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 HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROFILE

The aim of the society is to:

  • Encourage an active interest in the history that built Yallourn North, once known   

          as Brown Coal Mine, by developing a permanent display venue for community  

          access.

  • To collate and detail all information and relevant documentation of Yallourn   

          North and District, including photographic, oral and visual historical material.

  • To preserve all relevant material and data.

  • To ensure all material is available to the community.

The Society conducts monthly meetings on the third Monday of each month at the Old Brown Coal Mine Museum, Yallourn North at 1.00 pm. The Museum is located on the corner of Third Street and Latrobe River Road, Yallourn North, Victoria. The Society is a not for profit organization.       

The Society structure is as follows:

President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Archivist.                      

                      The museum committee consists of the above positions plus two other members. 

When open to the public the museum is staffed by the members. 

New members are most welcome.

Membership:                    Single              $15.00 per year   

                                       Family             $30.00 per year  (Two adults & Children under 15 years old)

                                       Please note:     Membership fees from August 2015 as above.              

The Museum is open on weekends (Sunday) Monday & Tuesday, and most Public holidays.

Open times:                              10.00am – 4.00pm                   Sunday

                                                10.00am – 3.00pm                   Monday & Tuesday 

The museum is staffed by the Historical Society members. Unforeseen circumstances may result in the museum being closed on some days. Please ring before travelling.

Entry                                        Adults        $5.00  

                                               Children     $1.00 accompanied with adult            

Special group bookings by appointment. Phone the Museum on (03) 5167 1046 or 0419552125.

Access for the disabled is provided by a ramp from the car park area. The museum has a toilet facilities for the disabled.    

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