Historical Society

There are more than a thousand historical societies, family history groups, keeping places, and community heritage groups across Australia. This interactive map captures some of these. Is your Society listed?

Use the interactive map by clicking on the pins to find your local group and their contact details, or search by group name or location.

Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee Inc
Macarthur Street, East Melbourne, Vic, 3002, Australia
Adelaide Colonial Dancers
Ikaros Town Hall, 24 Arthur St, Unley, SA, 5061, Australia
Albany Historical Society
37 Duke Street, Albany, WA, 6330, Australia
Alexandra Historical Society
6 Paynes Avenue, Alexandra, Vic, 3714, Australia
Allora & District Historical Society
27 Drayton St, Allora, Qld, , Australia
Alstonville Plateau Historical Society
10 Wardell Rd, Alstonville NSW 2477, Australia
Altona-Laverton Historical Society Inc.
128 Queen Street, Altona, Vic, 3018, Australia
Andrew Ross Museum Inc.
279 Eltham-Yarra Glen Road, Kangaroo Ground, Vic, 3097, Australia
Angaston & Penrice Historical Society
Old Union Chapel, Penrice St, Angaston, SA, 5353, Australia
Anglesea & District Historical Society
5B McMillan Street, Anglesea, Vic, 3230, Australia
Anglesea and District Historical Society Inc
, Anglesea, Vic, 3230, Australia
Apollo Bay and District Historical Society Inc.
6250 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Vic, 3233, Australia
Arapiles Historical Society Inc.
, Natimuk, Vic, 3409, Australia
Ararat & District Historical Society
48 Queen St, Ararat, Vic, 3377, Australia
Ararat and District Historical Society Inc
46 Queen Street, Ararat, Vic, 3377, Australia
Ashfield & District Historical Society
40 Arthur Street, Ashfield, NSW, , Australia
Aust Railway Historical Society (Vic Div)
26 Champion Rd, Newport, Vic, 3015, Australia
Australian Friends of SS Great Britain Inc
221-249 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, Vic, 3000, Australia
Australian Garden History Society
Gate Lodge, 100 Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
Australian Jewish Historical Society (NSW)
146 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
Australian Railway Historical Society (VIC DIV)
, , Vic, , Australia
Australian Railway Historical Society Victorian Division Inc.
27 Champion Road, Williamstown North, Vic, 3016, Australia
Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (Adelaide Branch)
59 Regent St, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais
234 Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW, , Australia
Australian Viola Da Gamba Society Inc
, , ACT, , Australia
Australian-Polish Community Services Inc.
, Seddon, Vic, 3011, Australia
Aviation Historical Society of Australia
, , Vic, , Australia
Avoca & District Historical Society Inc.
85 High Street, Avoca, Vic, 3467, Australia
Bacchus Marsh & District Historical Society Inc.
215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Vic, 3340, Australia
Ballaarat Astronomical Society Inc
, Mount Pleasant, Vic, 3350, Australia
Ballarat Historical Society Inc.
, Golden Point, Vic, 3350, Australia
Balmoral Historical Society
35 Glendinning Street, Balmoral, Vic, 3407, Australia
Balnarring and District Historical Society Inc
, Balnarring, Vic, 3926, Australia
Balwyn Historical Society Inc
Balwyn Historical Society Inc.
41 Talbot Avenue, Balwyn, Vic, 3103, Australia
Baptist Historical Society of NSW
Faculty Lounge Morling College 120 Herring st, Macquarie Park, NSW, , Australia
Barham - Koondrook Historical Society Inc.
2 Punt Road, Koondrook, Vic, 3580, Australia
Barossa Light Horse Historical Association
889 Williamstown Rd, Williamstown, SA, 5351, Australia
Bathurst & District Historical Society
162 Russell St, Bathurst NSW 2795, Australia
Bathurst District Historical Society Inc
East Wing, Bathurst Court House, Russel Street, Bathurst, NSW, 2795, Australia
Battery Hill Mining Centre
160 Peko Rd, Tennant Creek, NT, 860, Australia
Bayswater Historical Society
114 King William St, Bayswater WA 6053, Australia
Beaufort Historical Society
9 Livingstone Street, Beaufort, Vic, 3373, Australia
Bellarine Historical Society Inc
Bellerive Historical Society
Community Arts Centre, 17 Cambridge Rd, Bellerive, Tas, 7018, Australia
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Bellingen Valley Historical Society & Museums
33-39 Hyde St, Bellingen, NSW, 2454, Australia
Benalla and District Historical Society Inc
, Benalla, Vic, 3672, Australia
Bendigo Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Bendigo Historical Society Inc.
