Inherit: old and new histories, Orange Regional Museum’s new long-term exhibition showcasing the significant history of the region, opens on Saturday 5 September.
Australia’s earliest scientific photographs are revealed in a new exhibition, Capturing Nature: early photography at the Australian Museum 1857-1893, that opened to the public at Orange Regional Museum on Monday 1 June 2020.
Orange City Council has responded to the latest decisions from government and health authorities re-opening some services.
Orange Regional Museum interprets the stories, cultures and places of the region, displaying artifacts that trigger memories, engage audiences and inspire new ways of thinking about history and cultures.
Orange Regional Museum hosts temporary and permanent exhibitions on a variety of themes including, settlement of the region, mining, the built environment, agriculture, migration and significant events and individuals from the local area.
The Museum supports and works with museums and historical societies across the region to ensure objects and sites of significance are cared for and available for public display.
Orange Regional Museum enhances the vibrant cultural precinct already established, with exciting spaces for exhibitions, innovative education and public programs, and collaborative interdisciplinary programs with the gallery, library and theatre.
Take a journey through time and discover both well-known and less-familiar stories about the region, visit the Central NSW Museums website
Plan your visit
Open 9am-4pm daily (closed 25 December).
Entry to the Museum is free. Group visits are welcome and free of charge, but please contact us to make a booking for groups of 10 or more.
Bathrooms, including disabled and baby changing facilities, are available on site.
Parking is available in front of the Museum on Byng Street and in the Council carpark accessed from Lords Place. Larger vehicles (including buses) can find parking on Peisley Street.
Orange Regional Museum is fully accessible for prams and wheelchairs. A courtesy wheelchair is available for use.