Historic House and Museum, Charleville, Queensland

Identity area

Identifier

daa/228

Authorized form of name

Historic House and Museum, Charleville, Queensland

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Charleville and District Historical Society Inc (runs the museum)

Type

  • Community

Contact area

 

Librarian

Type

Address

Street address

87 Alfred Street, Charleville
Postal address: PO Box 128, Charleville 4470

Locality

Charleville

Region

Queensland

Country name

Postal code

4470

Telephone

07 4654 3349

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Historic House and Museum, Charleville, located at 87 Alfred Street, is the former premises of the Queensland National Bank which established a branch in Charleville on 30 July 1881. It was purchased by the Charleville and District Historical Society Inc in 1973. It is the oldest building still on its original site in Alfred Street.

The society has set aside the main front room, formally the bank chambers, as a Local History museum.

Geographical and cultural context

Charleville, situated on the banks of the Warrego River, is a town and administrative centre in the Shire of Murweh in southwestern Queensland. It is 683 kilometres west of Brisbane.

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Librarian

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

Records are held relating to local history, including old documents, photos, genealogical files, newspapers, books, maps, family history, cemetery records etc.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm and Saturday 9am-12pm.

Access conditions and requirements

For those wanting to undertake research, one week's advance notice of a visit is required.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

General reference assistance is available. An introductory brochure is also available.

Other services include genealogical research; searches for isolated graves; searches in burial headstone and cemetery registers.

Reproduction services

Copying services available.

Public areas

Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

87 Alfred Street, Charleville Postal address: PO Box 128, Charleville 4470
Charleville, Queensland 4470