Member Societies

Balnarring and District Historical Society

PO Box 183, BALNARRING, 3926


Bass Valley Historical Society

Contact Secretary: Libby Skidmore


Berwick-Pakenham Historical Society

P.O Box 442 Pakenham 3810.  Secretary – Audrey Dodson 03 5943 2271

The Society operates a Museum in the Old Shire Offices in Pakenham. Enter off the service lane off James Street. It is open 1.30pm to 4.00pm on Sundays.


Casey Cardinia Libraries

Heather Arnold, Local History Librarian, Locked Bag 2400, Cranbourne, 3977.      Telephone:  03 5990 0150


Chelsea and District Historical Society

P.O Box 377, CHELSEA, 3196. Telephone: 03  9772 0145 or Secretary Leonie Taylor 03 9772 2875.

The Old Court House Museum, operated by the Chelsea and District Historical Society is closed for a complete renovation and refurbishment until the end on 2018 or early 2019. The extensive works are being carried out  by the City of Kingston with some heritage input from Heritage Victoria. If you need to contact the Society during this time, ring either of the phone numbers listed above.


City of Greater Dandenong

Rhonda Diffey   Collections Archivist

P.O Box 200 Dandenong 3175


Cranbourne Shire Historical Society

13 Mickle Street, TOORADIN, 3980.  Telephone: 03  5998 3643

The Society manages the Fishermans Cottage Museum on the foreshore at Tooradin. It is open Sundays 12 noon to 4.00pm.


Dandenong and District Historical Society

P.O Box 8029, DANDENONG, 3175.



Dingley Village Historical Society

Dingley Village Neighbourhood Centre, 31 Marcus Road, DINGLEY VILLAGE, 3172.


Dromana and District Historical Society

P.O Box 30, DROMANA, 3936.   Email:


The Society operates a Museum at the Old Shire Offices, 359A Point Nepean Road, Dromana 3936. It is open from 2.00pm to  4.00pm on the First and Third Sunday of the month.


Frankston Historical Society

Ballam Park Homestead  280 Cranbourne Road, FRANKSTON 3199.

President: Glenda Viner or telephone: 03 9789 3116


The Society manages Ballam Park Homestead – see the website for more details.


Friends of Cheltenham & Regional Cemeteries

PO Box 2958  CHELTENHAM   3192          Website:


Hastings Western Port Historical Society   Telephone: 0490 132 011


Visit the website for details of their Museum located at corner of Marine Parade and Skinner Streets, Hastings. Open Sundays 2.0pm to 4.00pm

and Wednesdays 10.00am to 12 noon.


HMAS Cerberus Museum

Curator – Toni Munday

Postal address: D Block,  Phillip Road, HMAS Cerberus 3920.

Telephone: 5931 5687 or 0412 242 824


Koo-Wee-Rup Swamp Historical Society

Secretary:  2 John Street, KOO-WEE-RUP, 3981  Telephone: 03 5997 1357

President: Heather Arnold 0407 521 637

The Museum at the corner of Rossiter Road and Henry Street is open the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.


Lang Lang and District Historical Society

P.O Box 8, LANG LANG, 3984.


The Society operate the Lang Lang Historical Display Centre, Whitstable Street, Lang Lang in the old Infant Welfare Centre. It is open Sunday afternoons.


Mordialloc and District Historical Society

P.O Box 544, MENTONE, 3194.

The Society operates the Laura and Charles Ferguson Museum, Old Bakery Lane in Mentone. It is open Sundays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.


Mornington and District Historical Society

P.O Box 71, MORNINGTON, 3931


The Society operates the Old Post Office Museum, corner Main Street & The Esplanade,  Mornington.
It is open Sundays and Public Holidays 1.30 p.m. to  4.30 p.m and Wednesdays during school holidays 11.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.


Narre Warren and District Family History Group

Research Room at Cranbourne Library, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne  Road, Cranbourne is open to the public Tuesdays and Saturdays 11.00am to 3.00pm.

P.O Box 149, NARRE WARREN, 3805.

Website:   Email:


Nepean Historical Society

P.O Box 139, SORRENTO, 3943              Website:

The Museum in the Mechanics’ Institute 827 Melbourne Road, Sorrento is open 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm Saturday, Sunday, Some Public and School Holidays.


Phillip Island and District Historical Society

P.O Box 816, COWES, 3922


Visit the website for details of their Museum at the Phillip Island Heritage Centre, 89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes.


Rye Historical Society

P.O Box 65 RYE, 3941            Website:

Visit the website for details of their Museum in the Old Schoolhouse, at the Rye Primary School, open Sundays 2.00pm to 4.00pm.


Somerville-Tyabb and District Heritage Society

P.O Box 363, SOMERVILLE, 3912.


Visit the website for details of their Display Room at the Somerville Mechanics’ Institute.


Springvale and District Historical Society

7 Hillcrest Grove SPRINGVALE   3171  Telephone: 03 9548 2732


Wonthaggi and District Historical Society

P.O Box 18, WONTHAGGI 3995.  Telephone: 03 5672 2009

The Museum at the old  Railway Station is open Saturdays from 10.00am to 2.00pm.



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