Villages of the Heart

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Afternoon Tea at the Molong RSL to commemorate World War 1, part of the National Trust Heritage Festival

On Sunday, 24 May, Mary Mulhall of the Molong RSL Club’s Board, has organised an afternoon tea, at 2 pm to commemorate World War...Continue reading

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Museum Open Weekend

Off to a great start in preparation for the Museum Open Weekend.  A joint project   encompassing 12 museums in Central NSW being open this...Continue reading

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  9-10 May, Molong Museum will launch a major program on the Packham Pear over the weekend.  The museum will feature displays and private...Continue reading

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Video gamers help ancient fish swim again at Canowindra

The Canowindra Grossi fossil was discovered in 1955 during road works near the town of Canowindra, half an hour west of Orange in central west New South Wales. It was a lobe-fined fish that had a fully developed nasal system and the find was significant; it was similar to other fossils found in the Northern Hemisphere but different enough to have been placed in its own family....Continue reading

Camp Gallipoli

Commemorating 100 years of Anzac Spirit on April 24-25, 2015. Sleep under the starts with your mates, great tucker, documentaries, live music, and a Dawn Service you will never forget. Wade Park,  Orange Tickets on sale now Ticketek 63938111 Camp GallipoliContinue reading

Villages of the Heart Museum Open Weekend; May 8 – 10 2015

Museums in Central New South Wales are celebrating their unique stories with the inaugural Villages of the Heart Museums Open Weekend on Friday 8 May, Saturday 9 May and Sunday 10 May. The museums of Canowindra, Millthorpe, Lucknow, Orange, Carcoar, Molong, Eugowra, Yeoval and Blayney will be open during the weekend. Discover tales of heartbreak and courage which shaped the villages of the Orange region and learn...Continue reading

Central NSW Museums

Visiting the museums and historic sites of the Orange, Cabonne, Blayney District provides an opportunity to experience the rural lifestyle of Australians at the time of Federation. Being able to see a 100 year old photo, farm machinery or tools used to craft the pioneer homes gives an appreciation of rural technology as well as the spirit of personal endeavour.

Explore the region through its Regional Museums Heritage Trail. Absorb the history and heritage of Australia’s colourful past.