Historical Societies

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.

Geraldton Family History Society
321 Marine Terrace, Geraldton WA 6530, Australia
Caloundra Family History
207 Pierce Ave, Bells Creek QLD 4551, Australia
Stockton Historical Society
31A Fullerton St, Stockton NSW 2295, Australia
Alstonville Plateau Historical Society
10 Wardell Rd, Alstonville NSW 2477, Australia
NSW Australian Football History Society
Bathurst & District Historical Society
162 Russell St, Bathurst NSW 2795, Australia
Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum
100 East Terrace, Nanson WA 6532, Australia
Bayswater Historical Society
114 King William St, Bayswater WA 6053, Australia
Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place
96 Kentucky St, Armidale NSW 2350, Australia
37 Dalmahoy St, Bairnsdale VIC 3875, Australia
Wyndham Historical Society Museum
Harbour Rd, Wyndham WA 6740, Australia
Camden Haven Historical Society
58 Bold St, Laurieton NSW 2443, Australia
Port Adelaide Historical Society
Torrens Buidling, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Young Historical Society
2 Campbell St, Young, NSW, 2594, Australia
Yass & District Historical Society
247A Comur Street, Yass, NSW, 2582, Australia
Wing Hing Long Museum
10 Ruby St, Tingha, NSW, 2369, Australia
Yarrawonga Mulwala Historical Society Inc.
151 Melbourne Street, Mulwala, NSW, 2647, Australia
Windellama Historical Society
3444 Oallen Ford Rd, Windellama, NSW, 2580, Australia
Wentworth Historical Society
23 Murray St, Wentworth, NSW, 2648, Australia
Willoughby District Historical Society
58 Johnson St, Chatswood, NSW, 2067, Australia
Wauchope Historical Society Inc
2325 Oxley Hwy, Wauchope, NSW, 2446, Australia
Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society Inc
Lord Baden Powell Drive, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650, Australia
Uki & South Arm Historical Society
1462A Kyogle Road, Tweed, NSW, , Australia
Uralla Historical Society
McCrossins Mill Museum, Salisbury St, Uralla, NSW, 2358, Australia
Turon Technology Museum
5833 Ilford Road, Sofala, NSW, , Australia
Tottenham Historical Society
Tourist Information Centre, Umang St, Tottenham, NSW, 2873, Australia
Tenterfield Railway Preservation Society Inc
Tenterfield Railway Museum, Railway St, Tenterfield, NSW, 2372, Australia
Sutherland Shire Historical Society
25 E Parade, Sutherland, NSW, 2232, Australia
Tamworth Historical Society
142 Denison Street, Tamworth, NSW, 2340, Australia
Springwood Historical Society Inc
17 Tusculum Rd, Valley Heights, NSW, 2777, Australia
St George Historical Society
444-446 Princes Hwy, Rockdale, NSW, 2216, Australia
St Mary's District Historical Society
29 Swanston St, St Marys, NSW, , Australia
Society of Australian Genealogists Inc
379 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
Royal Australian Historical Society
133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
Ryde District Historical Society Inc
770 Victoria Rd, Rye, NSW, 2112, Australia
Rylstone & District Historical Society
28-30 Louee Street, Rylstone, NSW, 2849, Australia
Scone and Upper Hunter Historical Society
43 - 47 Kingdon Street, Scone, NSW, 2337, Australia
Shoalhaven Historical Society Inc
Plunkett St & Kinghorne St, Nowra, NSW, 2541, Australia
Raymond Terrace and District Historical Society
1 Sketchley St, Raymond, NSW, 2324, Australia
Richmond River Historical Society
165 Molesworth St, Lismore, NSW, 2480, Australia
Riverstone & District Historical Society
81 Garfield Road East, Riverstone, NSW, 2765, Australia
Randwick and District Historical Society Inc
Level 2, Lionel Bowen Library Building, 669 Anzac Pde, Maroubra, NSW, 2035, Australia
Rail Journeys Museum
Railway Station Werris Creek, Single St, Werris Creek, NSW, 2341, Australia
