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Emerald Museum & Nobelius Heritage Park

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Set in the beautiful and historic Nobelius Heritage Park, Emerald Museum is a local history museum and archive.

Emerald Museum exterior Feb 2016

The Museum tells the story of Emerald's colourful past through displays of memorabilia, photographs and documents dating from early aboriginal occupation to the present day.

Emerald Museum houses and selectively displays approximately 2,000 photographs, 600 memorabilia, documentary records, including contemporary records and family histories relevant to the economic, social and environmental history of the Emerald district. See the Gallery for a small sample from the collection.

Museum interior display



Displays include:

  • Aboriginal artifacts
  • Gold discovery
  • The renowned Nobelius Nursery
  • Early settlement
  • The timber industry
  • Farming
  • Township development

A collection of original ledgers, stock books and catalogues of the renowned Nobelius Nursery provides a link with the Nobelius Heritage Park in which the museum is situated. This is a significant and unique collection important to garden and landscape historians.

Museum Hours

Open to the public:

Sunday 1.30-4.00pm

Wednesday 10.00am-3.00pm

and by appointment.

Group visits welcome.


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