OVER 1000 COLLECTION RECORDS AND 1500 IMAGES UPLOADED TO THE GOLD MUSEUM WEBSITE The most recent update of the Gold Museum’s online collection was completed on 30 April 2014, with excellent results. 1223 new records and 1674 new images are now online through the Gold Museum website, eHive and Trove. There are now a total […]
EXHIBITIONS BY THE BALLARAT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND PHOTOGRAPHER BILL LLEWELLYN The Gold Museum presents two new exhibitions that highlight the history of Ballarat through two significant collections: Keeping the Wonder Alive: Celebrating 80 Years of the Ballarat Historical Society and Focus on Ballarat: The Bill Llewellyn Photographic Collection. Designed and curated by the Ballarat Historical […]
OVER 700 COLLECTION RECORDS UPLOADED TO THE GOLD MUSEUM WEBSITE The Gold Museum is pleased to announce that 702 new catalogue records have been added to the online database, plus 747 images added to new or existing entries.
MODEL LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE CREATED BY APPRENTICES FROM THE PHOENIX FOUNDRY, BALLARAT One of the highlights from the Ballarat Historical Society Collection is this working model of a locomotive engine. It was manufactured by five apprentices from the local Phoenix Foundry Company for the Australian Juvenile Industrial Exhibition held in Ballarat in 1878.