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Museums in Australia

Charlie's Auto Museum

Charlie Schwerkolt opened his museum in 1988 with a handful of cars and signs and since then has expanded and added numerous exhibits. The collection is not only rare, but very diverse, interesting and exciting. It is continually changing and growing. It houses a unique collection of over 80 motor vehicles, memorabilia, model cars & automobile paraphernalia from eras spanning over years- this display will captivate the minds of both the young and young at heart for many hours.

Dalby Pioneer Park Museum

Displaying one of the largest collections of working pioneer tractors and agricultural machinery in Queensland, as well as authentic colonial buildings and heritage items, the Dalby Pioneer Park Museum is a treasure trove of history. Walk through the original buildings and catch a glimpse of the lives of our earlier generations.

Dardanup Heritage Park

Gary Brookes's passion for collecting old machinery led to the establishment of the Park. Steam / Diesel sawmill, mill settlement, engines, tractors, dozers, horse drawn equip, military, memorabilia and much more. The park is one of Australia’s finest collections of heritage items dedicated to our pioneers and the equipment they used to develop our state over the past 120 years.

Dick Johnson Racing Raceshop & Museum

"The Dick Johnson museum is home to the cars that made Dick Johnson famous, including...
  • XD Tru-Blu Falcon that won the Bathurst 1000 in 1981 and the 1981/82 championship
  • EB Shell Falcon that won the Bathurst 1000 in 1994
  • AU Shell Falcon which was Dick’s last race car
  • Sierra that dominated the championship series from 1987 to 1992 The museum also displays some of Dick’s rivals’ race cars from time to time, including Peter Brock’s 1978 A9X Torana, Kevin Bartlett’s #9 Camaro and Allan Moffat’s 1969 Coca Cola Mustang.
  • Elfin Heritage Centre

    The Elfin Heritage Centre is dedicated to the memory and achievements of Garrie Cooper. The aims of the heritage centre are to commemorate and celebrate the heritage of the marque by providing a meeting point for a Elfin enthusiasts and assistance in keeping Elfin cars performing on tracks throughout the world.

    Frank Partridge VC Military Museum

    A tour of the Frank Partridge VC Military Museum takes you on a journey that leads from the trench warfare of WWI to twenty-first century combat technology. Located in the historic town of Bowraville, its collections cover all of Australia's armed services and its displays of armoury, uniforms, medals, vehicles, art, publications and memorabilia are the largest on the Mid North Coast.