Category Archives: Local History

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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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 Brass Band

The Rushworth Brass band was started in 1882 and is still going today but for a few name changes it is now called the Rushworth concert band is always willing to play at local functions, like the Anzac Day Services … Continue reading

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Steam Traction Engines on Display

Rushworth holds a Market Day on the third Saturday morning of each month. The popular market features a large number of stalls to suit the needs of the many buyers who attend. A special feature on market days {Weather Permitting} … Continue reading

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Golden Wattle

Golden wattle in August and September it is now in full bloom and is great to see. While in Rushworth visit the Museum entry is a gold coin donation Hour are every Saturday 11am to 1pm and Sunday 11am to … Continue reading

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Back to Rushworth 1928

The Rushworth Museum has recently received a donation of the old minute book which dates back to 1928, when over the Easter period there was a Back to Rushworth festival held.. It gives details of 18 months planning to organise … Continue reading

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