Category Archives: Local News

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 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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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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Rushworth Mechanics Institute

On Saturday morning 10th May at 11AM at the Old Mechanics Institute Building in High Street a plaque was unveiled recognize 100 years this grand old building has served the Residents of Rushworth and District. In 2003 the Mechanics Institute … Continue reading

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Geyle Family Reunion

<The descents of William Cornish Geyle all gathered in Rushworth on the 21st of September 2013 for a Geyle Family Reunion, they also celebrated the 80th birthday of Leila Robinson. The Rushworth Museum welcomed a large number of Geyle family … Continue reading

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