Gundagai is home to a truly unique, private collection of historic photographs which are now internationally known as the Gabriel Collection. The town Doctor in Gundagai from 1887, Dr Charles Louis Gabriel was also a keen amateur photographer. Local businessman Cliff Butcher found some 1000 of Dr Gabriel’s glass negatives in the basement of a [...]
The Arts Centre Cootamundra exists to provide a venue and facilities for Arts activities in the Cootamundra Shire promote the development and expansion of the Arts in the Shire support local artists and performers in their artistic careers contribute to the cultural development of the Shire and expand the depth and breadth of recreational activities [...]
From its formation in 1961 the Society have been actively collecting objects of historical interest related to Yass and District. The Museum was officially opened in its present location in December 1988 after extensive refurbishments were made to a former garage over a period of some five years.
The original station building was erected way back in 1891; The Yass Railway Museum is home to the steam locomotive 1307 and NSW’s shortest platform, it also exhibits a host of railway memorabilia housed in the original station, boasting static displays of original period steam engines, carriages and goods vans.