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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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389 items

389 items

Absence Register for Teachers - Boorhaman East State School No 3317

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Paper book, listing teacher absences from June 1926 through to August 1975. Includes teachers names, and reasons for absence. Handwritten front cover title

Historical information

School closed in 1970's

Army Haversack [3]

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Army Slouch Hat

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Ash-Tray

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Small oval glass ash-tray with a centre picture of Lake Mulwala between the railway bridge and the current traffic bridge.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Lakeside Yarrawonga", VIC Cypress Gardens painted on the side of boat can also be read.

Ashtrays

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Ashtrays

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Two metal ashtrays . One round with three cigarette indentations and a small blue meal picture of Weir Bridge on outside rim. One square metal ashtray with four cigarette indentations - small blue picture on metal medallion in the centre.

Inscriptions & Markings

Yarrawonga Keywords - Souvenirs, Ashtray

AWA Pressmatic Transistor Car Radio

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

AWA Radiola

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Baby basket with folding frame - Nursery

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Steel framed folding babies basket. The frame painted cream has four swivelled small roller wheels attached. The basket frame can be removed by unscrewing four round knobs and the frame can be folded flat. The basket has a canvas base and sides woven with cotton cord. The basket is fitted with a pink liner with broad lace edges. Ther are two pockets sown onto the inside of the liner. The liner is in poor condition.

Inscriptions & Markings

The Universal Folding Basket. H & C printed on canvas base.

Baby weighing scales

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Cream painted stand with a moving sprung table top attached. On top of the table sits a woven cane basket with a wooden base. The top edge of the basket is is plaited cane and painted gold. The other cane is painted white. It is lined with a piece of white towelling on which the baby would lie. Attached on the side of the base is a notched metal bar which has a sliding metal weight so the bar will balance. It is marked with 2, 4, 6, 8 etc up to 30 lb and a smaller upper bar measures ounces. There is a framed pamphlet hanging above the scales with instructions for using the scales.

Inscriptions & Markings

Ounce measures 0, 4, 8, 12, 1 (pound) Made in Germany 24767. Triangle shape with the word Seca inside

Bag Filler

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

At tall metal structure with a bucket shape attached to a hollow pipe for the grain to run through. A metal badge yu

Inscriptions & Markings

Metal badge patent No 1441 613/07/p

Bagging needles

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

2 metal bag needles used for sewing seed bags

Bag Hook

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bag Kicker

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Two parallel wooden 4x2 beams bolted with a metal rod and hook attachment to back of wagon. Has metal footing bolted to wooden arms upon which a bag of wheat sits. A meatball rod attached under the wagon allows it to pivot and lift the bag .

Historical information

Used on local district farm 1950’s to 1960’s

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Bag trolley

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Large trolley frame with wooden sides and cross bars bolted together.Metal wheels painted red, sturdy metal footing bolted to frame. Extremely heavy.The wood has been shaped to form handles for ease of use.

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Bag Truck

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

All metal construction including wheels. Metal plaque on top cross piece near handles with makers name [rivetted on]

Inscriptions & Markings

metal plaque H.V. Mckay Sunshine

Baking Dish - Household Items

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

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

Banjo

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Banjo in a case

Basket of wool

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Small cane basket with two handles containing various samples of coloured unspun wool

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Beaded panel

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bean Cutter

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

Beer Glass

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

7oz Beer Glass

Inscriptions & Markings

Yarrawonga Hotel etched into the glass.

Beer Glasses

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

3 Beer Glasses - 1 large beer glass with handle (South Aust) 2. Medium size glass known as a Butcher (South Aust) 3. Small size glass known as a Pony (South Aust)

Inscriptions & Markings

Not known. Unable to find them in catalogue register

Biscuit Barrel

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

porcelain biscuit barrel with a metal lid and handle. Cream in colour decorated with a hand painted flower design in red and green

Blow Fly Trap

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Blow Lamp

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Blow Lamp

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Book - Beverages, Confectionery, Icings, Fruit Preserves

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Soft cover, small recipe book.

Historical information

Used to raise funds for the Disabled Men's Association. Year unknown. Price one shilling.