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.

Friends of PS Oscar W
The Wharf, Cutting Rd, Goolwa, SA, 5214, Australia
Mount Duneed History Group
40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed, Vic, 3217, Australia
Bundaberg Genealogical Association Inc.
Kendalls Rd, Bundaberg, Qld, 4670, Australia
Bunker Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW, , Australia
Denmark Historical Society
16 Mitchell St, Denmark, WA, 6333, Australia
Wauchope Historical Society Inc
2325 Oxley Hwy, Wauchope, NSW, 2446, Australia
Terang and District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Ouyen District History and Genealogy Centre Inc
, Ouyen, Vic, 3490, Australia
Angaston & Penrice Historical Society
Old Union Chapel, Penrice St, Angaston, SA, 5353, Australia
Brunswick Community History Group Inc
History Council of Victoria
, Melbourne, Vic, , Australia
C J La Trobe Society Inc : Friends of LaTrobe's Cottage
, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
Dingley Village and District Historical Society
, Dingley Village, Vic, 3172, Australia
Walcha & District Historical Society
111N Derby St, Walcha NSW 2354, Australia
Kilmore Historical Society Inc
, Kilmore, Vic, 3764, Australia
Kew Historical Society Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
Historical Re-Enactment Society of Australia
Engineers Australia; South Australian Division
108 King William Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
City of South Perth Historical Society
2 Mends St, South Perth WA 6151, Australia
Brookton & Districts Historical Society
, Brookton, WA, 6306, Australia
Lakes Entrance Regional Historical Society Inc
, Lakes Entrance, Vic, 3909, Australia
Lorne Historical Society
Frankston Historical Society Inc
, Frankston, Vic, 3199, Australia
Camden Haven Historical Society
58 Bold St, Laurieton NSW 2443, Australia
Nepean Historical Society
Morpeth Museum
123 Swan St, Morpeth, NSW, , Australia
Erica and District Historical Society Inc.
1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson, Vic, 3825, Australia
Lindisfarne Historical Society
Wellington Rd, Lindisfarn, Tas, 7015, Australia
Alexandra Historical Society
6 Paynes Avenue, Alexandra, Vic, 3714, Australia
Krowathunkooloong
37 Dalmahoy St, Bairnsdale VIC 3875, Australia
Harrietville Historical Society Inc
, Harrietville, Vic, 3741, Australia
Bunyip Historical Society
38 Main Street, Bunyip, Vic, 3815, Australia
Canterbury History Group Inc
, Camberwell, Vic, 3124, Australia
Kinglake Historical Society
, Kinglake, Vic, 3763, Australia
Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (Adelaide Branch)
59 Regent St, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Mid North Coast Maritime Museum
6 William St, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444, Australia
Ryde District Historical Society Inc
770 Victoria Rd, Rye, NSW, 2112, Australia
Berwick Pakenham Historical Society Inc
78 Princes Highway, Pakenham, Vic, 3810, Australia
Sandringham and District Historical Society Inc
, Sandringham, Vic, 3191, Australia
Millthorpe & District Historical Society Inc
37 Park St, Millthorpe, NSW, 2798, Australia
Trentham & District Historical Society Inc.
3 Camp Street, Trentham, Vic, 3458, Australia
Crookwell & District Historical Society
25 Robertson St, Crookwell, NSW, 2583, Australia
Murray Districts Historical Society
2 Henry St, Pinjarra WA 6208, Australia
Deloraine Folk Museum
100 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine, Tas, 7304, Australia
Toowoomba & Darling Downs Family History Society
452 South St, Harristown, Qld, 4350, Australia
Manning Valley Historical Society
12 Farquhar St, Wingham, NSW, 2429, Australia
Goldfields Historical and Arts Society Inc
, Dunolly, Vic, 3472, Australia
Box Hill Historical Society Inc.
27 Bank Street, Box Hill, Vic, 3128, Australia
Chelsea and District Historical Society Inc
, Chelsea, Vic, 3196, Australia
Farina Restoration Group
Along Oodnadatta Track, between Lyndhurst and Marree, Farina, SA, 5733, Australia
Rylstone & District Historical Society
28-30 Louee Street, Rylstone, NSW, 2849, Australia
Australian Jewish Historical Society (NSW)
146 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
Pyramid Hill & District Historical Society Inc
, Pyramid Hill, Vic, 3575, Australia
Mt Horrocks Historical Society
cnr Surrey Lane & Horrocks Highway, Penwortham, SA, 5453, Australia
Genealogy Sunshine Coast
Petrie Park Rd, Nambour, Qld, 4560, Australia
Lutheran Archives
27 Fourth St, Bowden, SA, 5007, Australia
WA Police Historical Society
57 Lincoln St, Highgate, WA, 6003, Australia
Omeo Historical Society Inc
, Omeo, Vic, 3898, Australia
Hotham History Project Inc.
