Penny Farthing Bike

On Display at the Rushworth Museum is this Penny Farthing Bike and is must be over 100 years old. It was made in England by the BSA (British Small Arms) company; this is just one of the 4,500 items which the Museum has on display. The penny farthing bike is a good talking point with many inquires on just how anyone was ever able to ride it.

With spring time here and the Wattle and wildflowers out in Bloom now it is the time to take a look at what the Rushworth Museum has to offer visitors.

At the AGM of the Rushworth and District Historical Society the following members were elected to be the office bearers for the next 12 months.

President George Gemmill. Vice President John Kean

Secretary/Treasurer Joanne Pollard. Historian Jeff Perry.

Curator Hester Macansh, Assistant curator Cheryl Pericic.

Geology and Family History. Tracey Bons. Traction Engine, John Kean.

Museum opening hours are Saturday from10 am to 1 pm and Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm. Other times the museum could be open by appointments only. Bus groups are welcome.

Contact phone numbers for the Museum are 58572352 or58561583. or email rushworthmuseum@hotmail.comVisit museum website. Rushworth museum word press

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