Hunters Hill Historical Society Inc, Sydney

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Hunters Hill Historical Society Inc, Sydney

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Hunters Hill Museum


  • Community

Contact area


Tony Saunders, Secretary



Street address

Town Hall, 22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill




New South Wales

Country name

Postal code



02 9879 9443



Description area


Hunters Hill Historical Society held its first meeting in 1961 and was incorporated in 1997. It is run by volunteers. The Society operates the Hunters Hill Museum, which is located within the Hunters Hill Town Hall.

Geographical and cultural context

The Society sees itself as a custodian of the past and also the guardian of the present for the benefit of future generations who will share in their time the privilege and pleasure of living in Hunters Hill, Australia's oldest garden suburb.

Mandates/Sources of authority

The objectives of the Society are:

  • the collection, acquisition and preservation of all material relevant to the Municipality of Hunter's Hill;
  • to encourage and foster an interest in the development of the Municipality with particular regard to the natural beauty and character and preservation of historic associations, monuments etc;
  • the dissemination of information to members and others by lectures, exhibitions, discussions, publications and research;
  • provision of suitable memorials, places and events; and
  • to affiliate with or join other organisations with like interests.

Administrative structure

Elected committee of management from membership.

Records management and collecting policies



Hunters Hill Museum holds extensive local records, dating back to early colonial times. The records include artefacts, paintings, pictures and photographs, maps, documents, newspapers and books.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Tuesday to Friday 10am-12noon and by appointment on Mondays. (Check website for any updates.)
Closed public holidays.

Access conditions and requirements


Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 9 December 2022




Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Natural Resources (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Science and Technology (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Town Hall, 22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill
Sydney, New South Wales 2110