“Museum” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Australian Museum Trust Australian Museum Trust NSW ●●● Australia's first museum continues to undertake research on our natural and cultural world utilising the Australian Museum's vast collection…
The Sovereign Hill Museums Association The Sovereign Hill Museums Association VIC ●●● The Sovereign Hill Museums Association Ltd is a Ballarat member-based non-profit organisation with a workforce of over 600 staff and volunteers. The …
Museum Of Contemporary Art Limited Museum Of Contemporary Art Limited ●●● - Deliver exceptional programs through collaboration; develop and maintain deep relationships with artists; and place Australian artists in an intern…
Transport Heritage NSW Limited Transport Heritage NSW Limited NSW ●●● Same as last year…
Jewish Holocaust Centre Inc Jewish Holocaust Centre Inc VIC ●●● Each year we educate over 23,000 secondary school students teaching them about holocaust and genocide. Over one third of all secondary schools in Vict…
Heide Park And Art Gallery Heide Park And Art Gallery VIC ●●● Heide Museum of Modern Art continues to offer an inspiring, educational and thought provoking experience of modern and contemporary art, architecture,…
Sydney Jewish Museum Sydney Jewish Museum NSW ●●● Significant contribution to the education of all people, in particular about Jewish life, culture and the Holocaust Present the facts and data about t…
Seaworks Foundation Seaworks Foundation VIC ●●● Seaworks Foundation manages the former Port of Melbourne Authority site known as Seaworks Precinct. The precinct has a maritime museum, heritage build…
Australian Stockman's Hall Of Fame And Outback Heritage Centre Australian Stockman's Hall Of Fame And Outback Heritage Centre QLD ●●● Maintenance and development of museum displays serving to inform and educate the public about the role of pioneers and graziers in the formation of mo…
Qantas Founders Outback Museum Pty. Ltd. Qantas Founders Outback Museum Pty. Ltd. QLD ●●● The Museum hosted a number of significant art and cultural activities during the year. There has been an increase in visitations to the Museum that h…
The Trustee For The Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust The Trustee For The Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust QLD ●●● The Museum has hosted a number of significant art exhibitions for the 2018 year. There has been an increase in the number of visitations to the Museu…
Foundation for the Western Australian Museum Foundation for the Western Australian Museum
Australian Railway Historical Society ACT Division Inc Australian Railway Historical Society ACT Division Inc
Lyon Foundation Limited Lyon Foundation Limited VIC ●●● By accepting donations of cash and acquire artwork to be available for viewing by the general public…
The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia VIC ●●● The Museum's purpose is to create a culture of awareness and understanding about the religion of Islam by showcasing the artistic and historical …
The Trustee For The David Roche Foundation The Trustee For The David Roche Foundation SA ●●● House Museum and Gallery open to the general public. Lending of collection items to other public institutions including art galleries and museums and…
The Trustee For The Bradman Museum Trust The Trustee For The Bradman Museum Trust NSW ●●● Operate an independent public museum dedicated to cricket the the social impact the game has on our cultural. Research and display for all ages. Condu…
New England Regional Art Museum Limited New England Regional Art Museum Limited NSW ●●● . Delivered a dynamic calendar of Exhibitions . Provided educational programs . Provided a platform for local arts to exhibit their work…
Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas NSW ●●● The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI), is a pioneering not-for-profit organisation, which follows Founder and Executive Director Dr Gene She…
Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc VIC ●●○ The Museum Mission Statement: Continue the development of a working museum to preserve the style of Ballarats former street tramways and trams for the…
Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited VIC ●●● The activities of Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited are operating a museum and library and to promote and educate the general community about th…
National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited VIC ●●● Golden Dragon Museum continues to research, display and promote the unique history of the Chinese community of Bendigo and surrounding areas.…
Jewish Museum Of Australia Jewish Museum Of Australia VIC ●●● The Museum acts as a non-profit making organisation for the purpose of collecting items of historical interest for the Museum and in providing general…
Museum And Gallery Services Queensland Limited Museum And Gallery Services Queensland Limited QLD ●●● Link to M&G QLD's 2019 Annual Report: http://www.magsq.com.au/cms/page.asp?ID= 5001 M&G QLD supports, advocates for, and builds capacity of Queen…
The Trustee For Queensland Museum Foundation Trust The Trustee For Queensland Museum Foundation Trust QLD ●●○ Enriching the lives of Queenslanders through exhibitions, events, learning resources, publications and ground-breaking scientific and cultural researc…
The Trustee For The Australian Museum Foundation The Trustee For The Australian Museum Foundation NSW ●●○ The Australian Museum Foundation provided grants and donations to the Australian Museum. These grants were for a variety of projects including cultura…
