Community museums blog

Here you can get involved with blogs that follow the activities of particular community history organisations, historical themes or issues of interest to the community history network. See the latest postings and discover a new point of view from our busy bloggers. Leave a comment and add your own voice to the discussions. Ideas for blogs are always welcome - let us know what topic interests you.

Festivities, Friendship, Fun and Food

Touch of Christmas Past is going well, with over 150 visitors at this stage.  They are all enjoying the unique atomosphere created within the building and are having fun while they explore all the different displays in each room.  New friendships are being forged, as old ones are renewed over a r Read more about Festivities, Friendship, Fun and Food >

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Christmas is coming

It seems that Christmas and the end of 2013 are nearly upon us. Read more about Christmas is coming >

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On the Boot: Yorke Peninsula museum visits

With harvest about to start, Amanda headed for Yorke Peninsula last week to catch-up with several museums in the Community Museums Program. Visits to Yorke Peninsula are great because there are so many museums that are fairly close together, yet each has a distinctive focus. Read more about On the Boot: Yorke Peninsula museum visits >

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Tracking down Semaphore's miniature railway history

The NRM is searching for any stories, photos or other information about a miniature railway that used to run at Semaphore during the 1940s and 50s. It was very unique because the track looped over the beach and water, and carousel horses carried the train passengers during the 1940s. Read more about Tracking down Semaphore's miniature railway history >

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Countdown to Christmas

Yes, it is happening, Christmas is coming!  For us it will be sooner as we prepare for our bi-annual Touch of Christmas Past, which commences on 1st December.  This is our 6th Christmas event and the volunteers agree their favourite.  Research has been in progress, this years theme is Christmas C Read more about Countdown to Christmas >

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Dental Floss and Pool Noodles

Pauline goes on the road with Artlab to help run a Caring for Collections workshop in Clare for community museums and historical groups in the region  Read more about Dental Floss and Pool Noodles >

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