186 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, Vic, 3550, Australia
Berrima District and Family History Society Inc
Cnr Bowral Road and Old Hume Highway, Mittagong, NSW, 2575, Australia
Berry and District Historical Society
135 Queen St, Berry, NSW, 2535, Australia
Berwick Pakenham Historical Society Inc
78 Princes Highway, Pakenham, Vic, 3810, Australia
Bingara District Historical Society Inc
16 Maitland St, Bingara, NSW, 2404, Australia
Blacktown and District Historical Society
71 Seven Hills Road south, Seven Hills, NSW, 2147, Australia
Blue Mountains Family History Society
Blue Mountains Ciety Library, Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia
Blue Mountains Historical Society
99-101 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782, Australia
Booleroo Steam and Traction Preservation Society
Arthur St, Booleroo Centre, SA, 5482, Australia
Botany Bay Family History Society Inc
184 Gannons Rd, South Caringbah, NSW, , Australia
Box Hill Historical Society Inc.
27 Bank Street, Box Hill, Vic, 3128, Australia
Braidwood & District Historical Society Inc
186 Wallace St, Braidwood, NSW, , Australia
Bright and District Historical Society Inc
, Bright, Vic, 3741, Australia
Brighton Historical Society
12 Wilson Street, Brighton, Vic, 3186, Australia
Brinkworth Historical Reserve Museum
Lot 1 Main St, Brinkworth, SA, 5464, Australia
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Brisbane Tramway Museum Society
Tramway St, Ferny Grove, Qld, , Australia
Brisbane Water Historical Society Inc
25/27 Henry Kendall St, West Gosford, NSW, 2250, Australia
Broadford and District Historical Society Inc
, Broadford, Vic, 3658, Australia
Brookton & Districts Historical Society
, Brookton, WA, 6306, Australia
Broome Historical Society
67 Robinson St, Broome, WA, 6725, Australia
Broughton Plains Heritage Society
Wandearah Oval, Wandearah East, SA, 5523, Australia
Brunswick Community History Group Inc
Bruny Island Historical Society
3895 Bruny Island Main Rd, Alonnah, Tas, 7150, Australia
Brush Farm Historical Society
19 Lawson St, Eastwood, NSW, 2122, Australia
Buda Historic Home and Garden Inc.
42 Hunter Street, Castlemaine, Vic, 3450, Australia
Buderim Historical Society Pioneer Cottage
5 Ballinger Cr, Buderim, Qld, , Australia
Bundaberg Railway Historical Society
28 Station St, North Bundaberg, Qld, , Australia
Bundanoon History Group
9 Railway Ave, Bundanoon, NSW, 2578, Australia
Buninyong and District Historical Society Inc
313 Learmonth St, Buninyong, Vic, 3357, Australia
Bunyip Historical Society
38 Main Street, Bunyip, Vic, 3815, Australia
Burnie Historical Society
Burnie Regional Museum, Little Alexander St, Burnie, Tas, 7320, Australia
Burnside Historical Society
Burnside Community Centre, corner of Greenhill and Portrush Roads, Burnside, SA, 5066, Australia
Bute History Group
Old ANZ Building, High St, Bute, SA, 5560, Australia
C J La Trobe Society Inc : Friends of LaTrobe's Cottage
, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
Cairns & District Historical Society
Camberwell Historical Society Inc.
