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.
All regions - Learning Activities
One-on-one basic computer lessons with Kanita. Learn how to browse the internet, save and transfer photos, use your new iPad or tablet. By appointment only.
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.
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.
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.
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.