Miriam Vale Shire Museum

The museum's collection was commenced by the late Arther Jeffrey in 1972 and is housed in two buildings. The original museum has been moved to its present site and restored to hold memorabilia of early shire life. The main building houses Maritime and Endeavour displays, aboriginal artefacts, a photographic display and the reading room. Also on display are natural history objects including Sir Joseph Banks' plant studies, as well as coral, shell, fossil and rock collections.

Collections

Significant items in the collection include the Endeavour voyage book, objects relating to Banks and Solander and their botanical specimens, Flinders, maritime exploration of the shire's coast, shipwrecks, shire memorabilia, photographic collection.