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Numurkah & District Historical Society Numurkah, Victoria

Numurkah Museum

Contact Information

location
118-120 Melville Street Numurkah Victoria 3636 (map)
phone
+61 61 3 5862 1768

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Opening Hours

1:30pm to 3:30pm Sundays 1:00pm to 3:30 pm Wednesdays Other reasonable times by appointment.

Entry Fee

Donation

Location

Old Bank Building cnr Melville and Knox Street Numurkah Victoria

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Alistair Cordell 10 June 2015 10:33 AM

Greetings, Could you please add to opening hours Monday to wednesday 1pm to 4pm Regards... Alistair

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585 items

585 items

old stove and tray base

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Old stove and tray base (tray may need repairs or replacement)

Historical information

The stove is believed to be used in a rail guard's van for heating and cooking

Photo of group

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Black & White group portrait in garden setting

Slides / Photos / Brush/comb sets / Telescopic view photo set / Tie pin

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Photos - Morgan's Beach, Coonanga Homestead, Barmah Hotel, Ulupna Island Slides - Moira Forest shrubs etc 2 x Brush comb sets Sword/Dagger Tie Pin King George V Coronation Stereo Telescopic View photo set (1911)

Historical information

All of these items were donated by Jock Adams (He was on the Ulupna Island Committee and hence some of the donated photos

Baby shoes

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Baby shoes, white leather with silver flower patterns. Toes and sides covered in. Strap around ankle. Soft sole

Inscriptions & Markings

Rock A Bye Made in England

Leather coat

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Long, brown leather coat. Well-worn. No label

Historical information

Used by Jim Waites (Shearer/Farmer), Kanyapella (Item over 100 years old?)

Sewing Machine

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Singer, black metal treadle type, in wooden cabinet. Folds away and has 3 drawers down either side

Wedding photo

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Photo of bride and bridesmaid

Traffic Branch Combined Station Stock & Stores Requisition Book

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Blue woven cloth covered book, with "window" cut into front cover. Inside window is "To the Stationmaster Numurkah". Pink ribbon is tied to the side of the front cover

Historical information

Part of railway collection from closed Numurkah Railway Station

Inscriptions & Markings

As per title / as per photograph

Quoits

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Iron quoits, round iron ring has large hole in centre

Historical information

Iron quoits. References: Associated Display Sign

Pick-up Sticks Game

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Cardboard cylinder with multi-coloured plastic sticks inside

Inscriptions & Markings

See photo

Book (Encyclopedia) - Pears' Shilling Cyclopedia

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Red hard-covered book, with over a 1000 pages. (See photo for subjects covered in the book)

Inscriptions & Markings

Pears' Shilling Cyclopedia (front cover) (see photo) Pears' Cyclopedia and rulers (back cover) (see photo)

Pince-nez

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

spectacles with spring between lenses, no arms

Instamatic Camera

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Rectangular box shape Kodak Instamatic camera 133. Front: silver & black colouring, with a rotating lens for daylight & night/flash, square lens, shutter button Back: black colouring with clear plastic window to show film cartridge (Name: HUMPHRIES) Right-hand side: hand strap Black vinyl zippered case for the camera, includes Kodacolor Film Cartridge Gold 200 Size 110

Historical information

Camera used by the Humphries family in the 1960's

Inscriptions & Markings

Instamatic 133 Camera, Kodak (Made in England)

Photo of man & woman

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Black & White photo of elderly man in pin stripe suit, and a young woman at church

Preserving Pot

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Aluminium pot with two side handles and a hinged larger handle

Historical information

This pot was especially made for Bitcon's Stores (one of these stores was based in Numurkah) The pot has come from Janet James (Rex James Stockfeeds)

Inscriptions & Markings

Underneath: "made expressly for Bitcon's Pty Ltd Numurkah" / picture of a unicorn and numbers: "18142 12 )T"

Shoe stretcher

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

shoe-shaped wood with metal spring inserted in the middle. Yellow ub colour except for an area of black around the top of the shoe

Inscriptions & Markings

"11" stamped onto toe of the shoe

Oil Can

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Oil Can for lubricating sewing machine. Squat base with long spout

Photo of couple & building

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Black & White photo of a two storey building with elderly couple standing on the right

Greetings Postcard

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Postcard with cartoon-like character on front, from B Brenim to Mr D Gordon

Slate board

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Slate board with wooden frame, string attached to the top. One side of the slate has line marked ready for writing practice

Painting of a Numurkah Residence

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Painting from a photograph of the residence of Felix Heaphy, 20 Saxton St, Numurkah. Painting by W Pettigrove

Tin Steam Locomotive

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Red and black coloured tin steam locomotive, with gold lining. Two small and three large tin wheels on either side. Wind-up key on one side. Wind-up mechanism doesn't work

Inscriptions & Markings

Gold printed number: 659 on both sides

Victorian Railways Rolling Stock Branch Book of Instructions

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Cloth covered book dated October 1921.By Authority Albert J Mullett, Government Printers Melbourne 13911-R1123/21. Has Diagrams, contains 257 pages

Inscriptions & Markings

O Baker

Wagon Wheel Hub

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Wooden cylinder shape with hole through the centre of it and 14 rectangular cut-outs (for the spokes) around the cylinder

Ink-well pot x 4

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Round white cylinder shape with hole at the top for ink to be poured in. Top part of cylinder is wider than the "pot" underneath

Photo of horse & rider

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Black & White photo of horse and rider

Souvenir Badge

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Circular metal badge commemorating Back to Numurkah 1922

Golf Club

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

7 iron golf club - wooden rod has leather strap for hand grip. Metal club attached on end.

Inscriptions & Markings

Indented on back of hitting part of club and partly illegible "MADE IN / AUSTRALIA / SUPER / MATCHED / 7 / MILNERCROFT / RUST PROOF / REG. NO 5-9-6 1.15 YARDS / HAND FORGED".

Photo of Numurkah Golf Club group

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Group portrait of 22 men taken at the opening of the Numurkah Golf Club

Greetings Postcard

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Postcard features cartoon characters, one chasing the other