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History Book Launch

RUSHWORTH BUSINESSES AND THEIR OWNERS -GOLD RUSH TO THE GREAT WAR This the name of a Book which was researched and written by Rushworth Museum member Tracey Bons it was launched on the 4th September 2106. Local MLA Steph Ryan … Continue reading

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The old two door Safe

This old two door safe was donated to the museum by the old Shire of Waranga and it being so heavy it had to be remove out of the museum for safety reasons. The floor under it could not sustain … Continue reading

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Rushworth Easter Festival

The Rushworth Easter parade attracted a huge crowd on Easter Saturday,had a very busy time and a large number of people took the opportunity  to view the Museum displays. Also helped  a large number of people making inquires about past family … Continue reading

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Museum Clock

Rushworth’s Museum Clock One of the many items on display at the Rushworth Museum is a Kilpatrick Pendulum Clock it was once part of the original fittings of The Rushworth Branch of the State Saving Bank of Victoria. It served … Continue reading

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Old Wood Planes

Now on display at the Rushworth Museum is a great collection of some 30 very old planes. Each of these planes is designed to smooth and shape timber to whatever the craftsman required. All are still in working order and … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum

Well another year has slipped past us and we are now looking forward to 2016, let us all hope, it bring peace to the world and good health to all our families. Special thanks to all the willing unpaid volunteers … Continue reading

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New Banner

The Rushworth Museum now has a lovely colourful Banner which is on display in the  entrance when the museum is open.

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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 … Continue reading

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The old Rushworth telephone switchboard is one of the most talked about items on display, it needed two operaters to use it and now everyone has a small mobile phone which fits in their pockets

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Rushworth Mechanics Institute Building 1913

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