Family History Month @ Wollondilly Museum & Heritage Centre
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm

Welcome to Family History Month!

We are offering free Family History Research Sessions during August.

Photocopying fee still applies.

Hope to see you on a Saturday or Sunday in our new research room!

On Monday 5 August we will celebrate Family History Month at our 7pm monthly meeting.
Our guest spot will be a fireside chat with members of the Carlon Family and their recollections of living in the Burragorang Valley.

History Week in Wollondilly @ The View Room, Picton Library
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm

The Oaks, Picton and Appin Historical Societies present HISTORY WEEK IN WOLLONDILLY

Memory & Landscape Exhibition – Online Street Name Database

The Surveyor General, Narelle Underwood, will launch History Week in Wollondilly

Friday 30 August, 6pm in the View Room, Picton Library

Free bookings at or phone 4677 8300

The exhibition will be open daily from Saturday 31 August to Friday 6 September from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Cost is Free

The event is supported by similar displays at the Wollondilly Heritage Centre, The Oaks and Appin Historical Societies and The Old Appin Inn.

History Week Poster

Riley Family Reunion @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre
Apr 26 all-day

The Riley family reunion will be held at The Oaks Heritage Centre and Museum.

Bring along photos and stories to share. Some of the families are Karkoe, O’Brien, Shephard, Hilton, Grimston, Green …

A Step Back in Time @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Seniors are invited to come along and enjoy great company and an old world experience from yesteryear.


Includes morning tea and lunch.

Funded by the NSW Seniors Festival Grants Program / The Department of Communities and Justice

We have a range of activities planned including

  • Card Making
  • Apple Grading & Peeling in our Machinery Shed
  • Butter Making & Bean Slicing in the Burragorang Cottage

Everyone welcome

Bookings Essential before 11 April 2021

Contact Wollondilly Heritage Centre  0432 689 034 or



A Journey Through Art and Images – Showcasing Wollondilly Shire @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – May 16 @ 3:00 pm

Saturday 17 April 10:00am12:00noon – Exhibition Opening
with Guest Speaker Gary Baker featuring the life and art of local artist Alan Baker (1914-1987)
Morning Tea will be served.
Four artists will have their work on display.
The Exhibition will be open until 3:00pm.

Saturday 17 April to 16 MayOur Heritage – Our Future
passport to historic art and images in the museum collection
Display of works from local students – A Moment in History

Sunday 16 MayStudent Awards
followed by activities using museum objects
Razorback by Alan Baker


WHC Heritage Week Poster

Preview the Exhibition

The Olden Days in Action @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Bring the family to visit the Heritage Centre at 11:00am Sunday 16 May 2021 to try life like it was in the olden days.
This will be the conclusion of our Heritage Festival event.
You can church butter, wash with a mangle, grade apples, clean eggs (not real ones), pump water, use slate boards and paint a boomerang – to name a few activities available on the day.

There will be a short presentation at 11:00am for our children’s art competition winners, followed by the activities until 1:00pm.

Please RSVP to Bev on 0409 913 679 to help us with the organisation.
Water Carrying

Washing scrub


Washing Tub

Washing mangler