Armidale Folk Museum
Tracing its origins back to 1933 the Armidale Folk Museum is housed in the magnificent 1863 Armidale Literary Institute and explores the history of the region.A wide range of exhibits show everyday life and work in the past and the citizen’s solemn sacrifice in times of war.Permanent displays provide a glimpse into how the region was settled in the 1840s and its development into a thriving agricultural area and provider of education. A changing program of diverse exhibitions and events tells stories significant to the community.Visitors marvel at the White family's large English coach, used by the State Governor during his tour of Armidale more than a century ago. A wide range of exhibits shows everyday life and work in the past and the citizen's solemn sacrifice in times of war.From the humble child's doll carved in wood by her settler father to the grand Buchanan Silver Tea service, presented by grateful citizens in 1879, the museum has something for everyone.
Disabled access available, contact operator for details.