Queanbeyan & District Historical Society
10 Farrer Pl, Queanbeyan, NSW, , Australia
Port of Yamba Historical Society
Yamba Museum, River St, Yamba, NSW, 2464, Australia
Port Stephens Historical Society
20 Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay, NSW, 2317, Australia
Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association Inc
2 Brodie Ave, Little Bay, NSW, 2036, Australia
Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc
22 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, NSW, , Australia
Paterson Historical Society Inc
3 Lexington Pde, Adamstown Heights, NSW, , Australia
Pioneer Cottage & Museum Complex
11n Derby St, Walcha, NSW, 2354, Australia
Oberon Museum
Oberon & District Museum, North ST, Oberon, NSW, 2787, Australia
Paddington Society
250 Oxford St, Paddington, NSW, 2021, Australia
Nambucca District Historical Society
Headland Museum, Liston St, Nambucca Heads, NSW, 2448, Australia
Nepean District Historical Society
Cnr Great Western Hwy & Gardenia Ave, Emu Plains, NSW, , Australia
New Italy Museum
8725 Pacific Hwy, Woodburn, NSW, 2472, Australia
Museum of Fire Inc
1 Museum Drive, Penrith, NSW, , Australia
Museum of Printing at NERAM
106-114 Kentucky St, Armidale, NSW, 2350, Australia
Murwillumbah Historical Society
2 Queensland Rd, Murwillumbah, NSW, 2484, Australia
Mount Druitt Historical Society
The Manse, 23 The Avenue, Mount Druitt, NSW, , Australia
Mount Victoria and District Historical Society Inc
35A Station St, Mt Victoria, NSW, 2786, Australia
Mudgee Historical Society
126 Market St, Mudgee, NSW, , Australia
Mullimbimby Museum
Cnr Myocum St and Stuart St, , NSW, , Australia
Mosman Historical Society
Mosman Library, 605 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088, Australia
Monarch Historical Museum
2-8 Slades Rd, Willimtown, NSW, 2318, Australia
Morisset Hospital Historical Society
143 Dora St, Morisset, NSW, , Australia
Morpeth Museum
123 Swan St, Morpeth, NSW, , Australia
Moruya and District Historical Society Inc
85 Campbell St, Moruya, NSW, 2537, Australia
Molong Historical Society
20 Riddell St, Molong, NSW, , Australia
Manly Warringah and Pittwater Historical Society
North Curl Curl Community Centre, Abbott Rd, North Curl Curl, NSW, 2099, Australia
Manning Valley Historical Society
12 Farquhar St, Wingham, NSW, 2429, Australia
Mid North Coast Maritime Museum
6 William St, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444, Australia
Millthorpe & District Historical Society Inc
37 Park St, Millthorpe, NSW, 2798, Australia
Maclean District Historical Society Inc
Corner of Wharf and Grafton Streets, Maclean, NSW, 2463, Australia
Lady Denman Heritage Complex Huskisson Inc
Cnr Woollamia Rd & Dent St, Huskisson, NSW, 2540, Australia
Lawrence Historical Society Inc
Merton St, Lawrence, NSW, 2460, Australia
Justice & Police Museum
Cnr Albert St & Phillip St, Circular Quay, NSW, 2000, Australia
Ku-ring-gai Historical Society
Old Gordon Public School, 799 Pacific Hwy, Gordon, NSW, 2072, Australia
Illawarra Historical Society
11 Market St, Wollongong, NSW, 2500, Australia
Hillgrove Rural Life & Industry Museu
Scouler St, Hillgrove, NSW, 2350, Australia
Hills District Historical Society
Building 10, The William Thompson Masonic Schools, Balcombe Heights Estate, Baulkham Hills, NSW, , Australia
Gunnedah & District Historical Society Inc
Gunnedah Water Tower Museum, Anzac Park, South St, Gunnedah, NSW, , Australia
Hawkesbury Historical Society
8 Baker St, Windsor, NSW, 2756, Australia
Hawkesbury Regional Museum
8 Baker St, Windsor, NSW, 2756, Australia
Henry Lawson Society of NSW
147 Mayne Street, Gulong, NSW, 2852, Australia
Gresford District Historical Society
2164 Glendonbrook Rd, Summer Hill, NSW, 2421, Australia
