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.

Broken Hill Historical Society
Ralph Wallace Research Centre, 165 Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880, Australia
Sutherland Shire Historical Society
25 E Parade, Sutherland, NSW, 2232, Australia
Toowoomba Historical Society
49 Lindsay St, East Toowoomba, Qld, 4350, Australia
Kilmore Historical Society Inc
, Kilmore, Vic, 3764, Australia
Friends of Gallipoli
95 Willis Street, Hampton, Vic, 3188, Australia
Portland Historical Society
, Portland, Vic, 3305, Australia
St George Historical Society
444-446 Princes Hwy, Rockdale, NSW, 2216, Australia
Glamorgan-Spring Bay Historical Society
22 Franklin St, Swansea, Tas, 7190, Australia
Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc
, , Vic, , Australia
Anglesea & District Historical Society
5B McMillan Street, Anglesea, Vic, 3230, Australia
Warragul & District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Ballaarat Astronomical Society Inc
, Mount Pleasant, Vic, 3350, Australia
Torres Strait Museum and Historical Society Association
Green Hill Fort, Thursday Island, Qld, 4875, Australia
Engineers Australia; South Australian Division
108 King William Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Mount Duneed History Group
40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed, Vic, 3217, Australia
Campbelltown Historical Society
Cambelltown Library, 171 Montacute Rd, Newton, SA, 5074, Australia
Barossa Light Horse Historical Association
889 Williamstown Rd, Williamstown, SA, 5351, Australia
Erica and District Historical Society Inc.
1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson, Vic, 3825, Australia
Queenscliffe Historical Museum Inc
, Queenscliff, Vic, 3225, Australia
Thredbo Historical Society
2 Friday Dr, Thredbo, NSW, , Australia
Willoughby District Historical Society
58 Johnson St, Chatswood, NSW, 2067, Australia
Clunes Museum
, , Vic, , Australia
Tasmanian Family History Society (Hobart Branch)
Old Bellerive Post Office, 19 Cambridge Road, Bellerive, Tas, 7018, Australia
Yass & District Historical Society
247A Comur Street, Yass, NSW, 2582, Australia
Bendigo Historical Society Inc.
186 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, Vic, 3550, Australia
Mount Bauple Historical Society
1 Bauple Dr, Bauple, Qld, 4650, Australia
Warrandyte Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
History Trust of South Australia
Torrens Parade Ground, Victoria Drive, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Ararat & District Historical Society
48 Queen St, Ararat, Vic, 3377, Australia
Kastellorizian Association of Victoria
248-250 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Vic, 3205, Australia
Nepean Historical Society and Sorrento Museum
, Sorrento, Vic, 3943, Australia
Prahran Mechanics' Institute
39 Saint Edmonds Road, Prahran, Vic, 3181, Australia
Tatura Immigration and Wartime Camps Museum
Preston Historical Society
266 Gower Street, Preston, Vic, 3072, Australia
Woolmers Foundation Inc
658 Woolmers Ln, Longford, Tas, 7301, Australia
Wyndham Historical Society Museum
Harbour Rd, Wyndham WA 6740, Australia
Chelsea & District Historical Society
Hotham History Project Inc.
, North Melbourne, Vic, 3051, Australia
Mount Victoria and District Historical Society Inc
35A Station St, Mt Victoria, NSW, 2786, Australia
Uralla Historical Society
McCrossins Mill Museum, Salisbury St, Uralla, NSW, 2358, Australia
Wycheproof and District Historical Society Inc.
38 High Street, Wycheproof, Vic, 3527, Australia
Gold Coast Family History Society
Nerang Bicentennial Centre, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
Charlton Golden Grains Museum Inc
, Charlton, Vic, 3525, Australia
City of Canada Bay Heritage Society
1 Bent St, Concord, NSW, 2137, Australia
Douglas Shire Historical Society
25 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Eacham Historical Society
5 Elizabeth St, Malanda, Qld, 4885, Australia
Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association
Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, Moonah, Tas, 7009, Australia
Cairns & District Historical Society
Australian Museum of Clothing
73 Church Street, Maitland, NSW, , Australia
Kew Historical Society Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
East Gippsland Historical Society Inc
, Bairnsdale, Vic, 3875, Australia
Yarra Glen & District Historical Society
Balmain Association
The Watch House 179 Darling St, Balmain, NSW, , Australia
Chelsea and District Historical Society Inc
, Chelsea, Vic, 3196, Australia
Bendigo Chinese Association Golden Dragon Museum
, , Vic, , Australia
Phillip Island and District Historical Society Inc
, Cowes, Vic, 3922, Australia
Buninyong and District Historical Society Inc
313 Learmonth St, Buninyong, Vic, 3357, Australia
Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc
Wodonga Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Manning Valley Historical Society
12 Farquhar St, Wingham, NSW, 2429, Australia
Bathurst District Historical Society Inc
East Wing, Bathurst Court House, Russel Street, Bathurst, NSW, 2795, Australia
Marysville and District Historical Society Inc.
