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.

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

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. 

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

Kyneton Museum’s popular exhibition Biodiversity in Crisis: Plants and Animals of the Macedon Ranges, will travel select items and exhibits across the shire from May through to August.

See pop-up displays at Romsey Hub, Gisborne Library, Kyneton Visitor Information Centre and Woodend Library featuring a selection of objects that highlight our region's rich diversity. These displays also show how we can work together as a community to ensure we protect our precious flora and fauna.

Locations and opening hours

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.

COVIDSafe measures

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.