The Warehouse – Clunes
The Warehouse – Clunes houses the Visitor Information Centre, library, Clunes Museum, exhibitions, events and meeting spaces.
The Warehouse is situated next to Collins Place, which has a picnic area and provides a lovely space to relax. On the second Sunday of the month you will meet local producers at the Clunes Farmers Market. Over summer you can also experience the outdoor cinema. The Warehouse – Clunes has the facilities to be the location for your next team meeting, business conference, family gathering, tour group stop over or artistic exhibition.
The original part of this building was the former warehouse of contractors Nichol and Wallace, who supplied goods to Clunes' miners, farmers and residents. This part of the building is more than 100 years old and currently houses the Clunes Museum, a must visit when in Clunes.
Visit the creswick Museum to leanr about the rich history of Creswick. Regular exhibitions as well as the standing collection is on display. Creswick Museum is housed in the former Municipal Offices of the Shire of Creswick, situated in the Creswick Town Hall complex. The Creswick Town Hall was built in 1876 a magnificent two storey National Trust classified building, with a tower and clock. From the balcony on the second floor you can look down onto the Exhibition Gallery.
The Museum is opened Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays between 11am to 3.30pm. The Museum is closed on Christmas and Good Friday.
The Research Centre is a ‘keeping place’ for items relating to Creswick and District, history and development. This includes a place for the storage of minute books and other paper materials relating to the various organisations which have and do operate in the community. Open Fridays & Saturdays from 11am-3pm. Fees apply.
Lee Medlyn Home of Bottles
The Lee Medlyn Home of Bottles Collection consists of over six thousand old and historical bottles and other related objects. Dating from 1500 A.D. to present time the bottles cover all types of beverages including beer, wine & spirit, aerated waters, preserves, condiments, ginger beer, chemist and drug companies.
You'll find some very rare and significant pieces.
The collection is housed in the decommissioned South Clunes State School. The building was, for over 45 years, used as the Clunes Interknit Mill.