form or figurines made of glass and ceramic.
Themes: Transforming and managing land and natural resources, Building community life