Old Courthouse Museum

The Museum contains may culinary domestic items as well as some antique machinery and office equipment. Medals, coins, clothing, bottles and approximately 1,000 historic photos are displayed at two monthly intervals, as the area only allows for a small percentage to be displayed at one time.

Address: 
Gilbert Street, Latrobe, TAS
Hours: 
2-5pm Fri, Sun or by appointment
Admission: 
$1 Adults, 50c children
Facilities: 
Rear entrance suitable for wheelchair, voluntary attendants to give information to patrons
Collection: 
250 items; 1,000 photos
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Items

Generator

Creator:
The British and Colonial Lighting Co. Ltd, London
Description:
Generator and benzine fired to produce gas for lighting.
Date:
circa 1887

Presentation cup

Description:
Sterling silver presentation cup for involvement in opening local coal fields.
Date:
1853

Archives

Latrobe Horse Racing Club

Description:
Collection of written records relating to the Latrobe Horse Racing Club.
Date:
1880-1925

Musical automaton

Description:
Animated music box with large glass dome, winding mechanism, scene of an astronomer giving a lesson - Central European folklore.
Date:
circa 1860s