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Goulburn and surrounds are rich with history, including a number of fascinating museums, historical homesteads, and landmark buildings.

Local museums can provide a wealth of information for researchers, and can often provide invaluable links between documents, artefacts, and people.


Garroorigang Historic Homestead

Built in 1857, Garroorigang is an important part of Goulburn's early history, now a private home open to visitors.

Visit Garroorigang

Goulburn Historic Waterworks

Step back in time to the 1880s when Goulburn first supplied piped drinking water to its residents. Built between 1883 and 1885, the Waterworks is the only complete, steam powered municipal water supply left in its original location in the Southern Hemisphere.

Visit the Waterworks

Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre

These heritage listed former railway workshops now house a museum and restoration centre.

Visit the Rail Heritage Centre

Mulwaree High School Remembrance Museum

Established in 1992, the museum houses a growing museum of Goulburn and district military memorabilia.

Visit the Remembrance Museum

Riversdale Historic Homestead

Built in the late 1830s as a coaching inn, Riversdale is a fine example of Colonial Georgian architecture surrounded by beautiful gardens and outbuildings, and furnished with original Colonial furniture and artworks.

Visit Riversdale

Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum

Opened in 1925, Rocky Hill is a lasting tribute to the men and women of Goulburn who served during World War I.

Visit Rocky Hill

Towrang Stockade

Located on the Hume Highway, 10 minutes north of Goulburn, and occupied from 1833 to 1843, Towrang Stockade was the chief penal camp in the southern district.

Visit Towrang Stockade

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