Category Archives: Local History

The Jeff Chief Perry Music Room

    This was in appreciation of the many years of voluntary service Chief has freely given to the Museum. Chief is a life member and is also the Museum’s Historian and he also served as the President of the … Continue reading

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Rushworth Fire Bell Code

The old Rushworth Fire and emergency Bell Code sign which was once on the fire bell tower has recently been restored and is now in the Rushworth Fire station . Museum member Bill  has restored to sign, after it was … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum

Visitors and family inquires are always welcome at the Rushworth museum. High Street Rushworth Contact email rushworthmuseum@hotmail.com Photos show the old Coxan Wagon shelter there is also a Duck punt beside it. A lovely  Mural and plaque is on the … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum Opening Hours

Visitors are always welcome at the Rushworth museum. Please note there could be some slight changes in our opening hours due to the lack of volunteers. Saturdays 10 to 12.00. Sundays 11.00 to 3.00 pm . Museum could close earlier … 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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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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