Important Information about the Museum
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Riverstone Museum will remain closed to the public until further notice. The situation is regularly appraised to ensure safe conditions for visitors and volunteers. It is anticipated that the Museum will be closed until at least September. Updates will continue to be placed on this Website and our Facebook page..
The Riverstone and District Historical Society Inc continues to operate behind the scenes and are happy to assist with questions regarding the history of the Riverstone District.
You can contact us via this Webpage or our Facebook Page, Riverstone Historical Society and Museum.
This site has been designed to promote the Riverstone & District Historical Society & museum as well as Riverstone’s long history (200 years in 2010). We would like to share our local history resources with a wider audience and to ask you, the community to contribute to our collection.
Riverstone & District Historical Society
The Riverstone & District Historical Society was formed in 1980. The Society operates the Riverstone Museum which opened in 1988 and was originally known as the Blacktown City Bicentennial Museum.
Since 1997, the Society has published an annual journal featuring articles on local history and events.
The Society is a non-profit organisation, operated purely by dedicated volunteers.
The Society meets at 10:30 am on the last Sunday of every second month, at the museum. (The first meeting for year is February.)
Museum Opening Hours
First Sunday of every month.
Time: 11 – 3pm.
Entry is free but donations are appreciated.
Visiting the Museum
Thinking of visiting the museum? Have a look at the Museum Virtual Tour …
Things to see at the Museum:
- Local History Collection (books and society publications)
- Photos of the Riverstone district
- Meatworks display
- Historical Farm machinery
- Household furniture items
- Sporting memorabilia
- Military items
81 Garfield Road
East Riverstone, N.S.W., 2765
Riverstone, N.S.W., 2765
(next to Riverstone Swimming Pool)