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Background

Founded in 1976 the museum has steadily developed to become the

Award-winning regional museum of

BERRIMA DISTRICT HISTORICAL & FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC.

The museum is managed and staffed by volunteers.

 

     December 1975

Cottage arrives at Berrima. Donated by Mr & Mrs Lansley of Moss Vale. L to R: Edwin Klein, transporter Jim Marshall & driver David Grunsell

   Cottage Completed in 1976

December 1976

Final clean-up prior to opening to public.

L to R: Geoff Squires, Peg Charlesworth, Flo Green, Bonnie Pierce & Clarice Boyd.

 

 

The Museum today, following three major extensions to increase storage and museum capacity. The last extension, the ‘Williams Gallery’ opened in 2015 and was made possible through Federal, State and Local Government grants as well as Corporate donations and the generosity of local residents, trades people and suppliers of services and materials.

BERRIMA DISTRICT HISTORICAL & FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC

acknowledges the valuable assistance of Wingecarribee Shire Council on whose land

the museum is situated.