Opened in 2016, Orange Regional Museum is an award-winning museum dedicated to sharing engaging exhibitions and diverse public programs for audiences of all ages. It interprets objects of significance for our local history and the history of the broader Central West region.
Located in a striking purpose-built building within the vibrant Orange cultural precinct, the Museum is a locus for visitors and local audiences alike. The Museum showcases long-term and temporary local history exhibitions alongside a program of the best travelling exhibitions from across Australia, presenting diverse topics including history, science, technology and culture.
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Orange City Council’s events calendar is packed full of fun activities for children to enjoy during the upcoming school holidays. Read More
Orange Regional Museum and Orange Regional Gallery have joined forces with many of the region’s public primary schools to shine a light on biodiversity in a project called Pollinators. Read More
A touring exhibition from the Australian War Memorial will give Orange residents an insight into life during times of war when it opens at Orange Regional Museum on Thursday 26 November. Read More
An exhibition of iconic photographs and stories from Australia’s outback, bush and coast will open at Orange Regional Museum, Orange on Wednesday 21 October 2020. Read More
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.
Plan your visit
Open 9am-4pm daily (closed 25 December).
Entry to the Museum is free. Group visits are welcome, 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.
The Museum is fully accessible for prams and wheelchairs. A courtesy wheelchair is available for use.