39 Darwin Street, Marysville, Vic, 3779, Australia
Nepean Historical Society
Windsor & Districts Historical Society
3 Palmer St, Windsor, Qld, 4030, Australia
Inglewood Historical Society
Mt Rouse & District Historical Society
, Penshurst, Vic, 3289, Australia
National Trust of Australia - Northern Territory Branch
Audit House at Myilly Point Heritage Precinct: 2 Burnett Place, Larrakeyah , NT, 820, Australia
Windellama Historical Society
3444 Oallen Ford Rd, Windellama, NSW, 2580, Australia
Pyramid Hill & District Historical Society Inc
, Pyramid Hill, Vic, 3575, Australia
Adelaide Hills Motor Restorers Club
Von Doussa Clubrooms, Corner Cameron St and Druids Ave, Mount Barker, SA, 5251, Australia
Wauchope Historical Society Inc
2325 Oxley Hwy, Wauchope, NSW, 2446, Australia
WA Police Historical Society
57 Lincoln St, Highgate, WA, 6003, Australia
The Oaks Historical Society & Museum
43 Edward St, The Oaks, NSW, , Australia
Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee Inc
Macarthur Street, East Melbourne, Vic, 3002, Australia
Dromana and District Historical Society Inc
, Dromana, Vic, 3936, Australia
Samford & District Historical Museum Society Inc
21 Station St, Samford, Qld, 4520, Australia
WA Medical Museum
Railway and Barker Rd, Subiaco, WA, 6008, Australia
Blue Mountains Association of Cultural Heritage Organisations
1/19 Stypandra Place, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia
St Kilda Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Woodend and District Heritage Society Inc.
43 Forest Street, Woodend, Vic, 3442, Australia
Brighton Cemetorians Inc
Little River Historical Society Inc
, Little River, Vic, 3211, Australia
Australian Railway Historical Society (VIC DIV)
, , Vic, , Australia
Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society
118 Urana Street, Jindera, NSW, , Australia
Historical Re-Enactment Society of Australia
Shepparton Family History Group
Bunker Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW, , Australia
Bunyip Historical Society
38 Main Street, Bunyip, Vic, 3815, Australia
Carnamah Historical Soc. Inc
10 Macpherson St, Carnamah, WA, 6517, Australia
Cressy & District History Group Inc
, Cressy, Vic, 3322, Australia
Historical Society of the Northern Territory
16 Charlton Ct, Woolner NT 0820, Australia
Flinders District Historical Society
Enoggera & Districts Historical Society
Enoggera Memorial Hall
Warrnambool and District Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Moruya and District Historical Society Inc
85 Campbell St, Moruya, NSW, 2537, Australia
Camden Haven Historical Society
58 Bold St, Laurieton NSW 2443, Australia
Carlton Community History Group Inc
, Carlton North, Vic, 3054, Australia
Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery
Mays Hill Cemetery, Steele St, Mays Hill, NSW, 2145, Australia
Evandale History Society Inc
Evandale Community and Tourism Centre 18 High Street, Evandale, Tas, 7212, Australia
Port of Yamba Historical Society
Yamba Museum, River St, Yamba, NSW, 2464, Australia
Linton and District Historical Society Inc.
