Current & Future Exhibition

50th Anniversary 2020

December 7, 2019 - March 29, 2020 

CRESWICKIANS - Settlers of the District

Although this exhibition is due to end at the end of March it will probably continue when we re-open.

 

GOLD FEVER AND CRESWICK'S MINING DISASTER

AS THE MUSEUIM IS CLOSED UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE THIS EXHIBITION IS ​CANCELLED UNTIL 2021

In celebration of the golden anniversary year of Creswick Museum, an exhibition featuring all things gold. The exhibition will include the stories of the Madam Midas the female mine manager, the discovery of the three gold leads at Broomfield, and the richest mine in our area, Madam Berry. On loan from Museum Victoria models of gold nuggets made over 100 years ago will be on display.

In the Mining Room the story of Australia’s worst gold mining accident when 27 men were trapped underground. For three days in 1882 Victoria’s focus was on the town of Creswick. Just before Christmas 22 men lost their lives.

 

?November,  2020 - February 2021  

DARYL LINDSAY: a man of many faces 

Sir Daryl Lindsay opened the museum November 1970. This exhibition will highlight many aspects of his life. Leaving school to start a career in banking which he found not to his liking, left for Queensland for a pastral profession. In 1915 enlisted as a Private and served in France. During leave in England in 1917 his drawing talent was used to help the Australian surgeons at Sidcup. After the war he decided to use his artistic talents and became an artist and administrator.

 

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