AGM dinner and speaker coming up!

Remember: your booking for our AGM is due by this coming Friday 19 August. Don’t miss the chance to hear the inspiring historian and writer Janet McCalman talking about Tasmanian convicts in Collingwood, and have a delicious dinner with other local historians....

The amazing Kreitmayers

Have you discovered our Notables database yet? If not, why not start with the latest additions. Max Kreitmayer was a larger-than-life fellow known for his famous Waxworks in Bourke Street. What is perhaps less well known is the fact that each of his three wives,...

New resources added to website

An article about breweries in Collingwood has been added under the Resources section. Two new people have been added to the Notables database: teacher Emily Christopherson who taught in some of Collingwood’s schools, and John Finnamore, a young Irishman who made...

Collingwood video

A video produced by the Education Department in 1987 in conjunction with Collingwood Historical Society is now available on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/wWe0CUupOBY

History Walk

The guide notes for the 2021 Walk are now available on this website. Go to Participate/Walks and Talks to find the guide.