Museums in Australia
The Allansford Cheese World Museum was established in the mid 1990s as a tribute to the western district’s hard working farming families. Situated on the Great Ocean Road in Allansford, opposite the Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory, the museum houses an extensive collection of farm implements and household items from everyday life in the early 1900’s.
Following the Covid-19 pandemic, the museum reopened in October, 2022
The Ambulance Museum was formed more than 30 years ago by serving and retired ambulance officers and other ambulance staff. The Museum has a growing collection of more than 20 ambulances. Additionally, it has a large collection of memorabilia, documents and photographs
The Army Museum Bandiana has on display numerous uniforms including WW1, WW2 and present day, 150 weapons including machine guns and pistols and a historic vehicle display of 150 plus military vehicles including bikes,cars,trucks, heavy equipment and armoured vehicles.
A privately owned museum featuring over 220 armoured vehicles and artillery pieces.
Established in 1992 by a group of motoring enthusiasts and named the Australian Motorlife Museum in 2007 this museum is dedicated to the preservation of motoring history. It is Australia’s only public displayed collection of antique automobilia and contains thousands of items of our motorised history including vehicles, equipment, accessories, tools, mascots and signage – a vast and amazing array of motoring memorabilia. Displays aim at providing a perspective view of not only historic motor vehicles but parallel technological development, particularly of the period c.1880 to 1940.
Stoewer, Germany's 3rd oldest car brand is John Stanley's lifelong passion. In this museum he displays cars and memoribilia.
The Australian War Memorial is based in Canberra, and exists to help Australians commemorate the sacrifice of those who have served and died in war, and we're also an outstanding historical research centre and a venue for many exciting and dynamic exhibitions.
Ford car collector Tony Pernechele has one of the largest private Ford collections in Australia with most models represented and housed in a number of well-designed individual buildings. There are over 70 vehicles displayed.
This museum was opened in October, 2022. The collection was put together by group of local car enthusiasts to showcase the South West’s hidden treasures of a wide ranging collection of veteran, vintage, classic vehicles, racing cars and motorbikes.
Established in June 2019 in an old mechanics workshop, Burgess Garage Car Museum offers a trip down memory lane with a vast collection of cars and automotive memorabilia. Whether it be the car that Mum and Dad took you to school in or automotive signage that you remember from the past, for a gold coin donation you are sure to find many things of interest in The Burgess Garage Car Museum.