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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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413 items

413 items

Leggings

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Medallion

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Rectangle shape glass type face set into a metal casing. Hole at the top for attaching.

Inscriptions & Markings

ADI Mulwala Facility "Golden Jubilee" 1944-1999

Photograph - Yarrawonga Sleepers cutters 1935

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Original black and white photograph of men cutting sleepers , taken at the Yarrawonga Railway station. A list of names is included.

Indigenous - Woomera

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Name Plates x 2 - J Mussen, Monegetta

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Name plate in brass used to identify horse drawn gig attached to the shafts

Boomerang

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bottle---- Fauldings Glycerine

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

HMV Super 5 Radio

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Spinning Wheel

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Traditional wooden Spinning Wheel---wooden with Bobbin, tripod legs

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Key Ring Memento

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Round medallion with short chain attached to a O shaped ring. Contained in a box with inscription in the lid.

Historical information

Presented to John H Christians who worked for H V McKay, which later became Massey Ferguson 1972

Inscriptions & Markings

Massey Ferguson Quarter century club (on front) On back 1847-1972 Our 125th year

Southern Cross

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Sign at front “ Southern Cross “ $ Green in colour. Mark AX-C1 Air cooled

Significance

Used in 1950’s to power machines

Inscriptions & Markings

$. An S with a cross is on the drum

Bag Hook

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Camera

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Paxima

Records - 14 Gramaphone Records

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Ashtrays

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Granny Tooth Router

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Home made wood working tools

Books - Two Australian Military History Books

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Can, Fly killer - 1/2 Gallon Can13x25xpcm, Rawleigh's Fly Killer, Pyrethro.

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Metal Can, 1/2 Imp Gal

Inscriptions & Markings

Rawleigh's Pyrethro Fly Killer

2 Wooden petrol Cases[Mobil and Shell]

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Book - The New Elizabethan World Atlas Illustrated

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Maroon hard cover illustrated atlas. Front embossed with title and royal seal. 152 pages. Contains detailed maps of world countries in colour. Early world history and it's development and comprehensive gazetteer.

Historical information

Provides names of countries and their borders as they were curious g the 1950's

Inscriptions & Markings

Owners name written in front pages

Race Binnoculars

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Set of race binnoculars, black colour with lenses and magnification adjustment. Plastic strap attached Set of race binoculars, black colour with lenses and magnification adjustment Plastic strap attached

Inscriptions & Markings

Gerber Optical. Condor stamp with head of the bird 8 x 32mm. Slicjfield 145m au 1000m Nr 36275

Phonograph

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Patty Pans

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

3 packets of paper patty pans

Table Napkins

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Water Tank

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Body and wheels, all metal construction

Inscriptions & Markings

Indented lettering with tap, lid and spanner tap

Tennis racquet and press

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Racquet - wooden frame, gut strings all intact, leather grip Racquet press - wooden frame with metal spring attachment on each side that can be tightened. Regular tetrahedral shape

Inscriptions & Markings

Racquet - on shaft both sides Gray’s of Cambridge. Made in England by Gray’s. Cambridge craftsmen, symbol of a shield on front under the head, on back under the head symbol G Press - Dunlop Matchmaster on both sides

Book of Children's Fancy dress Costumes

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bucket - Well Bucket

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Heavy all iron well bucket. Riveted together in two halves (top and bottom). Made from metal sheets riveted together, also strengthened with iron straps. It has a large, round iron rod turned into a hook which is attached across the top.

Historical information

Belonged to and used by Patrick O'Kane 1872 - 1947 in the Burramine/Boosey district

Inscriptions & Markings

none

I formation pamphlet - The Alfa-LavalHomestead Milker

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Paper pamphlet describing parts of the vacuum pump milker. Recommended for herds of ten cows or less

Historical information

Used in preference to slower hand milking practice after electricity was connected to the farm

Inscriptions & Markings

See photos

Evening gown

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Handmade black floral organza skirt, with gathered black organza flounce at the hem. Three quarter floral sleeves with black frilled edging. Large pink and green flowers on black background. Self covered buttons and loops on back bodice. Separate black taffeta underskirt