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Genealogy Classes

Book a free session with Eleanor who will help you trace your ancestry, convict history or any other skeletons that may be lurking in the family history closet.

Inala Jurassic Garden & Nature Museum

Inala’s Jurassic Garden (wheelchair friendly) gives visitors an insight into when Australia was part of the supercontinent Gondwana. Visitors can explore the gardens alone or join a one hour guided tour that illuminates the fascinating history of Tasmania's botanical past. The Nature Museum includes a stunning collection of shells, fossils and minerals from around the world.

Channel Museum

The Channel Museum has a range of permanent exhibitions. The museum features local artists and organisations, a research room and an extensive collection of Channel family histories and is developing a local history research group.

Bruny Island Quarantine Station

The Bruny Island Quarantine Station includes history from the early Aboriginal occupation by the Nuenonne to the present day. The site includes an easy Heritage Walk, regular working bees to maintain the Station, tea and coffee, BBQ and picnic facilities, and opportunities for volunteers to live on site as caretaker.

Burnie Regional Museum

The Burnie Regional Museum’s collections represent the history of Burnie and the surrounding North West region. The Museum is open 10am to 4.30pm weekdays and 1.30pm to 4pm on weekends.

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is a major destination for art, history and natural sciences in Northern Tasmania. Guided, specialised tours of galleries and exhibitions are available and School Holiday programs run for children and grandchildren.