© Shepparton Heritage Centre - 154 Welsford Street Shepparton 3630
 The Shepparton Heritage Centre Museum
2010 - Shepparton celebrates 150 years of progress Welcome 150 Years Book Project Museum Gallery Internet Links Website Info
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INTRODUCTION: The Heritage Centre Museum consists of four Galleries, each named after prominent Society members. The Museum is based around Shepparton's Public Hall- built in 1873, and now our oldest standing building - and it features a wide range of locally donated items. From a 16th Century Baronial chair to an 1860 wedding dress, a colonial four-poster bed and the restored clock from our 1882 Post Office - we are proud to display our City's history to you!
ABOUT US ... Shepparton has long had an interest in its past. The publication, in 1910, of Prosperous and Progressive Shepparton, was followed during the 1920's and 1930's by newspaper historical supplements.  And the Centenary of European Settlement, 1838 - 1938, saw a historical society formed, to assist in the writing of A History of Shepparton. Our present Association was formed in 1962 as the Shepparton Historical Society.  The founder , former Town Clerk Raymond West, had assembled a City of Shepparton Historical Collection, and this formed the basis of our collection. We first utilised the Mechanic's Institute as home, then were given tenancy of the Public Hall by Council in 1972. Our success in developing a leading Museum is due to generous community support and donations.
OPENING TIMES: Our Heritage Centre Museum is open on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 12-5pm. Closed public holidays.
SCHOOL TOURS: School groups are welcome by prior arrangement, please contact our Education Officer Peter Matthews on 0427 330 132.
SHEPPARTON HERITAGE CENTRE: Consists of the Museum complex, and is administered by the Shepparton Heritage Centre Inc. - a group of community volunteers.
YOU CAN ASSIST US: By becoming a Supporting Member, making a financial contribution, or donation of historical Shepparton items.
WE MEET: At the Centre, on the second Wednesday of the month, 7.00 pm.