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Local museums:
Railway Station museum is a treasure trove of railway memorabilia
Talbot Arts & Historical museum contains relics of life in Talbot during goldrush days
Talbot Communications Museum features historic radio, telephone and TV equipment
Museums within 30 minutes drive:
Clunes museum has exhibits on agriculture, mining and domestic life during the gold rush (Clunes)
Lalors Prescription depot has a display of old pharmacy items in Australia's oldest chemist (Avoca) 
Lee Medlyn Home of Bottles features the largest bottle collection in the Southern Hemisphere (Clunes)
Worsely Cottage Museum illustrates what life was like during the early days of settlement (Maryborough)
Museums within 60 minutes drive:
Ballarat Aviation museum
Ballarat Tramway museum
Ballarat Gold museum
Cricket willow gallery and museums (Shepherds Flat)
Daylesford museum
Goldfields historical museum (Dunnolly)

Railway Station nursery, Railway Ave

A treasure trove of railway memorabilia, a nursery of drought and frost hardy plants, a produce and hardware store, and art gallery with custom framing services.  Open Wednesday to Sunday 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
03 5463 2136
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Talbot Arts & Historical Museum, Camp Street

Opened in 1984 in the former Primitive Methodist Church and later clothing factory, Talbot Museum houses the Edwards Collection of photographs, documents and letters, plus trade and lifestyle material from an early settler, watchmaker and jeweller, JB Edwards, and his descendants.

Trace your family roots. Link with other gold era museums, particularly those in the Villages of the Old Goldfields. Trace Victoria's first gold discoveries. Be amazed at mining relics and reminded of the way Talbot was.

Open every Sunday from 1.00 to 4.00 pm or by appointment
03 5463 2578 or 0428 518 629
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This page was last updated on 30 December 2009

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