Clunes Museum
Clunes, Victoria, Australia


You are invited to visit Clunes Museum William Barkell Memorial Arts & Historic Centre Inc. in Victoria's first Gold Town

Clunes Museum
Photography Ron Downes
About the Building


Clunes Museum is an historic building (circa 1860) the former warehouse of contractors Nichol and Wallace who supplied goods to the miners, farmers and residents, of what was then a very busy mining town.

The building was donated to the people of Clunes by Holly Barkell in memory of her husband. The Museum is owned by the Hepburn Shire Council and administered by volunteers.

The Museum was established in 1976. Aiming to achieve excellence in Museum Management it was Accredited in May 1999, by the Museums Association Australia (Vic).


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