The museum is located in the historic Gaza Training Depot, corner of Mann and Allingham streets, Armidale. Their mission is to commemorate the heritage of the 12th/16th Hunter River Lancers and the military history of the Hunter and New England regions, with particular reference to the Light Horse and Royal Australian Armoured Corps.
The collection covers material dating from pre-federation colonial forces in the New England and Hunter River areas to the present day. The approaches give young ...
Armidale and Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place
The Armidale and Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place showcases a diverse range of Australian Indigenous arts and culture.
Visitors can enjoy aboriginal artefacts, artworks and utensils from New England and exhibiting artists from regional NSW. Touring exhibitions from major galleries and museums are also a feature of their program.
In addition, they offer a musical section, an interactive corner for children, a local heroes display, a bush tucker walk, a movie-viewing area and...
Come aboard Armidale's Free Heritage Tour for an hour guided tour of Armidale, the city for all seasons. The tour takes in the major historic and architectural landmarks of the City and makes stops at the New England Regional Art Museum, the Railway Museum and Booloominbah, at the University of New England. The tour provides a wonderful overview of Armidale and volunteer guides provide an entertaining and informative commentary.
Bookings are essential.
This ten-hectare grazing property was first inhabited by British settlers led by Henry Dumaresq in the 1830s. Today it includes an elegant, extensive, fully furnished Edwardian homestead, built between 1888 and 1906, and 15 farm and other buildings dating up to 1910, with their collections of early farm equipment.
In 1874 the property was sold to Francis White, whose eldest son, Francis John White took over its management, spending his life developing Saumarez and its associated holdings into ...