School Museums

In  addition to its on-site repository at the University of Canberra, ANME  aims to promote a national network of school museums and a  distributed national collection that brings together virtually, archival material held in schools and school museums throughout Australia. The Museum values its connection local historical societies that have developed this resource.

ANME membership is offered  to those that wish to join the network and enjoy its benefits.   Current members are listed on the ANME Members pages where further  information about members can be found.

The Museum is developing a comprehensive national directory of school museums—see the current version below. If your museum is not listed please contact us here.

Alumy Creek School Museum, Grafton
Armidale District Museum of Education
Balgownie Public School
Boonda Subsidized Schoo at Bingara Museum
Bowral Public School Schoolhouse Museum
Calala Cottage Moonbi Beehive School Museum, Tamworth
Combaning Siding School, Temora Rural Life Museum
Cootamundra School Museum
Cundletown Historical Society, Taree District
Deniliquin School Museum in the Peppin Heritage Centre
Gloucester School Museum, Gloucester
Goonoowiggal School, Inverell Pioneer Village
Gulgong Pioneer Museum
Hay War Memorial High School Museum
Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Museum Bush School
Maitland School Museum, Maitland
Merimbula Old School Museum, Merimbula
Millthorpe Public School
Minto Public School Museum, Campbelltown District
Mt. Kembla Public School, Wollongong District.
Museum Classroom in Gulgong Pioneer Museum
NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education,North Ryde Public School
Old School House Museum, Arthur Phillip High School, Parramatta
Old School House, Broken Hill
Rouse Hill Public Schoolhouse Museum,Rouse Hill
Shore Old Boy’s Union Archives, North Sydney
Silverton School Museum, Silverton
South Hill School Museum Goulburn
St Ignatius’ College, Riverview, School Museum
Stroud School Museum
Sydney Boys High School Museum
Sydney Grammar School, Darlinghurst.
The Robert Robertson Museum*, The King’s School, Parramatta.
Toongabbie Public School
Windora Bush School, Oxley Museum, Wellington
Wollondilly Heritage Centre, The Oaks Bush School
Wumbulgal School, Griffith Pioneer Park


Canberra Girls Grammar School – Archives
Canberra Grammar School – Archives
Hall School Museum, Laurie Copping Heritage Centre, Hall.
St. John’s Schoolhouse Museum*, Canberra, St. John’s Church, Reid, Canberra
Tuggeranong Old School House Museum, Chisholm, Canberra


Bathurst Island School Museum
Goulburn Island School Museum
Hartley Street School Museum


Blantyre State School, at Laidley Historical Museum.
Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School – Archives
Brisbane Grammar School – Archives
Brisbane State High School Museum
Dalby Pioneer Park Museum School Museum
Dundowran School Museum, at Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum.
Kedron State High School – Archives
Northcliff Palm Creek School Museum
One Teacher School Museum, Kelvin Grove, Queensland Institute of Technology.
Pittsworth Historical Pioneer Village Museum One Teacher School Museum
Samford Provisional School Museum, Samford District Historical Museum
Tara Shire Historical Society Pioneer Village Old State School Museum
Templin State School Museum, Fassifern District Historical Society.
Toowoomba Grammar School, School Museum Collection


Ceduna School House Museum (1912 building)
Friedensberg Historic German School Museum
Happy Valley School Web-site Archives
Hog Bay School, Pennishaw, Kangaroo island.
James Bassett School, Willunga
Maitland Public School Museum
Moonta Mines Model School
Mount Compass/Alexandrina Old School House School Master’s Residence
Old Tailem Bend Town School Museum
Pulteney Museum and Grammar School Archives
Streaky Bay Old School Museum
Uleybury School Museum
Woods MacKillop Schoolhouse, Penola.


Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum: Kangaroo Ground, Yarra Glen
Bacchus Marsh Public School Museum
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Korumburra
Freshwater Bay Museum
Old School House Museum, Frankston Primary School
Old Geelong Grammar School Michael Collins Persse Archives Centre
Myrtleford Old School Museum (State School Building, Old School Room)
Rutherglen Common School Museum
Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement: Kaneira West State Schoolhouse Museum
Sunny Creek Schoolhouse Museum, in Old Gippsland Historical Museum, Moe.
The Sovereign Hill Museums Association, Ballarat, schoolhouse museums include
St. Peter’s Anglican Church School Museum, Ballarat
Red Hill National School Museum, Ballarat
St. Alipius Tent School, Ballarat
The Ragged School, Ballara


Claremont Museum School Room Museum
Goomalling School Museum (old Koonogorring School)
Hale School Museum, Perth

Old Perth Boys’ School
Perth Modern School, Perth
Wonnerup House and Old School, Busselton


The Friends School, North Hobart
Hutchins School Archives and Heritage Collection

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