Museum Of Chinese Australian History Ltd Museum Of Chinese Australian History Ltd VIC ●●○ The exhibitions held, and the special promotions for the 200 year anniversary of the first organised Chinese migrant to Australia assisted in expandin…
MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED VIC ●●○ We provided a space for the display of heritage items, vehicles, machinery, motorcycles and vintage bicycles for the public to come and view as a tour…
Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited QLD ●●○ We have continued to remain in line with today's requirements to house all types of training throughout our centre. We do fortnightly mine induct…
Queensland Maritime Museum Association Queensland Maritime Museum Association QLD ●●○ The Queensland Maritime Museum Association: 1. carries out research on all aspects of Queensland's and Australia's maritime history as well…
The Trustee For W.R. Johnston Trust The Trustee For W.R. Johnston Trust VIC ●●○ The W R Johnston Trust is a charitable trust in perpetuity of the permanent maintenance of the real estate described in the Deed as a place of histori…
Aviation Historical Society of the NT Inc Aviation Historical Society of the NT Inc NSW ●●○ We provide access to a large collection of aircraft and aviation related artefacts at our museum which is one of the largest non-government supported …
Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee Incorporated Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee Incorporated NSW ●●○ The Eden Killer Whale Museum successfully provided a range of community based services to preserve and spread the knowledge of the history of the town…
Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd VIC ●●○ We operate an art museum in regional Victoria. The Castlemaine Art Museum connects people through art, history, place and ideas.…
The Historical Society Cairns North Queensland Inc The Historical Society Cairns North Queensland Inc QLD ●●○ Our small team of staff and volunteers work in our museum, research and photographic collections to preserve, record and make available to the public,…
Hahndorf Academy Foundation Inc Hahndorf Academy Foundation Inc SA ●●○ Museum and Collection: maintenance, conservation, research, display. Community engagement: information, events, education program, cultural and histor…
Puffing Billy Preservation Society Puffing Billy Preservation Society VIC ●●○ Assisted and supported the operation of Puffing Billy Railway, restoring heritage railway assets, maintaining a static museum at Menzies Creek and est…
Eumundi & District Historical Association Inc Eumundi & District Historical Association Inc QLD ●●○ The association owns and funds the operations, and oversees the management, of Discover Eumundi, the museum and local visitor information centre. It a…
HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD VIC ●●○ We hold travelling exhibitions as well as open house days to advocate and educate in relation to women and their achievements past and present…
Perth History Association Inc Perth History Association Inc WA ●●○ The Museum of Perth operates a public gallery at 8-10 The Esplanade Perth with a range of exhibitions and events curated throughout the year. We also …
National Railway Museum Incorporated National Railway Museum Incorporated SA ●●○ Providing a social and technical research museum for improving education to school age students. Proving a family friendly environment for special eve…
Sciworld Sciworld SA ●●○ Delivering mobile science Museum exhibits and programs to locations throughout South Australia including primary Schools across metropolitan and regio…
Jewish Library Of Australia Limited Jewish Library Of Australia Limited VIC ●●○ Since its opening, the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia (LJLA) has become a vibrant community hub. It is home to the resources from the Makor Jewish C…
Queensland Air Museum Inc Queensland Air Museum Inc QLD ●●○ QAM has enlarged the existing collection of both static aircraft displays and library resources. In addition, QAM won "Outstanding Contribution by a V…
The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust QLD ●●○ By establishing and maintaining a museum and art gallery for the benefit of the public…
Women's Museum of Australia Women's Museum of Australia NT ●●○ We operate as a not for profit Museum that acknowledges the achievements of Women in Australia and it is housed in the Old Gaol Alice Springs. We are…
Children's Discovery Museum Limited Children's Discovery Museum Limited NSW ●●○ We provide training and equipment to libraries and community spaces throughout the country to build community capacity. We advocate for playful learn…
The Central Highlands Tourist Railway The Central Highlands Tourist Railway VIC ●●○ The CHTR is a major tourist attraction for Daylesford and the Central Highlands / Macedon Ranges Region, receiving many thousands of visitors annually…
Fighter World Inc Fighter World Inc NSW ●●○ Fighter World operates an Aviation Museum for the public and hosts visitors from all walks of life. We host school excursion groups, seniors and disa…
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum Incorporated Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum Incorporated NSW ●●○ 1. The museum exists to provide historical and educational value of advanced production methods of military and commercial products and the progressio…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Tasmanian Museum and Art  Gallery Foundation Limited Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Foundation Limited TAS ●○○ The TMAG Foundation support the museum through the raising of funds for the purchase of art and the staging of exhibitions and employment of a develop…
