Rocks, Gems, Minerals and Fossil Collections (Chris Bowman Collection)

The Rocks, Gems and Minerals Collection (Chris Bowman Collection) is on permanent display at Tamworth Regional Astronomy and Science Centre, Victoria Park, on Kamilaroi/Gomeroi Country, in the New England region of New South Wales. Recovered mostly by Chris Bowman, a Tamworth local with a passion for geology and natural history, the collection contains a large range […]

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Moonbi Museum

The Moonbi Museum is located in the village of Moonbi, on Kamilaroi Country, in the New England and North West region of New South Wales.  The museum opened in 2010, occupying the corrugated iron shed that previously housed the town’s fire engine. Among its collection and displays are historical photographs and objects associated with the […]

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Tamworth Regional Film and Sound Archive

Tamworth Regional Film and Sound Archive is in the regional city of Tamworth, on Kamilaroi / Gomeroi Country, in the New England region of New South Wales. The archive was formed in 1995 to identify and promote the region’s film and sound heritage, and today holds an extensive collection of locally and regional produced media […]

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Tamworth Powerstation Museum

The Tamworth Powerstation Museum is located in the regional city of Tamworth, on Kamilaroi / Gomeroi Country, in the New England region of New South Wales. It is Australia’s only dedicated electricity museum and occupies a refurbished 1907 Municipal showroom, on the site where wood-fire generators powered the first electric streetlights in the Southern Hemisphere […]

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Tamworth Regional Gallery

Tamworth Regional Gallery is located in the city of Tamworth, on Kamilaroi / Gomeroi Country, in the New England North West region of New South Wales.  It is one of the oldest regional galleries in the state. It established with an initial gift of 100 works from Australian artist John Salvana in 1919. Today, the […]

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Australian Country Music Hall of Fame

The Australian Country Music Hall of Fame museum is in the regional city of Tamworth, on Kamilaroi / Gomeroi Country, in the New England region of New South Wales. Housed within Tamworth’s famous guitar shaped building, the museum celebrates country music, Tamworth’s rise as the nation’s Country Music Capital, its annual Australian Country Music Festival, […]

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Rocks, Gems, Minerals and Fossils Collection (Gil Bennett Collection)

The Rocks, Gems and Minerals Collection (Gil Bennett Collection) is on permanent display at the Nundle Visitor Information Outlet in Nundle, on Anaiwan Country, in the New England region of New South Wales. The collection derives from the tireless work of Tamworth geologist Gilmore Thomas Bennett (born died), a nationally acclaimed lapidarist, who painstakingly shaped […]

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