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Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum Mulwala , NSW

Housed in a spacious building which was a former indoor cricket centre, featuring one of the largest and most comprehensive exhibits of the early pioneering days of the district and Australia

Contact Information

location
151 Melbourne St Mulwala NSW 2640 (map)
phone
+61 0357431091 and 0357442614

Contact

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Sunday 1pm-4.30pm

Entry Fee

Adults: $5;00 Students under 16 : $1.00

Location

151 Melbourne St, Mulwala NSW

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Susan (Sue) Watson (nee Manning) 24 December 2015 1:51 PM

Hello Jaycee, Bruce and co-workers Just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous 2016. I hope all is well with you. Kind Regards Sue Watson (nee Manning)

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430 items

430 items

Iron--Small Ruffle

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Field Telephone No3

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Tin

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

A Eumenthol JuJubes Tin

Shaving Mug

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Rat Trap

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Recttangular pine wood base. Metal spring, bar and pin nailed onto it. Can be loaded with cheeser or bread to entice rat which trips the mecchanism when set (see photos). Made to catch a large rat. Writing is embossed on the wood in brown.

Inscriptions & Markings

Ezyset Supreme Rat Trap Made in Australia

Show prize ribbon

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Blue silk fabric prize ribbon

Inscriptions & Markings

2008 Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show celebrating 125 years

Plaque

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Small round disc made of metal for use on water tanks.

Inscriptions & Markings

Jas Milne Olley -Maker Yarrawonga.

Wash Board

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Wooden jointed frame secured with metal nails.On one side there is a light metal rippled surface attached.The other side has wooden slats.

Historical information

Used on wash days to scrub clothes by hand.

Inscriptions & Markings

none

Buggy - Surry or White Chapel Buggy

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Horse drawn wooden buggy

Historical information

1890's Surrey or White Chapel Buggy

Trophies - Silver Crop Competition Trophy

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Hair Clippers

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Metal hair clippers with two handles and a screw to tighten the metal blade. See also numbers 0027. 0028 and 1369 2562 2975

Historical information

Used for cutting men’s hair

Inscriptions & Markings

Need to view items to measure and look for markings

Camera

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Hanimex Box Camera

Bale Fasteners

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

100 Metal Hooks used to clip wool bales together contained in a brown cardboard box with instructions

Field Telephone

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bagging needles

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

2 metal bag needles used for sewing seed bags

Kriesler Triple Throat Car Radio

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Blow Fly Trap

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Boomerang - Indigeous Collection

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bean slicer

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Metal frame painted blue, has four holes in base so it can be bolted to a bench. Rotating handle with wooden grip connected to a slicing disc with three slots. Has hole in the front into which a bean is inserted.

Historical information

Used in the kitchen

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Key Ring

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Small circular tyre with a white resin and metal three link chain with ring.

Inscriptions & Markings

Keywords - Key ring

Leggings

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Phone - Commander Phone

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Tape Measure

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Cotton tape 1 chain(22yds) long encased in a round leather stitched container. Has a brass shaft in the centre with a handle which rotates to wind or unwind tape. Marked with 1 inch intervals, black print, and 1 foot intervals red print. Ed of tape torn off due to much use.

Inscriptions & Markings

Indeciperable

Book - Home Nursing - 4th edition

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Small brown hardcover book describing aspects of the syllabus of Home Nursing Course containing black and white pictures and illustrations 272 pages

Inscriptions & Markings

Home Nursing - The Authorised textbook of the St John Association 4th edition

Wedding Cake Tin

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Tea Caddy

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

A metal tin tea caddy with a painted kookaburra on the face.Background is blue On the lid is the name Bushells

Significance

storage of tea

Inscriptions & Markings

Bushells Pinted Kookaburra

Rubber Stamps

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Consisting of a rotating stamp holder made from a metal substance holding 1 rubber stamps of various titles

Inscriptions & Markings

1. Date stamp 1963-1982. 2. 2576102. 3. Entered. 4. Urgent as. 5. Man. 6. Paid. 7. Goods allowed on approval must be returned within 7 days, otherwise they will be considered sold. 8. ??. 9. Paid. 10. Paid

Kitchen table

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Laminex table - grey laminex with four chrome legs (double tube)

Inscriptions & Markings

Aristoc Industry Pty Ltd

Books - Two Australian Military History Books

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Theatre Opera Programs - Sir Benjamin Fuller's presentation of the grand Opera 1934-5

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Three copies of the programs for Apollo Theatre performances of the operas "The Valkyrie", "Tristan and Isolde" and "Tannhauser".Lists the performances with their photos and career highlights and the opera stories.

Historical information

The Apollo Theatre was on the corner of Bourke Street and Turnbull Alley.

Inscriptions & Markings

See photo's