Local history is alive at Stanthorpe’s Heritage Museum. A popular spot for visitors and tour groups, it tells the stories of the people and events that have shaped the area.
There are 10 heritage buildings on site, with over 20,000 artefacts in the extensive collections. Pastoral, mining, farming, health resort, orcharding and wine growing industries have contributed to the regions diverse and colourful past.
The museum has been collecting community history for more than 40 years and is the custodian of one national and two state recognised collections. Included among these amazing artefacts is the unique ‘Make-Do’ Collection which comprises hundreds of items crafted by the region’s forebears to fulfill a specific need from materials at hand.
The museum also attracts family researchers because of its comprehensive original records from the Granite Belt families and businesses.
12 High Street, Stanthorpe