Wonthaggi & District Historical Society is an incorporated, not for profit organization founded in 1959. It is the custodian of the town and district’s mining, social and cultural heritage. Local newspapers, documents and manuscripts, photographs, maps, local histories, oral histories and objects all make up our archives. The historic, former Wonthaggi railway station building is both a museum and home to the society.

 

The Museum

The Plod

About the Society

News and Events

June Meeting

June Meeting

Our next meeting will be held Thursday 20th June at the Railway Station Museum. 5.45pm FISH & CHIP NIGHT !!!!!

Plod Essay June 2024

Plod Essay June 2024

Between two worlds: An Italian Childhood in Wonthaggi – Introduction, footnotes and editing by S.J. ‘Sam’ Gatto

May Meeting

May Meeting

Our next meeting will be held Thursday 16th May, 7.00pm at the Railway Station Museum.

April Meeting

April Meeting

Our next meeting will be held Thursday 18th April, 7.00pm at the Railway Station Museum