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Vanessa Wiggin at work

22 May 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 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 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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Busselton chaging rooms

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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06 Jan Vintage Motoring

[caption id="attachment_17235" align="alignnone" width="300"] Mr & Mrs J Banfield,early settlers of Yoongarillup bought this "Gladiator" car at the Paris Exhibition for 200 pounds, including freight, exchange and insurance.This car had one cylinder, was a two seater and got 32 miles to the gallon @16 miles and...

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15 Dec “Looking Back” Did you Know?

  Western Australia's first Creamery and Butter factory was built in Busselton,1898. Situated on the corner of Strelley Street and Fairlawn Road, an estimated 1000 cows were milked in the district. It moved to its present location in Peel Terrace in 1918.      ...

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