Kyneton Museum

Kyneton Museum is now open displaying local exhibition, Unique by Nature, United by History.

Appropriate measures will be in place to ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff due to the current pandemic. 

We will be monitoring visitor numbers to allow for social distancing, and we have increased cleaning services. Sanitiser will be provided on site and visitors are expected to provide contact details for tracing purposes. 

Opening hours and location

Kyneton Museum usual operating hours are Friday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm. The Museum will be closed on Friday 15 January 2021.

During the Christmas New Year period the Museum will be closed from 4pm on Sunday 20 December, and will reopen on Friday 8 January 2021.

Admission fees

Adult $5, concession $3, student $3, child (under 5) free, family $10, school groups $2.50 per student, teachers are free.

About the museum

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.

Contact us

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

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.