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05 Sep 2018 Museum Men at Work

Recently members were allowed back into the working sheds at the museum and have been very busy restoring and repairing the grounds, furniture and machinery that was damaged in the fire, March 26th this year.  A huge thank you for their time and fabulous effort.   ...

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01 Jun 2018 Visit to Fremantle Gaol Museum

Members of the B.H.S. visited the Fremantle Gaol Museum on 31st May 2018 for a meeting with the Curators, Olympia and Eleanor, to discuss and learn about the latest materials and methods  for accessioning, restoring and preserving artefacts. Eleanor, who is a wealth of knowledge, gave...

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22 May 2018 The Clean up Begins.

Last Thursday, 17th May, Consultant Conservator, Vanessa Roth Wiggin from Artworks Conservation, delivered a workshop advising and demonstrating on the correct methods, products and tools for cleaning the artefacts that were damage by smoke and soot in the recent fire. A collection of artefacts have been...

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10 May 2018 Fire Report, 27th March, 2018

On 27th March,2018 at 4.04pm , a fire was reported at the Busselton Old Butter Factory Museum in Peel Terrace, Busselton.In 2 hour,severe damage was caused to the first floor main gallery and smoke and water damage to several other rooms. A lot of precious artefacts ...

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20 Mar 2018 100 Year Birthday Snaps

The 100 Year Birthday Celebrations of The Old Butter Factory was a attended by 0ver 1,000 people. Officially opened on the Saturday 10th March by Mr David Templeman, Minister of Heritage, Culture and the Arts seen here with Busselton Historical Society stalwart, Alan Scott. The attached...

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05 Mar Photographic History

The Busselton Historical Museum has well over 1000 photographs depicting life in Busselton, since settlement to the present day. If your interested in the social and physical history of Busselton, then you just might find what you are looking for in our free to view photographs [caption...

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