25 Inglesby Road, Camberwell, Vic, 3124, Australia
Camden Haven Historical Society
58 Bold St, Laurieton NSW 2443, Australia
Camden Historical Society
40 John St, Camden, NSW, , Australia
Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society Inc
8 Lithgow St, Cambelltown, NSW, 2560, Australia
Campbelltown Historical Society
Cambelltown Library, 171 Montacute Rd, Newton, SA, 5074, Australia
Camperdown & District Historical Society
, Camperdown, Vic, 3260, Australia
Canterbury History Group Inc
, Camberwell, Vic, 3124, Australia
Cape Banks Family History Society Inc
113A Paine St, Maroubra, NSW, , Australia
Capricorn Coast Historical Society
Yeppoon Town Hall & Paint Pot Gallery, 25-27 Normanby St, Yeppoon QLD 4703, Australia
Cardwell Shire History Society
51 Victoria St, Cardwell, Qld, , Australia
Carisbrook Historical Society
Carlton Community History Group Inc
, Carlton North, Vic, 3054, Australia
Carnamah Historical Soc. Inc
10 Macpherson St, Carnamah, WA, 6517, Australia
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Casino & District Family History Group Inc
Walker St School of Arts Building, Casino, NSW, 2470, Australia
Casterton and District Historical Society Inc
, Casterton, Vic, 3311, Australia
Castlemaine Historical Society
Central Highlands Historical Association Inc
, , NSW, , Australia
Cessnock District Historical and Family History Society Inc
65-67 Vincent St, Cessnock, NSW, 2325, Australia
Channel Historical & Folk Museum Association
1755 Channel Hwy, Margate, Tas, 7054, Australia
Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum
100 East Terrace, Nanson WA 6532, Australia
Charlton Golden Grains Museum Inc
, Charlton, Vic, 3525, Australia
Chelsea & District Historical Society
Chelsea and District Historical Society Inc
, Chelsea, Vic, 3196, Australia
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Chiltern Athenaeum Trust
Cinema & Theatre Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
City of Moorabbin Historical Society Inc
, Ormond, Vic, 3204, Australia
Civil Aviation Historical Society
, Essendon Fields, Vic, 3041, Australia
Civil Aviation Historical Society Inc
, , Vic, , Australia
Clare Regional History Group
229 Main North Rd, Clare, SA, 5453, Australia
Clarence River Historical Society
190 Fitzroy St, Grafton, NSW, 2460, Australia
Coal River Valley Historical Society
18 Bridge St, Richmond, Tas, 7025, Australia
Cohuna & District Historical Society
Colac & District Historical Society
Collingwood Historical Socety
, Abbotsford, Vic, 3066, Australia
Cooktown Historical Society
121 Charlotte St, Cooktown, Qld, 4895, Australia
Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group
17 Emerald St, Cooroy, Qld, , Australia
Cornish Association of Victoria Inc
, Blackburn South, Vic, 3130, Australia
Corop Community Action Group Inc
, Corop, Vic, 3559, Australia
Craigieburn Historical Interest Group
, Craigieburn, Vic, 3064, Australia
Cressy & District History Group Inc
, Cressy, Vic, 3322, Australia
Crookwell & District Historical Society
25 Robertson St, Crookwell, NSW, 2583, Australia
Crystal Brook History Group
Old Council Chambers 40 Brandis St, Crystal Brook, SA, 5523, Australia
Cundletown Historical Society
Main St & Queen St, Cundletown, NSW, 2430, Australia
Dalby Pioneer Park Museum Society
17 Black St, Dalby, Qld, , Australia
Dandenong and District Historical Society Inc
, Dandenong, Vic, 3175, Australia
Daylesford and District Historical Society Inc.
100 Vincent Street, Daylesford, Vic, 3460, Australia
Denmark Historical Society
16 Mitchell St, Denmark, WA, 6333, Australia
Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society
Wisemans Ferry Road, Gunderman, NSW, , Australia
Dimboola and District Historical Society Inc
, Dimboola, Vic, 3414, Australia
Dingley Village and District Historical Society
, Dingley Village, Vic, 3172, Australia
Don Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Historical Society and Museum
24 Cudgery St, Dorrigo, NSW, , Australia
Doncaster & Templestowe Historical Society
, Doncaster East, Vic, 3109, Australia
Douglas Shire Historical Society
25 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Dromana & District Historical Society
Dromana and District Historical Society Inc
, Dromana, Vic, 3936, Australia
Drouin History Group
, Drouin, Vic, 3818, Australia
Dublin History Group Research Centre
9 Sixth St, Dublin, SA, 5501, Australia
Eacham Historical Society
5 Elizabeth St, Malanda, Qld, 4885, Australia
Early Music Society of Victoria
, Mount Waverley, Vic, 3149, Australia
East Gippsland Family History Group Inc
, Bairnsdale, Vic, 3875, Australia
East Gippsland Historical Society Inc
, Bairnsdale, Vic, 3875, Australia
East Melbourne Historical Society Inc
, East Melbourne, Vic, 3002, Australia
East Torrens Historical Society
1 Crescent Dr, Norton Summit, SA, 5136, Australia
Echuca Historical Society
Echunga District Historical Society
Echunga Institute, Adelaide Rd, Echunga, SA, 5153, Australia
Eden Killer Whale Museum & Historical Society
184 Imlay St, Eden, NSW, 2551, Australia
Edenhope and District Historical Society Inc.
177 Elizabeth Street, Edenhope, Vic, 3318, Australia
Eltham District Historical Society Inc
728 Main Rd, Eltham VIC 3095, Australia
Enoggera & Districts Historical Society
Enoggera Memorial Hall
Erica and District Historical Society Inc.
1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson, Vic, 3825, Australia
Essendon Historical Society Inc.
