The Clermont Museum and Heritage Park was officially opened on the 22nd of October 1988 by one of Clermont's most admired personalities, Mrs Win McTrusty.
The Museum and Heritage Park complex is the result of many years of hard work and lobbying by the Clermont and District Historical Society who saw a need to preserve the history of the district for future generations to enjoy.... more
In 1983 the Society received a parcel of land from the Council, finally setting the wheels in motion for the establishment of the Museum and Heritage Park. A generous donation from Blair Athol Coal and continued assistance from Council enabled the Society to purchase a shed and fencing to cordon off the two-hectare site. The Society has continued to gather together as many artefacts, original building and other items of historical significance for the museum.
Items on display include a power shovel from Blair Athol, an old train, the old Masonic Lodge, an old steam engines which was used to shift the town after the flood, a shearing shed and fire engine - to name but a few. These items, together with approximately 8000 other historical artefacts and working displays contribute to make Clermont Museum well worth a visit.
The old Masonic Lodge houses photo collections and family histories. The building dates back to the late 1800s, and is itself historically significant, making it another fine asset for the society as it strives to preserve the past for the residents of Belyando and for the many national and international visitors who visit the museum annually.... less
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