St Helens History Room

Summary

At the St. Helens History Room, there are over 1000 artefacts on display. These are presented over various historical themes including: maritime, aboriginal, European exploration, settlement and tin mining incorporating 'The Chinese Experience.'

Date Built / Opened / Sanctified

2005

Address

61 Cecilia Street, St Helens, East Coast, TAS, Australia

Type of Place

Building

Opening Hours

9 am - 5 pm 7 days a week

Story

The St. Helens History Room presents the various stages of settlement of St. Helens.  This township is located on the northern section of the East Coast of Tasmania.  In addition to the thematic displays, there is an extensive photographic collection with approximately 20,000 images.  Our collections are very accessible as the museum is open 7 days a week from 9 am to 5 pm.  We are situated at the St. Helens History and Visitor Information Centre, behind the St. Helens Library building, at 61 Cecilia Street, St. Helens, opposite the Post Office.  Look for the Tin Dragon outside the Service Tasmania shop front, he will point you in the right direction!  Entry to the museum will only cost you $8 for a family, $5 per adult or $3 concession.  You will experience the history of St. Helens in a vital and vibrant way.  Learn first hand about this interesting area before you set off to explore the beautiful beaches or the marvellous mountainous hinterland.

Is this place open to the public?

Yes

Contact Details

Name for This Place

St Helens History Room

Contact Email for This Place

historyroom@bodc.tas.gov.au

References

Phone: 03 63761479 / 63761744 Fax: 03 63762658 Mobile: 0419731452

Other Useful References

Mrs. Kym Matthews Curator Tuesdays/Wednesdays

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Author

Person

Kym

Last updated: 22/10/2013

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