Preserving and promoting the history of Forbes and District

11 Cross Street
Forbes, NSW 2871
Ph: (02) 6851 6600
2pm to 4pm
Other times by arrangement
Displayed in the Museum are items pertaining to all facets of the history of Forbes - aboriginal artefacts, furniture, photographs, tools, clothing and household wares together with a large display of old and historic machinery.  

The Forbes and District Historical Museum is housed in 'Osbourne Hall' the dance hotel of the Osborne Hotel, which was built circa 1878

Some of the machinery

on display at the Forbes Historical 

Museum (left) a Furphy Water Cart and (right) the Ivel Tractor

.The museum is also home to Ben Hall - The Myths Behind the Legend, an exhibition exploring Ben Hall through music, ideas, opinions and images.

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