Perth Modernian Society Museum Association Incorporated Perth Modernian Society Museum Association Incorporated WA ●○○ Collected, conserved and displayed items relating to the history of the school Applied and received grant income to update our software and hardware o…
Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia Ltd Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia Ltd VIC ●○○ > Our charities activities during the year successfully developed and grew the awareness in the community of the role that offshore and specialist shi…
The Gympie Bone Museum Project Ltd The Gympie Bone Museum Project Ltd ●○○ We delivered several special curated exhibitions that included works from contributing artists, new permanent exhibits, loan exhibits from other museu…
The General Sir Harry Chauvel Memorial Foundation Incorporated The General Sir Harry Chauvel Memorial Foundation Incorporated VIC ●○○ We have taken the time seek out the depth of understanding of the public about the legacy that Chauvel achieved throughout his life. We have promoted …
Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. WA ●○○ MUSEUM OPEN DAILY BY VOLUNTEERS TO ASSSIT THE PUBLIC…
Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd VIC ●●○ We operate an art museum in regional Victoria. The Castlemaine Art Museum connects people through art, history, place and ideas.…
Ballina School's Historical Society Inc. Ballina School's Historical Society Inc. NSW ●○○ We operate the Ballina Schools Museum. We collect, preserve and provide a place for objects relating to Ballina Schools and foster research into the …
Perth History Association Inc Perth History Association Inc WA ●●○ The Museum of Perth operates a public gallery at 8-10 The Esplanade Perth with a range of exhibitions and events curated throughout the year. We also …
Townsville Maritime Museum Limited Townsville Maritime Museum Limited QLD ●○○ We collected, conserved and presented stories and objects associated with Townsville's maritime history and heritage for the benefit of the local…
Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited VIC ●○○ Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited operated the Mary Glowrey Museum to promote the legacy of Mary Glowrey, used the Mary Glowrey collection to conduct res…
HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD VIC ●●○ We hold travelling exhibitions as well as open house days to advocate and educate in relation to women and their achievements past and present…
Hobart Tram Restoration and Museum Society Inc. Hobart Tram Restoration and Museum Society Inc. TAS ●○○ Our activities, all directed towards supporting the construction of an operating heritage tram museum and restoration facility on a site owned by the …
MAITLAND RAIL MUSEUM INCORPORATED MAITLAND RAIL MUSEUM INCORPORATED NSW ●○○ We provided displays, exhibitions and tours, as well as information talks, to advance the knowledge and cultural/heritage appreciation of the South Ma…
Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Incorporated Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Incorporated VIC ●○○ Running a museum of vintage machinery and providing an outlet for members and volunteers to explore the history and workings of vintage machinery…
Trafalgar Holden Museum Inc Trafalgar Holden Museum Inc VIC ●○○ We operate a museum dedicate to the heritage of the Holden brand of motor vehicle…
Geelong Museum of Motoring Limited Geelong Museum of Motoring Limited VIC ●○○ Geelong Museum of Motoring reopened to the public in 2018 and is the home of an impressive collection of motor vehicles and memorabilia which pays tri…
The Fox Classic Car Collection The Fox Classic Car Collection ●○○ We provided a car museum to the general public…
The Trustee For Stellar Violets Life Library Living Museum And Gallery Trust The Trustee For Stellar Violets Life Library Living Museum And Gallery Trust WA ●○○ Stellar Violets is an inspirational, inter-generational place of beauty and lifelong learning, offering wondrous experiences to help people and planet…
Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum VIC ●○○ Maintained unique Eucalyptus Distillery Museum highlighting the heritage and importance of this eucalyptus distilling industry to our local community …
Lyon Foundation Limited Lyon Foundation Limited VIC ●●● By accepting donations of cash and acquire artwork to be available for viewing by the general public…
MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED VIC ●●○ We provided a space for the display of heritage items, vehicles, machinery, motorcycles and vintage bicycles for the public to come and view as a tour…
Jewish Library Of Australia Limited Jewish Library Of Australia Limited VIC ●●○ Since its opening, the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia (LJLA) has become a vibrant community hub. It is home to the resources from the Makor Jewish C…
The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust QLD ●●○ By establishing and maintaining a museum and art gallery for the benefit of the public…
Spring Bay Maritime Discovery Centre Inc Spring Bay Maritime Discovery Centre Inc TAS ●○○ We operate a community shed which is involved in the restoration and maintenance of vessels which may be able to be exhibited in the Museum. Members …
Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited VIC ●●● The activities of Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited are operating a museum and library and to promote and educate the general community about th…
Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Incorporated Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Incorporated NSW ●○○ The museum is housed in a restored Heritage listed World War 2 Bellman Hangar that was part of RAAF Station Evans Head during WWII. Tours are conduct…
Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum Inc Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum Inc WA ●○○ To provide, maintain, create and preserve historical artifacts, information, simulations and knowledge of Carnarvons Global role in Space History.…
Museum Of Moving Objects incorporated Museum Of Moving Objects incorporated WA ●○○ MOMO is a mobile museum bringing history and archaeology to life in schools and communities in WA to increase understanding, education and enjoyment o…
St Peter's College Foundation Inc Museum Trust St Peter's College Foundation Inc Museum Trust SA ●○○ Provision of funds to support the establishment of a museum and archives centre for the collection, preservation and display of selections of the arch…
The Trustee For Howard Hinton Trust The Trustee For Howard Hinton Trust NSW ●○○ The Trust maintained the Howard Hinton collection, promoting and enriching the awareness of the collection including education, research and events…
Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc ●○○ The Historical Society operates as the Old Couthouse Museum, we have a wide range of displays, outreach programs for schools and are active with the l…
The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia VIC ●●● The Museum's purpose is to create a culture of awareness and understanding about the religion of Islam by showcasing the artistic and historical …
Toula Museum Of Australia Incorporated Toula Museum Of Australia Incorporated NSW ●○○ The primary activities of the charity consist of permanent exhibitions online, liaison with other charitable bodies as well as an intention to broaden…
The Trustee For Australian Tennis Museum At Kooyong Trust The Trustee For Australian Tennis Museum At Kooyong Trust VIC ●○○
The Trustee For Chandler Coventry Collection Trust The Trustee For Chandler Coventry Collection Trust NSW ●○○ Maintained the collection and included pieces of the collection in numerous public exhibitions…
Kresy-Siberia (Australia) Ltd Kresy-Siberia (Australia) Ltd NSW ●○○ Conducted and recorded Survivor Testimony interviews, digitized their materials and archived their biographical details in the Kresy-Siberia Virtual M…
The Bible Museum Inc. The Bible Museum Inc. VIC ●○○ The Bible Museum is reolcating interstate. The vast collection is being prepared and packed for moving.…
New England Regional Art Museum Limited New England Regional Art Museum Limited NSW ●●● . Delivered a dynamic calendar of Exhibitions . Provided educational programs . Provided a platform for local arts to exhibit their work…
Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited QLD ●●○ We continue to discover, prepare, preserve and display Australia's fossil heritage for all to enjoy. We continue to provide training and educatio…
Batchelor Museum Development Association Incorporated Batchelor Museum Development Association Incorporated NT ●○○ We disseminated information about the history of the Batchelor township and surrounding areas. This includes some information about the local indigeno…
The Trustee For The New England Regional Art Museum Foundation The Trustee For The New England Regional Art Museum Foundation NSW ●○○ Foundation raised funds and invested funds to derive revenue for distribution to other Charitable organisations…
Sciworld Sciworld SA ●●○ Delivering mobile science Museum exhibits and programs to locations throughout South Australia including primary Schools across metropolitan and regio…
The Sydney Bus And Truck Museum Limited The Sydney Bus And Truck Museum Limited NSW ●○○ Maintaining a collection of vintage buses and commercial vehicles to display this aspect of transport heritage. This is achieved through the museum&#0…
Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas NSW ●●● The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI), is a pioneering not-for-profit organisation, which follows Founder and Executive Director Dr Gene She…
Denman & District Heritage Village Inc Denman & District Heritage Village Inc NSW ●○○ We have had school groups visit our displays learning how our forefathers developed this country.…
Seaworks Foundation Seaworks Foundation VIC ●●● Seaworks Foundation manages the former Port of Melbourne Authority site known as Seaworks Precinct. The precinct has a maritime museum, heritage build…
Bishop Ivan Prasko Memorial Library And Museum Bishop Ivan Prasko Memorial Library And Museum VIC ●○○ Many activities and exhibitions have been held over the life of this fund. Items on display, such as, precious religious books, artifacts, icons, embr…
Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited QLD ●●○ We have continued to remain in line with today's requirements to house all types of training throughout our centre. We do fortnightly mine induct…
Melbourne Tram Museum Inc. Melbourne Tram Museum Inc. VIC ●○○ The Museum provides a venue for exhibiting Melboure's Tramway Heritage, telling the stories of the trams, the workers and associated organisation…