As part of Remembrance Day 2017, local military enthusiast Gary Traynor led a large  and very successful tour of the concrete bunkers built during World War 2 by the RAAF as part of the coastal defence system against Japanese and German invasion…. Read More

Come along to the Moruya Museum this Friday evening for the official opening of our exhibition  MORUYA UNDRESSED. See our extensive collection of camisoles, combinations (some crotchless) and corsets. If every picture tells a thousand stories, then these undergarments tell many times… Read More

Take a glimpse into the history of domestic interiors and artefacts of houses in the Eurobodalla. This wonderful exhibition uses the collection from the historical Presbyterian Manse in Moruya, and  MDHS historical collections as a touch-stone to rediscover the domestic life of… Read More

 Editor’s note: This article, written by Anne McDougall, provides a family perspective on the events of almost exactly 150 years ago by shining some new light on Tom Connell, one of the bushrangers in this exciting colonial tale of gold, bushrangers, troopers… Read More

I myself have 12 hats, and each one represents a different personality. Why just be yourself? Margaret Atwood Do you know the difference between a cloche and a toque? What did women do to their cloches to show that they were single… Read More

Moruya and District Historical Society is proud to announce the showing of six documentary films detailing the lives of five servicemen and one Nursing Sister from our local region, who served their country during the Great War. These films will be shown… Read More

Don’t forget to Scan Your Clan – or just your Nan – at Moruya and District Historical Society this Saturday. Simply bring those precious old family photos and a memory stick and we will scan the the photos onto the stick for… Read More

Make sure you attend this vital meeting and have a real say in the future direction of the Moruya and District Historical Society. Annual General Meeting date: Wednesday, 13 August Time: 10 am Venue: Meeting Room (at the back of the museum)… Read More

The AGM of our society is at 10am on Wednesday 14 August. The meeting will be held in the meeting room behind the museum. Prior to the meeting we will have a brief presentation by Christine Greig Adams on Moruya Granite Quarry… Read More

The Moruya and District Historical Museum is located at 85 Campbell Street Moruya in an 1875 heritage-listed terrace house built by Abraham Emmott, an early settler to the area. Emmott, a migrant from Yorkshire, reached Moruya in 1859 and set up a… Read More