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.

Caboolture Family History Research Group Inc
280 Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture, Qld, 4510, Australia
Bacchus Marsh & District Historical Society Inc.
215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Vic, 3340, Australia
Civil Aviation Historical Society Inc
, , Vic, , Australia
Port Stephens Historical Society
20 Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay, NSW, 2317, Australia
37 Dalmahoy St, Bairnsdale VIC 3875, Australia
Inglewood and District Historical Society Inc
, Inglewood, Vic, 3517, Australia
St Andrews and Queenstown Historical Society Inc
Red Cliffs & District Historical Society
Peppin Heritage Centre
Cnr George St and Napier St, Deniliquin, NSW, , Australia
Griffith Genealogical & Historical Society Inc
Tranter Place, Griffith, NSW, 2680, Australia
Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (Adelaide Branch)
59 Regent St, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Inverloch Historical Society Inc.
15 Bolding Place, Inverloch, Vic, 3996, Australia
Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society
118 Urana Street, Jindera, NSW, , Australia
Kew Historical Society Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
Mudgee Historical Society
126 Market St, Mudgee, NSW, , Australia
Bundaberg Genealogical Association Inc.
Kendalls Rd, Bundaberg, Qld, 4670, Australia
Cessnock District Historical and Family History Society Inc
65-67 Vincent St, Cessnock, NSW, 2325, Australia
Australian Railway Historical Society Victorian Division Inc.
27 Champion Road, Williamstown North, Vic, 3016, Australia
Flinders District Historical Society
Omeo Historical Society Inc
, Omeo, Vic, 3898, Australia
Bruny Island Historical Society
3895 Bruny Island Main Rd, Alonnah, Tas, 7150, Australia
Pioneers Association of South Australia Inc
Basement Stafford House, 23-25 Leigh St, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Learmonth and District Historical Society Inc
, Learmonth, Vic, 3352, Australia
Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens
, Dandenong, Vic, 3175, Australia
Bunker Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW, , Australia
Cornish Association of Victoria Inc
, Blackburn South, Vic, 3130, Australia
Capricorn Coast Historical Society
Yeppoon Town Hall & Paint Pot Gallery, 25-27 Normanby St, Yeppoon QLD 4703, Australia
Winchelsea and District Historical Society
Rockingham & District Historical Society Inc
Cnr Flinders Lane & Kent St, Rockinham Beach, WA, 6968, Australia
Burnside Historical Society
Burnside Community Centre, corner of Greenhill and Portrush Roads, Burnside, SA, 5066, Australia
History Council of Victoria
, Melbourne, Vic, , Australia
Waverly Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Theatre Heritage Australia Inc.
29 Northumberland Street, Collingwood, Vic, 3066, Australia
Katandra and District History Group Inc.
200 Creighton Road, Katandra West, Vic, 3634, Australia
Horsham Historical Society Inc
, Horsham, Vic, 3400, Australia
Mt Rouse & District Historical Society
, Penshurst, Vic, 3289, Australia
Friends of Sandy and the Australian Light Horse
, , ACT, , Australia
Burnie Historical Society
Burnie Regional Museum, Little Alexander St, Burnie, Tas, 7320, Australia
Australian Fleet Air Arm Museum
489A Albatross Rd, Nowra Hill, Nowra Hill, NSW, 2540, Australia
Jarrahdale Heritage Society Inc
631 Jarrahdale Rd, Jarrahdale, WA, 6124, Australia
Friends of Woodlands Historic Park
, , Vic, , Australia
Denmark Historical Society
16 Mitchell St, Denmark, WA, 6333, Australia
Gerringong & District Historical Society
10 Blackwood St, Gerringong, NSW, 2534, Australia
Healesville and District Historical Society Inc
110 River Street, Healesville, Vic, 3777, Australia
Australian Garden History Society
Gate Lodge, 100 Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
Echunga District Historical Society
Echunga Institute, Adelaide Rd, Echunga, SA, 5153, Australia
Queensland Maritime Museum Association
412 Stanley St, South Brisbane, Qld, 4101, Australia
Shepparton Family History Group
St Helens History Room
61 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tas, 7216, Australia
Sandringham and District Historical Society Inc
, Sandringham, Vic, 3191, Australia
Warrandyte Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Hawthorn Historical Society Inc.
9 Swinburne Avenue, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia
Cobdogla Irrigation Museum
Trussell Tce, Barmera, SA, 5345, Australia
Naval Historical Society of Australia
Legacy House, 33 Geils Court, Deakin, ACT, 2600, Australia
Prahran Historical and Arts Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Heathcote McIvor Historical Society
Anglesea & District Historical Society
5B McMillan Street, Anglesea, Vic, 3230, Australia
Murchison and District Historical Society Inc
, Murchison, Vic, 3610, Australia
Sandgate & District Historical Society & Museum Inc.
