Category Archives: Organizations

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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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

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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Mechanic Instutites

The Rushworth Museum.Is located in High Street Rushworth in the Old Mechanics Institute Building built in 1913 But what are Mechanics Institutes?  Mechanics Institutes originated when all skilled labourers, trades people and Artisans were generally referred to as mechanics. The … Continue reading

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Spring Time

 Spring time is a great time to visit the Rushworth Museum. The Rushworth Museum houses a facinating and unique collection of Rushworth & District machinery, cuiosities, artefacts and histrorical memorabilia . Spring time is a wonderful time to vusit the Museum … Continue reading

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