Kyneton Museum

Kyneton Museum Kyneton Museum

The Kyneton Museum is at 67 Piper Street, Kyneton.

The Museum Collection is housed in a National Trust building that was built in 1856 as a Bank of New South Wales.

There are changing exhibitions in the original banking chamber, and upstairs the bank manager’s residence is preserved in time.

Outdoor exhibits include original bluestone stables, servant's kitchen, laundry and Theaden Cottage.  The Museum is also home to a wide variety of carriages and historical agricultural equipment.

Exhibitions and events

Trick or Treatment exhibition

Date: Fri 15 July | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton


Trick or Treatment explores the stories behind the Victorian era medical quackery through objects from both the Kyneton Museum's collection and the University of Melbourne Medical Museum collections.

Changing Tracks exhibition

Date: Fri 4 November | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton


Changing Tracks reveals the ways we listen to music and takes you through the eras when vinyl was king, mix tapes were for road trips and iPods were cool.

Opening hours

The Kyneton Museum will be closed on Good Friday, 25 March 2016. 

Normal operating hours are Friday to Sunday, 11am4pm.

The Museum can be opened by appointment for group tours and school group visits during the week and public holidays.

Contact us 

Call us on (03) 5422 1228 or (03) 5422 0319 

Email: museum@mrsc.vic.gov.au

Admission and charges

Admission Type

Cost

Full Price

$7

Concession

$6

School Groups

$6 per student includes activities

Children

$3

Family

$15 (2 x adults & 2/3 children)

Group booking (8+)

$6 per person includes activities

Museum - Hire of Grounds (wedding etc)

$200 for the first hour and $45 for each additional hour.

Hire of "Museum Backdrop"

Flat fee of $95 during business hours, additional charge outside of Museum hours.

Features

  • Upstairs bank manager’s residence from the 1850’s
  • Fascinating local history
  • Historic bluestone building
  • Relaxing gardens
  • Located in historic Piper Street
  • Changing exhibitions
  • Household items
  • Linens, laces and costumes
  • Art works and photographs
  • Significant collection of agricultural machinery and horse drawn carriages.

The Friends of the Kyneton Museum

The Friends of the Kyneton Museum are a dedicated group of people who work alongside our Museum staff; raising money, initiating projects  and generally assisting with routine maintenance of the Museum property and collection.   

Volunteers at the Kyneton Museum perform at range of tasks from tour guiding to general maintenance of the museum collection.

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