150 Rainbow St, Sandgate, Qld, 4017, Australia
German Australian Connections Network
University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Yarrawonga Mulwala Historical Society Inc.
151 Melbourne Street, Mulwala, NSW, 2647, Australia
Lakes Entrance Regional Historical Society Inc
, Lakes Entrance, Vic, 3909, Australia
Henry Lawson Society of NSW
147 Mayne Street, Gulong, NSW, 2852, Australia
Society of Australian Genealogists Inc
379 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
WA Police Historical Society
57 Lincoln St, Highgate, WA, 6003, Australia
Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory
84 Smith St, Darwin City, NT, 800, Australia
Kerang Historical Society Inc
17 Museum Drive, Kerang, Vic, 3579, Australia
Kununurra Historical Society
72 Coolibah Dr, Kununurra, WA, 6743, Australia
Hastings-Western Port Historical Society Inc
, Hastings, Vic, 3915, Australia
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
St John Museum
26 Esplanade, Williamstown, Vic, 3016, Australia
Morpeth Museum
123 Swan St, Morpeth, NSW, , Australia
Yarra Glen & District Historical Society
St George Historical Society
444-446 Princes Hwy, Rockdale, NSW, 2216, Australia
Hawkesbury Regional Museum
8 Baker St, Windsor, NSW, 2756, Australia
Mosman Historical Society
Mosman Library, 605 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088, Australia
Cinema & Theatre Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Hillgrove Rural Life & Industry Museu
Scouler St, Hillgrove, NSW, 2350, Australia
Brinkworth Historical Reserve Museum
Lot 1 Main St, Brinkworth, SA, 5464, Australia
Brisbane Water Historical Society Inc
25/27 Henry Kendall St, West Gosford, NSW, 2250, Australia
Nepean Historical Society
Orbost & District Historical Society Inc.
, Orbost, Vic, 3888, Australia
Bute History Group
Old ANZ Building, High St, Bute, SA, 5560, Australia
Eden Killer Whale Museum & Historical Society
184 Imlay St, Eden, NSW, 2551, Australia
Queensland Family History Society
58 Bellevue Ave, Gaythorne, Qld, 4051, Australia
Mount Morgan Historical Museum
87 Morgan St, Mount Morgan, Qld, , Australia
Brighton Cemetorians Inc
Raymond Terrace and District Historical Society
1 Sketchley St, Raymond, NSW, 2324, Australia
Berwick Pakenham Historical Society Inc
78 Princes Highway, Pakenham, Vic, 3810, Australia
Harry Hawker Pioneer Aviator Society Inc
, Moorabbin, Vic, 3189, Australia
Dingley Village and District Historical Society
, Dingley Village, Vic, 3172, Australia
Baptist Historical Society of NSW
Faculty Lounge Morling College 120 Herring st, Macquarie Park, NSW, , Australia
Friends of Gallipoli
95 Willis Street, Hampton, Vic, 3188, Australia
Eltham District Historical Society Inc
728 Main Rd, Eltham VIC 3095, Australia
Oatlands District Historical Society Inc
107 High St, Oatlands, Tas, 7120, Australia
Military Historical Society of Australia - Victoria Branch
Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group
3 Ann St, Salisbury, SA, 5108, Australia
Uki & South Arm Historical Society
1462A Kyogle Road, Tweed, NSW, , Australia
Hamilton History Centre Inc
43 Gray Street, Hamilton, Vic, 3300, Australia
Friends of Lutheran Archives Inc
197 Archer St, North Adelaide, SA, 5006, Australia
Glamorgan-Spring Bay Historical Society
22 Franklin St, Swansea, Tas, 7190, Australia
Maldon Museum and Archives Association Inc
93 High Street, Maldon, Vic, 3463, Australia
Penguin History Group
Penguin Railway Station, 44 Main Rd, Penguin, Tas, 7316, Australia
Channel Historical & Folk Museum Association
1755 Channel Hwy, Margate, Tas, 7054, Australia
Yarrambat Historical Society
722 Yan Yean Road, Yarrambat, Vic, 3091, Australia
Gold Coast Family History Society
Nerang Bicentennial Centre, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
Bundaberg Railway Historical Society
28 Station St, North Bundaberg, Qld, , Australia
Prahran Mechanics' Institute
39 Saint Edmonds Road, Prahran, Vic, 3181, Australia
Malmsbury Historical Society Inc.