71 Glenelg Highway, Linton, Vic, 3360, Australia
Australian Friends of SS Great Britain Inc
221-249 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, Vic, 3000, Australia
Romsey Lancefield & Districts Historical Society Inc
, Nulla Vale, Vic, 3435, Australia
Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc
State Lib. North Tce, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Morpeth Museum
123 Swan St, Morpeth, NSW, , Australia
Mullimbimby Museum
Cnr Myocum St and Stuart St, , NSW, , Australia
Dandenong and District Historical Society Inc
, Dandenong, Vic, 3175, Australia
Springwood Historical Society Inc
17 Tusculum Rd, Valley Heights, NSW, 2777, Australia
Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group
3 Ann St, Salisbury, SA, 5108, Australia
Young Historical Society
2 Campbell St, Young, NSW, 2594, Australia
Horsham Historical Society Inc
, Horsham, Vic, 3400, Australia
Civil Aviation Historical Society Inc
, , Vic, , Australia
Eaglehawk Heritage Society
Friends of PS Oscar W
The Wharf, Cutting Rd, Goolwa, SA, 5214, Australia
Local History Resource Centre (Ouyen)
, , Vic, , Australia
Cleve Agricultural and Folk Museum
Cleve Old Council Chambers, Third st, Cleveland, SA, 5640, Australia
Friends of Woodlands Historic Park
, , Vic, , Australia
Craigieburn Historical Interest Group
, Craigieburn, Vic, 3064, Australia
Mount Druitt Historical Society
The Manse, 23 The Avenue, Mount Druitt, NSW, , Australia
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
West St, Beaconsfield, Tas, 7270, Australia
Nepean District Historical Society
Cnr Great Western Hwy & Gardenia Ave, Emu Plains, NSW, , Australia
Katanning Historical Society
Corner of Taylor St, Amabel St, and Richardson ST, Katanning, WA, , Australia
Uki & South Arm Historical Society
1462A Kyogle Road, Tweed, NSW, , Australia
Carisbrook Historical Society
Inglewood and District Historical Society Inc
, Inglewood, Vic, 3517, Australia
Mallacoota & District Historical Society
Airport Road, Mallacoota, Vic, 3892, Australia
Fawcett mechanics Institute Reserve Committee of management inc
, Fawcett, Vic, 3714, Australia
Gawler National Trust Museum
59 Murray St, Gawler, SA, 5118, Australia
Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc
, Maldon, Vic, 3463, Australia
Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc
22 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, NSW, , Australia
Hillgrove Rural Life & Industry Museu
Scouler St, Hillgrove, NSW, 2350, Australia
Springvale and District Historical Society
Naval Historical Society of Australia
Legacy House, 33 Geils Court, Deakin, ACT, 2600, Australia
Cornish Association of Victoria Inc
, Blackburn South, Vic, 3130, Australia
Harry Hawker Pioneer Aviator Society Inc
, Moorabbin, Vic, 3189, Australia
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc
, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
Paynesville Maritime Museum Inc
, Paynesville, Vic, 3880, Australia
Griffith Genealogical & Historical Society Inc
Tranter Place, Griffith, NSW, 2680, Australia
Sandringham and District Historical Society Inc
, Sandringham, Vic, 3191, Australia
Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc
6/48 May St, Bayswater, WA, 6053, Australia
Friends of Cornish Hill Inc
22 Orford Street, Daylesford, Vic, 3460, Australia
Edenhope and District Historical Society Inc.
177 Elizabeth Street, Edenhope, Vic, 3318, Australia
Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group
17 Emerald St, Cooroy, Qld, , Australia
Eden Killer Whale Museum & Historical Society
184 Imlay St, Eden, NSW, 2551, Australia
St John Museum
26 Esplanade, Williamstown, Vic, 3016, Australia
Port Stephens Historical Society
20 Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay, NSW, 2317, Australia
Casterton and District Historical Society Inc
, Casterton, Vic, 3311, Australia
Bendigo Historical Society
, , Vic, , Australia
Camberwell Historical Society Inc.
25 Inglesby Road, Camberwell, Vic, 3124, Australia
Brush Farm Historical Society
19 Lawson St, Eastwood, NSW, 2122, Australia
Rosewood Scrub Historical Society
73 Edmond St, Marbug, Qld, , Australia
Balwyn Historical Society Inc.
41 Talbot Avenue, Balwyn, Vic, 3103, Australia
Cape Banks Family History Society Inc
113A Paine St, Maroubra, NSW, , Australia
Nebo Historical Museum
10 Reynolds St, Nebo, Qld, 4742, Australia
Braidwood & District Historical Society Inc
186 Wallace St, Braidwood, NSW, , Australia
University of South Australia; The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre
61-73 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Botany Bay Family History Society Inc
184 Gannons Rd, South Caringbah, NSW, , Australia
Denmark Historical Society
16 Mitchell St, Denmark, WA, 6333, Australia
Koroit & District Historical Society
Historical Society of South Australia
Burnside City Uniting Church, 384 Portrush Road, Tusmore, SA, , Australia
Echunga District Historical Society
Echunga Institute, Adelaide Rd, Echunga, SA, 5153, Australia
Paterson Historical Society Inc
3 Lexington Pde, Adamstown Heights, NSW, , Australia
Central Highlands Historical Association Inc
, , NSW, , Australia
Balmoral Historical Society
35 Glendinning Street, Balmoral, Vic, 3407, Australia
Nillumbik Historical Society Inc
, Diamond Creek, Vic, 3089, Australia
Ashfield & District Historical Society
40 Arthur Street, Ashfield, NSW, , Australia
Allora & District Historical Society
27 Drayton St, Allora, Qld, , Australia
Harrietville Historical Society Inc
, Harrietville, Vic, 3741, Australia
Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum
100 East Terrace, Nanson WA 6532, Australia
Hawkesbury Historical Society
8 Baker St, Windsor, NSW, 2756, Australia