East Gippsland Historical Society

Founded in 1964 the East Gippsland Historical Society has been operating at it's Macarthur Street premises since 1972. The Society aims to display and preserve local artifacts pertinent to Bairnsdale and surrounding districts, and endeavours to provide a community resource for local history.

The Society is run totally by volunteers. They rely on funds from membership fees, fundraising projects, sales of books and calendars, donations and grants, which assists in maintaining and developing the centre.

Entry: $5.00 Adults, $4.00 Pensioners/Students, $2.00 Children (5-12yrs) 

Schools and Large groups by arrangement


  • Address: 40 MacArthur Street, Bairnsdale
  • Hours Open: 1.00pm - 4.00pm


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