71 Mollison Street, Malmsbury, Vic, 3446, Australia
Newstead and District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Uralla Historical Society
McCrossins Mill Museum, Salisbury St, Uralla, NSW, 2358, Australia
Lucindale Historical Society
Railway Terrace, Lucindale, SA, 5272, Australia
Westbury Historical Society
28 Lyall St, Wesbury, Tas, 7303, Australia
Mundaring and Hills Historical Society Inc
3060 Jacoby St, Mundaring, WA, 6073, Australia
Port of Yamba Historical Society
Yamba Museum, River St, Yamba, NSW, 2464, Australia
Korumburra and District Historical Society Inc
18 King Street, Korumburra, Vic, 3950, Australia
Gresford District Historical Society
2164 Glendonbrook Rd, Summer Hill, NSW, 2421, Australia
Furneax Historical Research Association
8 Fowler Road, Emita, Tas, 7255, Australia
Engineers Australia; South Australian Division
108 King William Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Harcourt Valley Heritage & Tourist Centre Inc.
7 High Street, Harcourt, Vic, 3453, Australia
Richmond River Historical Society
165 Molesworth St, Lismore, NSW, 2480, Australia
Lindisfarne Historical Society
Wellington Rd, Lindisfarn, Tas, 7015, Australia
Fawcett mechanics Institute Reserve Committee of management inc
, Fawcett, Vic, 3714, Australia
Erica and District Historical Society Inc.
1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson, Vic, 3825, Australia
Whitehorse Historical Society Inc
Terang and District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Civil Aviation Historical Society
, Essendon Fields, Vic, 3041, Australia
Morven Historical Museum Inc.
53 Albert St, Morven, Qld, 4468, Australia
Wycheproof and District Historical Society Inc.
38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic, 3527, Australia
Clare Regional History Group
229 Main North Rd, Clare, SA, 5453, Australia
Rye Historical Society Inc
, Rye, Vic, 3941, Australia
Maffra and District Historical Society Inc
, Maffra, Vic, 3860, Australia
Australian Railway Historical Society (VIC DIV)
, , Vic, , Australia
Young Historical Society
2 Campbell St, Young, NSW, 2594, Australia
Friends of Cheltenham and Regional Cemeteries Inc
, Cheltenham, Vic, 3192, Australia
Sandy Bay Historical Society
410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay, Tas, 7005, Australia
Don Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Historical Society and Museum
24 Cudgery St, Dorrigo, NSW, , Australia
Stratford Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Blue Mountains Family History Society
Blue Mountains Ciety Library, Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia
Clarence River Historical Society
190 Fitzroy St, Grafton, NSW, 2460, Australia
Heidelberg Historical Society Inc
, Heidelberg, Vic, 3084, Australia
Local History Resource Centre (Ouyen)
, , Vic, , Australia
Ashfield & District Historical Society
40 Arthur Street, Ashfield, NSW, , Australia
MacArthur Museum Brisbane
MacArthur Chambers
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
West St, Beaconsfield, Tas, 7270, Australia
Lang Lang & District Historical Society Inc
, Lang Lang, Vic, 3984, Australia
Broken Hill Historical Society
Ralph Wallace Research Centre, 165 Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880, Australia
Italian Historical Society - COASIT
Museum of Printing at NERAM
106-114 Kentucky St, Armidale, NSW, 2350, Australia
WA Medical Museum
Railway and Barker Rd, Subiaco, WA, 6008, Australia
Myrtleford and District Historical Society Inc
, Myrtleford, Vic, 3737, Australia
Lutheran Archives
27 Fourth St, Bowden, SA, 5007, Australia
Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc
, Maldon, Vic, 3463, Australia
NSW Australian Football History Society
Clunes Museum
, , Vic, , Australia
East Gippsland Family History Group Inc
, Bairnsdale, Vic, 3875, Australia
Springwood Historical Society Inc
17 Tusculum Rd, Valley Heights, NSW, 2777, Australia
East Torrens Historical Society
1 Crescent Dr, Norton Summit, SA, 5136, Australia
Carnamah Historical Soc. Inc
10 Macpherson St, Carnamah, WA, 6517, Australia
Barossa Light Horse Historical Association
889 Williamstown Rd, Williamstown, SA, 5351, Australia
Tamworth Historical Society
142 Denison Street, Tamworth, NSW, 2340, Australia
Lady Denman Heritage Complex Huskisson Inc
Cnr Woollamia Rd & Dent St, Huskisson, NSW, 2540, Australia
Springvale and District Historical Society
Mount Evelyn History Group
, Mount Evelyn, Vic, 3796, Australia
Molong Historical Society
20 Riddell St, Molong, NSW, , Australia
Yallourn North & District Historical Society
Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc
State Lib. North Tce, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Murtoa and District Historical Society & Community Museum Inc
1 Comyn Street, Murtoa, Vic, 3390, Australia
Paddington Society
250 Oxford St, Paddington, NSW, 2021, Australia
Castlemaine Historical Society