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Local military enthusiast Gary Traynor will lead a 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. Itinerary (subject to some last minute arrangements: 9.30 am to 10.30 am – Attendees meet at MDHS to view the war room. Gary will explain the contents and history. gold coin donation. 10.40 am – Attendees to meet on… Read More

In many museums it is easy to find objects that look really quite ordinary. You might wonder  why they have been kept at all.  Strangely, it is often these very ordinary looking objects that have the most extraordinary stories to tell. This is certainly the case with a Willow cake tin and a handmade calico postal bag that were donated to the Moruya Museum earlier this year and are now prominently displayed… Read More

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. The day began with the Remembrance Day service, moved around to the Remembrance Room of the Moruya Museum where Gary spoke and finished with the tour of the bunkers. Approximately… Read More