Gravesend & District Historical Society
37 Plunkett Street, Warialda, NSW, 2402, Australia
Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery
Mays Hill Cemetery, Steele St, Mays Hill, NSW, 2145, Australia
Gerringong & District Historical Society
10 Blackwood St, Gerringong, NSW, 2534, Australia
Gloucester District Historical Society
12 Church St, Gloucester, NSW, 2422, Australia
Granville Historical Society
1A Enid Ave, Granville, NSW, 2142, Australia
Fairfield City Museum & Gallery
634 The Horsley Dr, Smithfield, NSW, 2164, Australia
Fort Scratchley Historical Society Inc
1-3 Nobbys Road, Newcastle East, NSW, 2300, Australia
City of Canada Bay Heritage Society
1 Bent St, Concord, NSW, 2137, Australia
Clarence River Historical Society
190 Fitzroy St, Grafton, NSW, 2460, Australia
Crookwell & District Historical Society
25 Robertson St, Crookwell, NSW, 2583, Australia
Cundletown Historical Society
Main St & Queen St, Cundletown, NSW, 2430, Australia
Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society
Wisemans Ferry Road, Gunderman, NSW, , Australia
Central Highlands Historical Association Inc
, , NSW, , Australia
Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society Inc
8 Lithgow St, Cambelltown, NSW, 2560, Australia
Broken Hill Historical Society
Ralph Wallace Research Centre, 165 Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880, Australia
Brush Farm Historical Society
19 Lawson St, Eastwood, NSW, 2122, Australia
Bundanoon History Group
9 Railway Ave, Bundanoon, NSW, 2578, Australia
Bunker Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW, , Australia
Camden Historical Society
40 John St, Camden, NSW, , Australia
Cessnock District Historical and Family History Society Inc
65-67 Vincent St, Cessnock, NSW, 2325, Australia
Griffith Genealogical & Historical Society Inc
Tranter Place, Griffith, NSW, 2680, Australia
Muswellbrook Local & Family History Society
Muswellbrook Library, 126 Bridge St, Muswellbrook, NSW, 2333, Australia
The Oaks Historical Society & Museum
43 Edward St, The Oaks, NSW, , Australia
Thredbo Historical Society
2 Friday Dr, Thredbo, NSW, , Australia
Newcastle Family History Society Inc
68 Elder St, Lambton, NSW, 2299, Australia
Don Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Historical Society and Museum
24 Cudgery St, Dorrigo, NSW, , Australia
Eden Killer Whale Museum & Historical Society
184 Imlay St, Eden, NSW, 2551, Australia
Inverell District Family History Group
The Inverell Shire Public Library, 55-59 Campbell St, Inverell, NSW, , Australia
Peppin Heritage Centre
Cnr George St and Napier St, Deniliquin, NSW, , Australia
Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society
118 Urana Street, Jindera, NSW, , Australia
Singleton Historical Society & Museum Inc
76 Bourke St, Singleton, NSW, 2330, Australia
Glen Innes and District Historical Society
cnr West Ave & Ferguson Street, Glen Innes, NSW, 2370, Australia
Cape Banks Family History Society Inc
113A Paine St, Maroubra, NSW, , Australia
Casino & District Family History Group Inc
Walker St School of Arts Building, Casino, NSW, 2470, Australia
Blue Mountains Historical Society
99-101 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782, Australia
Braidwood & District Historical Society Inc
186 Wallace St, Braidwood, NSW, , Australia
Brisbane Water Historical Society Inc
25/27 Henry Kendall St, West Gosford, NSW, 2250, Australia
Black Diamond District Heritage Centre Inc
Bulli Station, Bulli, NSW, 2516, Australia
Blacktown and District Historical Society
71 Seven Hills Road south, Seven Hills, NSW, 2147, Australia
Blue Mountains Association of Cultural Heritage Organisations
1/19 Stypandra Place, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia
Berry and District Historical Society
135 Queen St, Berry, NSW, 2535, Australia
Bingara District Historical Society Inc
16 Maitland St, Bingara, NSW, 2404, Australia
Bathurst District Historical Society Inc
East Wing, Bathurst Court House, Russel Street, Bathurst, NSW, 2795, Australia
Baptist Historical Society of NSW
Faculty Lounge Morling College 120 Herring st, Macquarie Park, NSW, , Australia
Australian Fleet Air Arm Museum
489A Albatross Rd, Nowra Hill, Nowra Hill, NSW, 2540, Australia
Australian Jewish Historical Society (NSW)
146 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
Australian Museum of Clothing
73 Church Street, Maitland, NSW, , Australia
Naval Historical Society of Australia
Legacy House, 33 Geils Court, Deakin, ACT, 2600, Australia
Ashfield & District Historical Society
40 Arthur Street, Ashfield, NSW, , Australia
Australian Viola Da Gamba Society Inc
, , ACT, , Australia
Canberra and District Historical Society
Curtin Shopping Centre, Curtin, ACT, 2605, Australia
Friends of Sandy and the Australian Light Horse
, , ACT, , Australia
Blue Mountains Family History Society
Blue Mountains Ciety Library, Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia
Botany Bay Family History Society Inc
184 Gannons Rd, South Caringbah, NSW, , Australia
Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais
234 Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW, , Australia
Balmain Association
The Watch House 179 Darling St, Balmain, NSW, , Australia
Bellingen Valley Historical Society & Museums
33-39 Hyde St, Bellingen, NSW, 2454, Australia
Berrima District and Family History Society Inc
Cnr Bowral Road and Old Hume Highway, Mittagong, NSW, 2575, Australia
Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc
6/48 May St, Bayswater, WA, 6053, Australia
WA Police Historical Society
57 Lincoln St, Highgate, WA, 6003, Australia
WA Medical Museum
Railway and Barker Rd, Subiaco, WA, 6008, Australia
The York Society Inc
Corner Ford Street, Avon Terrace, York, WA, 6302, Australia
Royal Historical Society of Western Australia
49 Broadway, cnr Clark Street, Nedlands, WA, 6009, Australia
Swan/Guildford Historical Society Inc
119 Swan Street, Guildford, WA, 6055, Australia
Mundaring and Hills Historical Society Inc
3060 Jacoby St, Mundaring, WA, 6073, Australia
Rockingham & District Historical Society Inc
Cnr Flinders Lane & Kent St, Rockinham Beach, WA, 6968, Australia
Maritime Archaeological Assn of WA
Fremantle Museum Educational Centre, Victoria Quay
Margaret River & Districts Historical Society
Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, WA, 6285, Australia
Kojonup Historical Society Inc
17 Spring St, Kojonup, WA, 6395, Australia
Katanning Historical Society
Corner of Taylor St, Amabel St, and Richardson ST, Katanning, WA, , Australia
Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society
Railway Rd, Kalamunda, WA, 6076, Australia
Jarrahdale Heritage Society Inc
631 Jarrahdale Rd, Jarrahdale, WA, 6124, Australia
Irwin Districts Historical Society
5 Waldeck St, Dongara, WA, 6525, Australia
Carnarvon Heritage Group
Annear Pl, Babbage Island, WA, 6701, Australia
Denmark Historical Society
16 Mitchell St, Denmark, WA, 6333, Australia
Carnamah Historical Soc. Inc
10 Macpherson St, Carnamah, WA, 6517, Australia
Broome Historical Society
67 Robinson St, Broome, WA, 6725, Australia
Brookton & Districts Historical Society
, Brookton, WA, 6306, Australia
Albany Historical Society
37 Duke Street, Albany, WA, 6330, Australia
Kununurra Historical Society
72 Coolibah Dr, Kununurra, WA, 6743, Australia
Army Museum of WA
Artillery Barracks Burt St, Fremantle, WA, 6160, Australia
Fire & Emergency Services Education & Heritage Centre (WA)
25 Murray St, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia