Our latest publication - Mt Pyramid - The First Township At
Pyramid Hill - was launched on Tuesday November 5th by Vaughan
Herrick. Vaughan is a descendant of the early pioneering Herrick
This is a history of the first township at The Hill commenced circa
1872 after closer settlement began in the early 1870's and it features
many wonderful old photos.
It is great reading at only $10.00 and a valuable historical
"THE WAY WE WERE" series DVD's
now available! $10.00
"Mincha" - with
Thelma Mellier, Linton Mills & Bruce Newstead
"Early Memories of Mincha with Lloyd
presented by Allan Mann
"Our Memories of Pyramid Hill"
- Wanda Atkins, John Carroll
(speaking about the Butter Factory) & Ian
Bartels (early days of electricity)
Our books and DVD's make a great gift-check out
all our publications here
We recently purchased The Pyramid Hill Advertiser on searchable
CD's, covering the years 1890-1971. This was made possible by a
grant from Arts Victoria and the Public Records Office.
This, and all our valuable resources are available for individual
research at the museum, or we can send you the information.
A fee of $20.00 applies. Please send your cheque to
the Historical Society, PO Box 83, Pyramid Hill, 3575.
Pyramid Hill Historical Society was formed in 1965 and since then has undertaken the enormous
task of collecting, documenting and cataloguing over 6800 historically
The main building was opened in 1970 by Sir Rohan Delacombe. The
local granite foundation stone, donated by Athol Kelly, was unveiled by
Mr Gordon McKay MM.
The main building houses household memorabilia and
photographs, some family histories and records which are available for
research. The annexe has displays of demi-johns and bottles,
buckles, farm tools, and
relocated RSL hall houses war memorabilia including photographs and Honour
Boards from Pyramid Hill and surrounding districts.
Today's news is
tomorrow's history and our volunteers are committed to the preservation of
the collections and encourages both local folk and visitors to catch a
glimpse of the early life of Pyramid Hill and district.
Tours representatives regularly bring their tourist buses to our museum
for a browse and morning tea or lunch, with many visitors returning for a second or
We have been
awarded Best Museum in the Loddon Shire on several
The museum is open to the public on
Tuesdays from 10am to 3pm and on the first Sunday of each month from 2pm
to 4pm, all other times
are by appointment.
Pyramid Hill & District
McKay Street, Pyramid Hill Vic 3575
to send us an email