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  • Its about time . . .

    Its about time . . .

    Exhibition at the Museum 15 Oct 2022 – 31 Jan 2023 The measurement of time has always been essential to human civilization – but never more than today. Without clocks we would not have the mechanised society we enjoy. On display are clocks and other timepieces from the 19th and 20th centuries.  They range in […]

  • Moruya Stories

    Moruya Stories

    Moruya’s history told through the people and businesses that shaped the community – Mylott’s Bakery, Emmott’s store, and Dr Boot.  Jean Gilmore’s snake vertebrae necklace and the pretty brooch made from fish scales show a creative approach to using available resources. And the Fiesta Theatre’s ‘cuddle seat’ give a sense of what makes Moruya special. […]

  • Stonemason’s Lathe

    Stonemason’s Lathe

    Ongoing Exhibit: Outdoor Display The Abernethy Stonemason’s Lathe is a rare surviving piece of Victorian-era machinery, possibly unique outside Europe. It now resides in a purpose-built shed next to the Moruya Museum. This is a story of a unique example of 19th century technology, and a community that fought to preserve it. The huge twin […]