Bingara District Historical Society

Housed in the original Post Office Hotel which was built in 1860 from pit-sawn and hand-sawn local cypress timber, the building once had a very mixed clientele, including the ‘Father of Federation’, Sir Henry Parkes, and Fred Ward the bushranger. A blacksmith’s shop and an old school room from the days of one teacher schools have been reconstructed in the grounds. The museum is home to historical machinery, local memorabilia and an extensive geological collection. Facilities include guided tours, shop, toilets, and family history research.

  • Individual: $5
  • Families: $10
  • Pensioner/Seniors Card/Bus Loads: $5

Opening hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm

If the museum is unattended, please call one of the following people who will arrange to meet you at the museum or call the Bingara Visitor Information Centre 02 6724 0066.

  • Jane Connolly (President)…………..02 6724 1919
  • Judi Peterson (Secretary)…………..0428 345 600

History Research

The Society can provide assistance with family history research. Download BDHS Research Request Form.

The Society is fortunate to have a significant range of quality publications dealing with the local history and people. Download Bingara District Historical Society – Publications Order Form.

For further information contact the secretary Judi Peterson:
Bingara District Historical Society
PO Box 113
Bingara NSW 2404

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