Welcome to the website of

The Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society

(Accredited under the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries)

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Some extracts from our Visitors Book:


19/7/18 – Fran & Bill – "No musty smell – great rooms, so well set out thank you."

19/6/18 – Dianne, Adelaide – "[I liked the] Children's area & way whole museum is set up - well done! Most interesting."

28/3/18 – Hirth, Stillwell Place, ACT – "An important storage site of local historic info."

22/3/18 – S. Hughes, Sydney – "So informative – great museum, will come back with the kids."

21/3/18 – Marta & Eric, Wallacia NSW – "What a little treasure."

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The Historical Society acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live, and offers our respect to Elders, past, present and future.


Shackleton Travelling Exhibition
20 September - 27 October

Stitched with Love

5 September - 20 October

Bay Bowlo Get Together

25 September 2pm - 4pm

Museum Open Day

Saturday October 20

Heroes of the Eurobodalla
A link to Moruya Historical Society's Database of 500 Eurobodalla service records

Sunday, 25th November
Come and support the Museum at its next big fundraiser - Yes, we are running a  Sausage Sizzle at BUNNINGS, Batemans Bay on Sunday, 25th November, 2018, from 9.00am to 4.00pm.  See you there!!!

Museum fundraising drive 2018

               Target $15 000   

We are working to raise money for the following improvements:

  Disability Path Covered Access to External Exhibits

If you wish to help, you can donate in two ways:  Click the PayPal 'Donate' button above and follow the instructions to make an   electronic deposit. Note that amounts over $2 AU are tax deductible; OR Click the blue button below to obtain a donations form.

Suggested Donations: $10, $20, or $50.

Please Note:  The CLYDE RIVER & BATEMANS BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 01 Jul 2000. It is covered by Items 1 & 4 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997