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  • Research
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    The Society provides a service for the general public to research enquiries into the history of people, places or events relevant to the Yamba area. Our Research Officer, John MacNamara has won a Royal Australian History Society Acheivement Award for his research work and publications for the Society.

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  • One Stop Research Shop
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    The Research Shop presentation and data base was developed by the Museum’s volunteers so you can undertake your own research using the Museum’s many resources. Information about the history of Yamba and its surrounds is included in scrapbooks, photo albums, government publications, newspaper articles, periodical and general books. Navigating the easy to use “Shop” you…

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  • Billy’s gone fishin…
    Billy’s gone fishin…
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    On display in the Yamba Museum is a recently restored 13ft wooden skiff, built in the early 1900s by Billy Black, a well known local boatbuilder. It remains representative of the many small boats plying the Clarence at the end of the 19th Century, one of very few examples remaining today. This exhibition took visitors…

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  • Town, Plans & Pioneers
    Town, Plans & Pioneers
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    This exhibition told the story of the establishment of Yamba when it was first surveyed and settled by its first citizens. The display of maps, surveyor’s equipment and photographs depicted the hardships endured by both government surveyors and those pioneers who chose to live here and to develop the town of Yamba. A more comprehensive…

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  • Research Fees
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    Museum entry: $3.00 Local non-profit voluntary organisations: No charge Friends of the Yamba Museum: No charge School Assignment assistance from our Education Officer- No charge Adults researching a project with minimal advice: $10.00 Family history research: $10.00 Extra charges for all photocopying and printing of photographs will apply Plus hourly charge for any work carried out by Research Officer or Members

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Contact

Yamba Museum
River Street, Yamba
PO Box 100 Yamba NSW 2464
02 6646 1399
yambamuseumnsw@gmail.com

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Thursday: 10am - 4:30pm
Weekends: 2pm - 4:30pm
Or by special appointment
Mondays and Fridays: Closed

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