, Moonee Ponds, Vic, 3039, Australia
Eumundi & District Historical Assocn Inc.
73 Memorial Dr, Eumundi, Qld, 4562, Australia
Evandale History Society Inc
Evandale Community and Tourism Centre 18 High Street, Evandale, Tas, 7212, Australia
Falls Creek Historical Society Inc.
Slalom Street, Falls Creek, Vic, 3699, Australia
Fannie Bay History & Heritage Society
, Parap, NT, 820, Australia
Farina Restoration Group
Along Oodnadatta Track, between Lyndhurst and Marree, Farina, SA, 5733, Australia
Fawcett mechanics Institute Reserve Committee of management inc
, Fawcett, Vic, 3714, Australia
Fitzroy Historical Society
Flinders District Historical Society
Footscray Historical Society Inc
64-66 Napier Street, Footscray, Vic, 3011, Australia
Fort Glanville Historical Society
359 Military Rd, Semaphore Park, SA, 5018, Australia
Fort Scratchley Historical Society Inc
1-3 Nobbys Road, Newcastle East, NSW, 2300, Australia
Frankston Historical Society Inc
, Frankston, Vic, 3199, Australia
Friends and Relations of Gulf Station
, Yarra Glen, Vic, 3775, Australia
Friends of Cheltenham and Regional Cemeteries Inc
, Cheltenham, Vic, 3192, Australia
Friends of Cornish Hill Inc
22 Orford Street, Daylesford, Vic, 3460, Australia
Friends of Gallipoli
95 Willis Street, Hampton, Vic, 3188, Australia
Friends of Lutheran Archives Inc
197 Archer St, North Adelaide, SA, 5006, Australia
Friends of Sandy and the Australian Light Horse
, , ACT, , Australia
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
Furneax Historical Research Association
8 Fowler Road, Emita, Tas, 7255, Australia
Geelong Historical Society
George Town & District Historical Society Inc
25 Cimitiere St, George Town, Tas, 7253, Australia
Gerringong & District Historical Society
10 Blackwood St, Gerringong, NSW, 2534, Australia
Gisborne and Mount Macedon Districts Historical Society Inc.
, Gisborne, Vic, 3437, Australia
Gladstone History Group
Southern Flinders Discovery Centre, 14 Gladstone St, Gladstone, SA, 5473, Australia
Glamorgan-Spring Bay Historical Society
22 Franklin St, Swansea, Tas, 7190, Australia
Glen Eira Historical Society
965 Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield, Vic, 3162, Australia
Glen Innes and District Historical Society
cnr West Ave & Ferguson Street, Glen Innes, NSW, 2370, Australia
Gloucester District Historical Society
12 Church St, Gloucester, NSW, 2422, Australia
Goldfields Historical and Arts Society Inc
, Dunolly, Vic, 3472, Australia
Goolwa National Trust History Centre
11-13 Porter St, Goolwa, SA, 5214, Australia
Granville Historical Society
1A Enid Ave, Granville, NSW, 2142, Australia
Gravesend & District Historical Society
37 Plunkett Street, Warialda, NSW, 2402, Australia
Greensborough Historical Society
Gresford District Historical Society
2164 Glendonbrook Rd, Summer Hill, NSW, 2421, Australia
Griffith Genealogical & Historical Society Inc
Tranter Place, Griffith, NSW, 2680, Australia
Gunnedah & District Historical Society Inc
Gunnedah Water Tower Museum, Anzac Park, South St, Gunnedah, NSW, , Australia
Hamilton History Centre Inc
43 Gray Street, Hamilton, Vic, 3300, Australia
Harcourt Valley Heritage & Tourist Centre Inc.
7 High Street, Harcourt, Vic, 3453, Australia
Harrietville Historical Society Inc
, Harrietville, Vic, 3741, Australia
Harry Hawker Pioneer Aviator Society Inc
, Moorabbin, Vic, 3189, Australia
Hastings-Western Port Historical Society Inc
, Hastings, Vic, 3915, Australia
Hawkesbury Historical Society
8 Baker St, Windsor, NSW, 2756, Australia
Hawthorn Historical Society Inc.
9 Swinburne Avenue, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia
Healesville and District Historical Society Inc
110 River Street, Healesville, Vic, 3777, Australia
Heathcote McIvor Historical Society
Heidelberg Historical Society Inc
, Heidelberg, Vic, 3084, Australia
Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens
, Dandenong, Vic, 3175, Australia
Hills District Historical Society
Building 10, The William Thompson Masonic Schools, Balcombe Heights Estate, Baulkham Hills, NSW, , Australia
Historical Society of Mooroopna Inc