, North Melbourne, Vic, 3051, Australia
Margaret River & Districts Historical Society
Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, WA, 6285, Australia
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Royal Historical Society of Victoria
221-249 A'Beckett St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Daylesford and District Historical Society Inc.
100 Vincent Street, Daylesford, Vic, 3460, Australia
Traralgon and District Historical Society
Warrandyte Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Oakleigh and District Historical Society
Campbelltown Historical Society
Cambelltown Library, 171 Montacute Rd, Newton, SA, 5074, Australia
Don Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Historical Society and Museum
24 Cudgery St, Dorrigo, NSW, , Australia
Hastings-Western Port Historical Society Inc
, Hastings, Vic, 3915, Australia
Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum
100 East Terrace, Nanson WA 6532, Australia
Mount Druitt Historical Society
The Manse, 23 The Avenue, Mount Druitt, NSW, , Australia
Mount Alexander Vintage Engine Club
, Muckleford, Vic, 3451, Australia
Warrnambool and District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Mullimbimby Museum
Cnr Myocum St and Stuart St, , NSW, , Australia
Doncaster & Templestowe Historical Society
, Doncaster East, Vic, 3109, Australia
Horsham Historical Society Inc
, Horsham, Vic, 3400, Australia
Molong Historical Society
20 Riddell St, Molong, NSW, , Australia
Huntly and District's Historical Society Inc.
626 Midland Highway, Huntly, Vic, 3551, Australia
Nambucca District Historical Society
Headland Museum, Liston St, Nambucca Heads, NSW, 2448, Australia
Malvern Historical Society
1553 High St, Glen Iris VIC 3146, Australia
Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society Inc
Lord Baden Powell Drive, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650, Australia
Society of Australian Genealogists Inc
379 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
Gawler National Trust Museum
59 Murray St, Gawler, SA, 5118, Australia
Cape Banks Family History Society Inc
113A Paine St, Maroubra, NSW, , Australia
Woodend and District Heritage Society Inc.
43 Forest Street, Woodend, Vic, 3442, Australia
Redland Museum Foundation
60 Smith St, Cleveland, Qld, 4163, Australia
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Chiltern Athenaeum Trust
Woolmers Foundation Inc
658 Woolmers Ln, Longford, Tas, 7301, Australia
Hawkesbury Historical Society
8 Baker St, Windsor, NSW, 2756, Australia
Eden Killer Whale Museum & Historical Society
184 Imlay St, Eden, NSW, 2551, Australia
Linton and District Historical Society Inc.
71 Glenelg Highway, Linton, Vic, 3360, Australia
Leongatha and District Historical Society Inc.
10 McCartin Street, Leongatha, Vic, 3953, Australia
Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society
Wisemans Ferry Road, Gunderman, NSW, , Australia
Penguin History Group
Penguin Railway Station, 44 Main Rd, Penguin, Tas, 7316, Australia
Wonthaggi & District Historical Society
40 White Road, North Wonthaggi, Vic, 3995, Australia
Warragul & District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Camden Historical Society
40 John St, Camden, NSW, , Australia
Maltese Historical Association (Australia) Inc
, , Vic, , Australia
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
Andrew Ross Museum Inc.
279 Eltham-Yarra Glen Road, Kangaroo Ground, Vic, 3097, Australia
Yallourn North & District Historical Society
Orbost & District Historical Society Inc.
, Orbost, Vic, 3888, Australia
Corop Community Action Group Inc
, Corop, Vic, 3559, Australia
St Helens History Room
61 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tas, 7216, Australia
Tenterfield Railway Preservation Society Inc
Tenterfield Railway Museum, Railway St, Tenterfield, NSW, 2372, Australia
Adelaide Gaol
18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton, SA, 5031, Australia
Queen Victoria Women's Centre
, Dandenong, Vic, 3175, Australia
Rockhampton & District Historical Society
Stapleton Park, North Rockhampton, Qld, 4701, Australia
Gresford District Historical Society
2164 Glendonbrook Rd, Summer Hill, NSW, 2421, Australia
Local History Resource Centre (Ouyen)
, , Vic, , Australia
Anglesea & District Historical Society
5B McMillan Street, Anglesea, Vic, 3230, Australia
Horsham & District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum
5 Railway Tce, Beachport, SA, 5280, Australia
Eltham District Historical Society Inc
728 Main Rd, Eltham VIC 3095, Australia
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Gold Coast Family History Society
Nerang Bicentennial Centre, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
Marysville and District Historical Society Inc.
39 Darwin Street, Marysville, Vic, 3779, Australia
Inverloch Historical Society Inc.
15 Bolding Place, Inverloch, Vic, 3996, Australia
Landsborough Historical Society Inc.
