MORUYA and District Historical Society


Throughout history chairs have symbolized the life and times of their users. Like any work of art, we can learn about the culture they came from by looking at how they were made, who made them, and their style. What was important at the time?  Who were they made for? What space did they used to inhabit? Our exhibition will feature chairs from our collection. The history of the chairs combined with… Read More

This exhibition celebrates International Women’s Day by exploring the changes in the way women are portrayed in photography from the 19th Century to the present day. The first photos are mostly of women defined by their roles as daughters or wives of men and/or mothers of children, whereas modern images portray active confident women taking their own place in the world.The exhibition is a collaboration with members of the Eurobodalla Photographic Club.  

A beautiful exhibition of dolls is being held at the Moruya Museum during January. Dolls featured range from ones from the late 1800s through to the more recent Barbies. The museum is open daily from 10 am to noon throughout January except for public holidays. This is a great holiday exhibition for children (free entry for children).  

Inside Our Collection – The Letter Book One of the most intriguing and fragile objects now on display in our current exhibition Milk – The River of Life is a letter copying book dating from 1881. The book is a hard bound volume with a tan leather spine that is inscribed “letter book” The book has a blue green fabric cover.   Inside the book is an index and numbered pages of Japanese tissue… Read More