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Successful History Week

The annual celebration of History Week was again a successful time at the Murchison Heritage Centre. We welcomed more than 150 visitors through the door. A highlight of the week was the attendance of Ann and Fleur Marillier from New … Continue reading

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Our Celebration of HISTORY WEEK

The third week in October is History Week and Murchison Heritage Centre will be open each day from Sunday 15th October to Sunday 22nd October from 11 am to 2 pm to celebrate this special time. Our temporary display area … Continue reading

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Open Hours For Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is again open each Saturday morning from 10 am to 12.30 pm following our winter recess. If you would like to come along at another time simply contact us to arrange your visit. Groups are very welcome. … Continue reading

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Russian Group Concert Party

A delightful visitor to Murchison Heritage Centre recently, was a sprightly 92 year old who had journeyed to Camp 13 Murchison during World War 2  to entertain the Australian Army personnel who were guarding the Prisoners of War held there. … Continue reading

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AIR OBSERVERS

This is an interesting advertisement from The Murchison Advertiser dated 10th July 1942. “AIR OBSERVERS POST MURCHISON PERSONS willing to act as air-spotters at Murchison are requested to get in touch with the chief air-observer, J. G. Kenny or E. … Continue reading

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Heritage Centre over Winter

During the winter months, the usual open time on a Saturday morning will be in recess. We still welcome visitors by arrangement. Please ring 0475 018 743 if you would like to organise a time to visit the Heritage Centre. … Continue reading

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Meteorite Park Rejuvenation

The first step in the upgrade of Meteorite Park saw all the school children from Murchison Primary School planting over 300 native shrubs, ground covers and grasses on the first and second of June. This was a joint initiative of … Continue reading

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