4 Maleny St, Landsborough, Qld, 4550, Australia
Portland Historical Society
, Portland, Vic, 3305, Australia
Australian Workers Heritage Centre
94 Ash St, Barcaldine, Qld, , Australia
Mansfield Historical Society
175 High St, Mansfield, Vic, 3722, Australia
Ballina & District Historical Society
16 Keith Hall Ln S, Keith Hall NSW 2478, Australia
Rail Journeys Museum
Railway Station Werris Creek, Single St, Werris Creek, NSW, 2341, Australia
Southern Downs Steam Railway Assocn
Warwick Railway Station, Lyons St, Qld, 4370, Australia
Kojonup Historical Society Inc
17 Spring St, Kojonup, WA, 6395, Australia
Mortlake and District Historical Society Inc
, , Vic, , Australia
Knox Historical Society Inc
, Ferntree Gully, Vic, 3156, Australia
Glen Eira Historical Society
965 Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield, Vic, 3162, Australia
George Town & District Historical Society Inc
25 Cimitiere St, George Town, Tas, 7253, Australia
Royal Historical Society of Queensland
Margaret River and Districts Historical Society
69 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River WA 6285, Australia
Cleve Agricultural and Folk Museum
Cleve Old Council Chambers, Third st, Cleveland, SA, 5640, Australia
Carnarvon Heritage Group
Annear Pl, Babbage Island, WA, 6701, Australia
Glencoe Branch; National Trust
Corner, Glencoe Road and Woolshed Road, Glencoe, SA, 5291, Australia
Central Highlands Historical Association Inc
, , NSW, , Australia
Uralla Historical Society
McCrossins Mill Museum, Salisbury St, Uralla, NSW, 2358, Australia
Lucindale Historical Society
Railway Terrace, Lucindale, SA, 5272, Australia
Lang Lang & District Historical Society Inc
, Lang Lang, Vic, 3984, Australia
Morven Historical Museum Inc.
53 Albert St, Morven, Qld, 4468, Australia
Echuca Historical Society
National Trust of South Australia
631 Glynburn Road, Beaumont, SA, 5066, Australia
Maldon Museum and Archives Association Inc
93 High Street, Maldon, Vic, 3463, Australia
Singleton Historical Society & Museum Inc
76 Bourke St, Singleton, NSW, 2330, Australia
Nebo Historical Museum
10 Reynolds St, Nebo, Qld, 4742, Australia
Caboolture Family History Research Group Inc
280 Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture, Qld, 4510, Australia
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Balmain Association
The Watch House 179 Darling St, Balmain, NSW, , Australia
Barossa Light Horse Historical Association
889 Williamstown Rd, Williamstown, SA, 5351, Australia
Bright and District Historical Society Inc
, Bright, Vic, 3741, Australia
Cairns & District Historical Society
Derrinallum Lismore Community Association Inc. History Group
46 Main St, Derrinallum VIC 3325, Australia
Bathurst District Historical Society Inc
East Wing, Bathurst Court House, Russel Street, Bathurst, NSW, 2795, Australia
Shepparton Family History Group
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Army Museum of WA
Artillery Barracks Burt St, Fremantle, WA, 6160, Australia
Wycheproof and District Historical Society Inc.
38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic, 3527, Australia
Irwin Districts Historical Society
5 Waldeck St, Dongara, WA, 6525, Australia
Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc
22 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, NSW, , Australia
Mundaring and Hills Historical Society Inc
3060 Jacoby St, Mundaring, WA, 6073, Australia
WA Medical Museum
Railway and Barker Rd, Subiaco, WA, 6008, Australia
Crystal Brook History Group
Old Council Chambers 40 Brandis St, Crystal Brook, SA, 5523, Australia
Moonee Ponds
57 Homer Street, Moonee Ponds, Vic, 3039, Australia
Scone and Upper Hunter Historical Society
43 - 47 Kingdon Street, Scone, NSW, 2337, Australia
History Monash Inc.
3 Atherton Road, Oakleigh, Vic, 3166, Australia
Braidwood & District Historical Society Inc
186 Wallace St, Braidwood, NSW, , Australia
Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc
State Lib. North Tce, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Mechanics Institutes of Victoria Inc
39 Saint Edmonds Road, Prahran, Vic, 3181, Australia
Waverly Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Mulgrave Settlers Museum
60 Gordon St, Gordonvale, Qld, 4856, Australia
Yass & District Historical Society
247A Comur Street, Yass, NSW, 2582, Australia
Goolwa National Trust History Centre
11-13 Porter St, Goolwa, SA, 5214, Australia
Torquay Museum Without Walls
4A Liesbet Cl, Torquay VIC 3228, Australia
Gerringong & District Historical Society
10 Blackwood St, Gerringong, NSW, 2534, Australia
Maclean District Historical Society Inc