Kyneton Museum

Kyneton Museum is located at 67 Piper Street, Kyneton.

Normal operating hours are 11am to 4pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Closed on Public Holidays. Group bookings outside hours are available by appointment.

On occasion (albeit rarely), we may not be able to staff the Museum, and this can happen with little or no notice. If you are making a special trip, please phone first to confirm we are open to avoid disappointment. Call us on (03) 5422 1228 or email museum@mrsc.vic.gov.au

Kyneton Museum will close temporarily on 12 December to prepare for restoration works set to get underway from mid-January 2023. 

Upon completion of the restoration works, the museum will open with a new exhibition. Information about the Museum program for 2023 will be released on 15 December 2022 as part of the Macedon Ranges Shire Council Arts and Culture Event Program Launch

About the museum

The museum collection is housed in a former Bank of New South Wales branch built in 1856. 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. 

Admission fees

  • Adult: $5.00
  • Concession: $3.00
  • Student: $3.00
  • Child (under 5): $2.50
  • Family: $10.00
  • School groups: $2.60 per student. Teachers are free.

What's on: exhibitions

On the Prowl—Travelling Exhibition

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.