Cygnet Living History Museum Inc

The Cygnet Living History Museum is a central display area and archive for the information, photographs and artefacts pertaining to the history of the Cygnet region and the wider Hvon. Information is being constantly researched and added to the Museum's collection. Visual displays which change quarterly, are used by the museum to highlight topics of the area's unique local history. Past displays have included settlement and establishment of the region, family histories, historic buildings, wooden boat building, timber and other industries, festivals, probation stations and the convict era. The Museum is hosed in an historic church building, centrally located in the township.

Collections

The Museum was established in November 2000 and its collection has grown rapidly. Local community archival records include school, government, business, church and organisational records as well as published local histories, personal papers, maps, videos, military objects and memorabilia relating to the great wars, a substantial collection of up to 1500 photographs and 200 artefacts have been gathered in that time.