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

March Meeting

March Meeting

Our next meeting will be Thursday, 17 March at 7.00pm at the Railway Station Museum.

Annual Memorial Dinner

Annual Memorial Dinner

Our Annual Memorial Dinner to Celebrate “The History of Glen Alvie”. Friday March 18th 2022

Walking Tracks

Walking Tracks

Walk into the past via five designated walking tracks revealing different aspects of the Central Mining Area.

Rails by the Sea

Rails by the Sea

“Rails by the Sea. The remarkable story of Kilcunda’s railway history” – Mark Cauchi’s