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Upper Yarra Museum Yarra Junction, Victoria

Upper Yarra Museum:
Relaunched and restored 1888 Heritage station, April 2013. New exhibitions in the station and annex. Displays of the timber industry, tramways, trains, gold, farming in the external sheds and grounds. Upper Yarra Museum blacksmith group demonstrate their skills every Wednesday and Sunday.

Contact Information

location
Old Railway Station 2415C Warburton Highway Yarra Junction Victoria 3797 (map)
phone
+61 0427 707 730

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Opening Hours

Wednesday & Sunday 11 - 4pm. Group Tours by Arrangement. Please book one week in advance.

Entry Fee

Family $10.00, Adult $5.00, Children $1.00, Concession and Seniors $3.00.

Location

Old Railway Station 2415C Warburton Highway Yarra Junction Victoria

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Mike Taulor 9 June 2013 8:26 PM

Hi, do you have any further information of the elephant hauling logs? Gossip is that there where two of them!

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Wooden Sphere shape

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Green wooden shape used at powelltown Primary School, teachers aid

Negative Photographic Reproduction - PC Murray Views 14, Alpine Retreat Hotel Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

03053 PC Murray Views 14, Alpine Retreat Hotel Warburton Upper Yarra Shire 1888-1988 Centenary collection. Black & white Negative, scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Large logs coming down a tramline

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Large logs coming down a tramline Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi.

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Arthur Witnish's horse team hauling timber across bridge over Black Sands Creek

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Black and white negative of Arthur Witnish's horse team hauling timber across bridge on Black Sands Road. Negative Black white. Scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Sunnydale Bridge East Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Sunnydale Bridge East Warburton Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - The Powelltown tramline bridge

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

The Powelltown tramline bridge Black and White negative scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - The American fleet camps at Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

The American fleet camps at Warburton Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Sunnydale guest house staff

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Sunnydale guest house staff (Grandad at right) Negative Black white. Scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Bullock team at Yarra Junction

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Bullock team at Yarra Junction Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi.

Negative Photographic Reproduction

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Wooden, Square shape

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Square Wooden shape,used as a teaching tool

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Parbury Bridge Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Parbury Bridge Warburton Negative Black white. Scanned at 600 dpi.

School Equipment

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Porcelain Ink well

Sales Record

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Account Shaw's bakery,Warburton

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Model Powelltown built by Primary school pupils

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

03056 Model Powelltown built by Primary school pupils Upper Yarra Shire 1888-1988 Centenary collection. Negative, Black & white. Scanned at 600 dpi

Glass container

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Glass ink bottle with cork in top

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Ma and Pa Fisher at Sunnydale 1905 Warbuton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Serviette holder

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Wooden Serviette holder made from 2 tone wood.with hand painting on the side

Historical information

Used at the Mayer Chalet, Warburton.

Inscriptions & Markings

Red Gum flowers with green gum leaves hanging down, creme writing "From Mayer Chalet"

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Mr. Hilditch Snr. Hazelwwod Rd, Warburton Rd

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi. Mr. Hilditch Snr. Hazelwwod Rd, Warburton Rd

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Tourists on a timber tram, Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Tourists on a timber tram, Warburton Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Building tramway track 1895

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

03026 Building tramway track 1895 Upper Yarra Shire 1888-1988 Centenary collection. Negative, Black & white. Scanned at 600 dpi

Writing slate

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Wooden framed piece of slate used for erasable writing using chalk

Negative Photographic Reproduction - The bachelor’s club

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

The bachelor’s club (W. Fisher 2nd from left back row) Negative Black white. Scanned at 600 dpi

Wooden Spirit Level

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Wooden Spirit Level

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Tourists sampling the life of a timber town

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Tourists sampling the life of a timber town Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi

Sepia Photograph - Mt Donna Buang, Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

The orgingal photograph of people on horses climbing the track to the summit of Mt Donna Buang for its opening. Unmounted photo by Sears

Historical information

A large original print of the opening of the track to the summit of Mt Donna Buang. The party consists of horses with riders along with walkers.

Significance

An original photo with the makers name at the bottom.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inscription at bottom of photo "Mt Donna Buang, Warburton / Mr W.H.Edgar, Mrs Edgar, Mr Catani and Party / on the track to the Summit / 1912"

Serviette holder

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Wooden Serviette holder made of two tone wood, with hand painting.

Historical information

Used by the Mayer Chalet, Warburton

Inscriptions & Markings

Four blue flowers, two small groups of pink flowers and a small number of green leaves. Creme writing "From Mayer Chalet"

Tennis Racket

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

Wooden tennis racket, made of laminated wood, oval in shape with....insert

Negative Photographic Reproduction - The old Hilditch Homestead, 1907 Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

The old fireplace Hilditch Homestead, 1907 Warburton. Negative Black white Scanned at 600 dpi

Negative Photographic Reproduction - Fairy bend at Sunnyside Warburton

Upper Yarra Museum, Yarra Junction

03033 Fairy bend at Sunnyside Warburton Upper Yarra Shire 1888-1988 Centenary collection. Negative, Black & white. Scanned at 600 dpi