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.

Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place
96 Kentucky St, Armidale NSW 2350, Australia
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
Adelaide Gaol
18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton, SA, 5031, Australia
Adelaide Hills Motor Restorers Club
Von Doussa Clubrooms, Corner Cameron St and Druids Ave, Mount Barker, SA, 5251, Australia
Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group
3 Ann St, Salisbury, SA, 5108, 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
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Army Museum of WA
Artillery Barracks Burt St, Fremantle, WA, 6160, 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 Fleet Air Arm Museum
489A Albatross Rd, Nowra Hill, Nowra Hill, NSW, 2540, 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 Museum of Clothing
73 Church Street, Maitland, NSW, , 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 Workers Heritage Centre
94 Ash St, Barcaldine, Qld, , 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 & District Genealogical Society Inc
Ballarat Historical Society Inc.
, Golden Point, Vic, 3350, Australia
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Balmain Association
The Watch House 179 Darling St, Balmain, NSW, , 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
Barossa Museum
47 Murray St, Tanunda, SA, 5352, Australia
Bass Strait Maritime Centre (Devonport)
6 Gloucester Ave, Devonport, Tas, 7310, 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
Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum
5 Railway Tce, Beachport, SA, 5280, Australia
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
West St, Beaconsfield, Tas, 7270, 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 Chinese Association Golden Dragon Museum
, , Vic, , 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
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
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 Cemetorians Inc
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
Broken Hill Historical Society
Ralph Wallace Research Centre, 165 Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880, 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 Genealogical Association Inc.
Kendalls Rd, Bundaberg, Qld, 4670, 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
Bunker Cartoon Gallery
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW, , 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
Caboolture Family History Research Group Inc
280 Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture, Qld, 4510, Australia
Cairns & District Family History Society
271 Gatton St, Westcourt, Qld, , Australia
Cairns & District Historical Society
Caloundra Family History
207 Pierce Ave, Bells Creek QLD 4551, Australia
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
Canberra and District Historical Society
Curtin Shopping Centre, Curtin, ACT, 2605, 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
Carnarvon Heritage Group
Annear Pl, Babbage Island, WA, 6701, 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
Central Qld Family History Association
16 Highway St, North Rockhampton, Qld, 4701, 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
Circular Head Heritage Centre
8A King St, Smithton, Tas, 7330, Australia
City of Canada Bay Heritage Society
1 Bent St, Concord, NSW, 2137, 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 National Trust Museum
Corner Neagles Rock Rd & Victoria Rd, Clare, SA, 5453, Australia
Clare Regional History Group
229 Main North Rd, Clare, SA, 5453, Australia
Clarence River Historical Society
190 Fitzroy St, Grafton, NSW, 2460, Australia
Cleve Agricultural and Folk Museum
Cleve Old Council Chambers, Third st, Cleveland, SA, 5640, Australia
Clunes Museum
, , Vic, , Australia
Coal River Valley Historical Society
18 Bridge St, Richmond, Tas, 7025, Australia
Cobdogla Irrigation Museum
Trussell Tce, Barmera, SA, 5345, 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
Deloraine Folk Museum
100 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine, Tas, 7304, 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