The Hills District Historical Society Inc, Sydney

Identity area

Identifier

daa/82

Authorized form of name

The Hills District Historical Society Inc, Sydney

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • The Hills District Historical Society Museum

Type

  • Community

Contact area

 

Secretary

Type

Address

Street address

Building 10, 92 Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills, Sydney
Postal address: PO Box 48 Castle Hill NSW 1765

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Country name

Postal code

2153

Telephone

02 9634 2680

Fax

Email

URL

Facebook

Note

Description area

History

The Museum is run by the Hills District Historical Society.
The museum displays show life in the Hills District in the past, such as agriculture, commerce, fashion, 1900s parlour and kitchen, tools and a school room.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: President

Records management and collecting policies

Information which is relevant to the district, including photographs.

Buildings

Holdings

The holdings include:

  • Over 4,000 photographs relating to the district, including pioneers and historic buildings.
  • Cemetery records, early land grants and convict records.
  • Family histories.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Several books and photographs of the Hills District are for sale.

Access area

Opening times

Museum and Research Centre open 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month (February to November) or by appointment.

Access conditions and requirements

At least one week's notice for group bookings or use of research facilities out of opening times.
Entrance fees apply.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Information on local history and families are accessible for researchers. Research facilities available.

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 12 August 2022

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • local history (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Building 10, 92 Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills, Sydney Postal address: PO Box 48 Castle Hill NSW 1765
Sydney, New South Wales 2153