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.

Australian Made Museum

Tucked away in a residential street in Birkenhead is an interesting maritime themed museum. After hearing about Austbuilt Museum over many years, Amanda finally got to visit it. Read more about Australian Made Museum >

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Bears go back into hibernation

Much fun and frivolity was seen at our Teddy Bear Affair with 500 visitors enjoying the event.  We counted 254 bears throughout the Museum but they have now disappeared and feeling rather squeezy packed in vac bags. Read more about Bears go back into hibernation >

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A hive of activity

I dropped into the Museum on Monday and found a hive of activity.

Outside, volunteers were replacing verandah posts. Read more about A hive of activity >

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Teddy Bear Affair

Only one week to go and the Museum is nearly full with teddy bears.

Tiny Ted's Birthday Party is coming together, Princess Teddiana is preparing her boudoir for visitors and Vincent Von Bear is tidying his studio ready to greet budding artists. Read more about Teddy Bear Affair >

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Teddy Bears are waking up !!

Our last Teddy Bear Affair was in 2011, so thats a long time in hibernation and the bears are happy to be out and about for this event. Read more about Teddy Bears are waking up !! >

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The waitress, in the bar, with the iron …

Yes, that was the verdict at the first of our ‘Whodunnit at the Highercombe Hotel?’ events. Read more about The waitress, in the bar, with the iron … >

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