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 HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROFILE

The aim of the society is tO:

  • Encourage an active interest in the history that built Yallourn North, once known   

          as Brown Coal Mine, by developing a permanent display venue for community  

          access.

  • To collate and detail all information and relevant documentation of Yallourn   

          North and District, including photographic, oral and visual historical material.

  • To preserve all relevant material and data.

  • To ensure all material is available to the community.

The Society conducts monthly meetings on the third Monday of each month at the Old Brown Coal Mine Museum, Yallourn North at 1.00 pm. The Museum is located on the corner of Third Street and Latrobe River Road, Yallourn North, Victoria. The Society is a not for profit organization.       

The Society structure is as follows:

President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Archivist.                      

The museum committee consists of the above positions plus two other people for museum rosters and functions.

New members are most welcome.

Membership:                    Single              $10.00 per year   

                                       Family             $20.00 per year  (Two adults & Children under 15 years old)

                                     Please note:       After the AGM in August 2015, membership fees will rise to                                                                 Single $15.00 and Family $30.00                   

The Museum is open on weekends and most Public holidays.

Open times:                              10.00am – 4.00pm                   September to May

                                                11.00am – 3.00pm                   June July & August open Sundays only

Entry cost                                 Adults       $5.00  (applicable from Jan 2015) 

                                                Children     $1.00 accompanied with adult            

Special group openings by appointment. Phone the Museum on (03) 5167 1046.

Access for the disabled is provided from the car park area, and the Museum has facilities for the  disabled.    

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