• Sifting Through Sand
    Sifting Through Sand
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    Yamba’s Pippi Beach is a big open beach ideal for long walks, surfing and fishing. At low tide the odd Pippi shellfish can be seen, but not as many as there were before sand mining and overharvesting in the mid 1900s. In almost every decade of the twentieth century sand mining has occurred along the…

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

Opening Hours

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis
The museum opening hours for 2021 are:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
10am - 4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday
2pm - 4.30pm

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