• Shipwrecked
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    Rusting bones of old ships are an important part of our maritime heritage. Shrouded in the depths of the unknown they not only offer clues of a tragic event but stories of bravery and self-sacrifice. From the first days of European settlement of this region, ships were the main, if not only, means of transport….

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  • Fire Finally Claims Yamba Hotel
    Fire Finally Claims Yamba Hotel
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    This two-storey timber hotel was built in 1884 for Robert Muirhead, a Grafton tobacconist. It stood facing Yamba Bay and opposite the public wharf. It comprised three distinct buildings: the main two-storey building with eleven bedrooms was on the side facing the river and the other two sides were a billiard room, and a two-storey…

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  • Women of Yulgilbar
    Women of Yulgilbar
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    Women of Yulgilbar exhibition celebrates the lives of seven women associated with the Clarence River historic cattle station, Yulgilbar.  The display of fine portraits and personal items showcase their extraordinary influence and character these women have brought to the advancement of human rights, science, agriculture and sport. Yamba Museum – The Old Kirk May 1st…

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  • Clarence River Women of Arts (1821- 1876)
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    Clarence River Women of the Arts is a celebration of 60 female Clarence River artisans across an eclectic range of genres: sculpture, glass, metal, film, photography, mixed media, writing, poetry, oils, watercolours and acrylics. Featuring alongside current local artists will be 10 works from colonial women including the original artwork of Lillian Chauvel, the first…

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  • Row Row Row Your Boat
    Row Row Row Your Boat
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    Romanticism has often been associated with steamboats and sailing ships. By doing so, this notion has tended to overshadow small working boats such as the clinker skiff. The clinker skiff design dates back centuries. It refers to any small flat bottom craft with a sharp bow and square stern. Displayed inside the Yamba Museum rests…

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Yamba Museum
River Street, Yamba
PO Box 100 Yamba NSW 2464
02 6646 1399

Opening Hours

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

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