Heritage abounds in Goulburn & Surrounds! Visit the magnificent St Saviour’s Cathedral, take a tour through the historic Hume family home ‘Garroorigang’ or the National Trust’s Twynam family estate ‘Riversdale’.
Step back into a 19th Century psychiatric asylum in the Kenmore Hospital Museum. The Museum is located in a former ward and closely resembles how it was in 1895.
Kenmore Hospital Museum features different exhibitions at specific times throughout the year and you can also take a guided tour of the hospital grounds.
With so much more to see and do in Goulburn & Surrounds for the history buff, be sure to contact the friendly staff at Goulburn Visitor Information Heritage abounds in Goulburn & Surrounds!
Visit the magnificent St Saviour’s Cathedral, take a tour through the historic Hume family home ‘Garroorigang’ or the National Trust’s Twynam family estate ‘Riversdale’.
Standing sentinel over the city is the Goulburn War Memorial and Museum on Rocky Hill, providing unparalleled views of the City and district. The museum features a valuable collection of artefacts including a door from Changi prison.
The Remembrance Library at Mulwaree High School houses a militaria collection of over 5,000 acquisitions from the Vietnam War back to the NZ Maori War (open by appointment).
Take a step back in time when you visit the historic Goulburn Brewery. Designed by colonial architect Francis Greenway, it is the oldest working industrial complex in Australia. Allow some time to do a self-guided or guided tour and sample the traditionally brewed ales.
Nearby you’ll find Goulburn’s Rail Heritage Centre where you can have a guided tour of the railway workshop and 1918 roundhouse where veteran locomotives and rollingstock are under restoration.
For the engine and steam enthusiasts, be sure to visit when the Goulburn Historic Waterworks is steaming (approx. monthly and by prior arrangement).
Goulburn was one of the first regional centres to supply piped drinking water to its residents and the beam engine installed in 1883 remains fully operational.
You can trace your family history in Goulburn at the St Clair Folk Museum and Archives or at the Regional History Reading Room with a specialist librarian in the Goulburn Branch Library. There are many local history bookCentre on free call 1800 353 646 or visit: www.igoulburn.com