“Museum” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
The Trustee For Australian Museum Trust The Trustee For Australian Museum Trust NSW ●●● Through exhibitions, education and cultural programs and scientific research projects and expeditions, the Australian Museum fulfils its mission to m…
The Sovereign Hill Museums Association The Sovereign Hill Museums Association ●●● Sovereign Hill's mission is to collect, conserve and interpret the mining, social, cultural and environmental heritage of the Ballarat region.…
Museum Of Contemporary Art Limited Museum Of Contemporary Art Limited NSW ●●● Taking a leadership role is shaping an Australia that values contemporary art and artists. The MCA is Australia's Museum of Contemporary Art ded…
Transport Heritage NSW Limited Transport Heritage NSW Limited NSW ●●● Operating a museum and heritage train services provides a window into the way how peopletravelled in the past and bring transport heritage to life.Str…
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 facts and data about …
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,…
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…
Qantas Founders Outback Museum Pty. Ltd. Qantas Founders Outback Museum Pty. Ltd. QLD ●●● Operation of a Museum that is devoted to telling the story of the history of Qantas Airways. The Museum is constantly updating its displays of materi…
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…
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 WA ●●● The Foundation for the Western Australian Museums objective is to provide meaningful and sustainable financial support to the Museum by building priva…
Australian Railway Historical Society ACT Division Inc Australian Railway Historical Society ACT Division Inc ACT ●●● The organisation furthers the restoration of rail heritage in the Sth NSW and Canberra regions by having an active Rail Museum, restoring historic rol…
New England Regional Art Museum Limited New England Regional Art Museum Limited NSW ●●● MISSION: The New England Regional Art Museum is committed to providing a well-resourced cultural centre that embraces dialogue, interaction and and l…
Jewish Holocaust Centre Inc Jewish Holocaust Centre Inc VIC ●●● we provide an award winning education program to cover 22,000 students through the year teaching them about holocaust and genocide. we also provide re…
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…
The Trustee For The David Roche Foundation The Trustee For The David Roche Foundation SA ●●● - House Museum and Gallery open to the general public for viewing, education and public interest. - Lending of collection items to other public instit…
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…
Lyon Foundation Limited Lyon Foundation Limited VIC ●●● Support and promote contemporary art generally with a particular focus on Australian contemporary art. Continue to build the company's permanent …
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…
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 …
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…
Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited VIC ●●● Activities of the Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited are operating a Museum and Library to promote and educate the general community about the hi…
Museum And Gallery Services Queensland Limited Museum And Gallery Services Queensland Limited QLD ●●○ Link to M&G QLDs 2018 Annual Report: http://www.magsq.com.au/cms/page.asp?ID= 5001 M&G QLD supports, advocates for, and builds capacity of Queensland&…
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…
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.…
Museum Of Chinese Australian History Ltd Museum Of Chinese Australian History Ltd VIC ●●○ Through grant applications to local state and federal governments agencies and philanthropic trusts. Through sponsorship of cultural activities and e…
National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited VIC ●●○ We operate a community museum which constantly researches and communicates the story of Chinese migration to the Bendigo goldfield. We exhibit a uniqu…
Puffing Billy Preservation Society Puffing Billy Preservation Society VIC ●●○ Assisting in operating Puffing Billy Railway, restoring heritage railway assets, maintaining a static museum at Menzies Creek and establishing a libra…
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,…
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 through out our centre. We do fortnightly mine induc…
Aviation Historical Society of the NT Inc Aviation Historical Society of the NT Inc ●●○ The AHSNT is the largest aviation museum in the NT and one of the largest non-government supported museums in Australia. It houses valuable collection…
Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee Incorporated Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee Incorporated NSW ●●○ Community Museum and Research Facility…
Seaworks Foundation Seaworks Foundation VIC ●●○ Seaworks has a maritime museum which houses a collection of maritime artefacts from private donation. The National Trust donated its martime library c…
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…
Children's Discovery Museum Limited Children's Discovery Museum Limited NSW ●●○ We advocate for, and provide training and equipment that builds community capacity for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) learning prog…
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 cultu…
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 …
Eumundi & District Historical Association Inc Eumundi & District Historical Association Inc ●●○ The association owns and funds the operations, and oversees the management, of Discover Eumundi, the museum and vistor information centre. It also ma…
National Railway Museum Incorporated National Railway Museum Incorporated SA ●●○ The railway museum provides a venue for research, photographic opportunities and for family entertainment.…
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…
Queensland Air Museum Inc Queensland Air Museum Inc QLD ●●○ Queensland Air Museum has a large display of aviation exhibits and related items plus an extensive research library. The exhibits are available for in…
Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited QLD ●●○ We discovered, prepared and preserved Australia's fossil heritage. We operated a functioning museum open to the public.…
Fighter World Inc Fighter World Inc NSW ●●○ Fighter World opens daily from 10.00am to 4.00pm receiving 27,000 visitors in 2018 including school excursion groups, seniors and disabled groups. A r…
Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division QLD ●●○ Provision of Steam Train tours for families.Training Volunteers in railway operations and rail safety.Recording historical data and running a library …
Women's Museum of Australia Women's Museum of Australia NT ●●○ National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame aims to educate, inspire and empower people by exploring the distinctive history and contributions of Austr…
The Fox Classic Car Collection The Fox Classic Car Collection VIC ●●○ We provided a car museum to the general public.…
Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. WA ●●○ We provide a public museum that displays the history of the motor vehicle We provide an educational base for the public on the motor vehicle…
The Central Highlands Tourist Railway The Central Highlands Tourist Railway VIC ●●○ The CHTR is a major tourist attraction for Daylesford and the Central Highlands Region, receiving many thousands of visitors annually, many of whom tr…
Sciworld Sciworld SA ●●○ Delivering mobile Science Museum exhibits and programs to locations throughout South Australia including primary schools with a focus on regional area…
Mareeba Heritage Centre Incorporated Mareeba Heritage Centre Incorporated QLD ●●○ The Mareeba Heritage Museum (MHC) co-located with the VIC was established in 1995 for the purpose of recording and displaying the heritage of the Mare…

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Charity Name State Size Summary
Tasmanian Museum and Art  Gallery Foundation Limited Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Foundation Limited TAS ●○○ We raised funds for the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery to assist in acquiring new items for the State Collection of art, decorative arts and science…
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…
Perth Modernian Society Museum Association Incorporated Perth Modernian Society Museum Association Incorporated WA ●○○ The charity was incorporated on 27 September 2017 and its activities from that date until 30 June 2018 were restricted to planning, establishing admin…
The Gympie Bone Museum Project Ltd The Gympie Bone Museum Project Ltd ●○○ We are an emerging regional science museum. We focus on hands on displays in the museums and offer after school science club, science communication e…
Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. WA ●●○ We provide a public museum that displays the history of the motor vehicle We provide an educational base for the public on the motor vehicle…
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 …
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 v…
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 provide a museum service to the local community by collecting, conserving, researching and displaying objects and information related to the region…
Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited VIC ●○○ Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited's activities includes the operation of a Museum to promote the legacy of Mary Glowrey, a project to transcribe docu…
HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD VIC ●○○ We used public spaces that honours the achievements of women, through exhibitions, public programs, education resources and an archive. we took a STEM…
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 provide museum displays, demonstrations and information talks at Steamfest and during public open days at the museum. These have helped to advance…
Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Incorporated Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Incorporated VIC ●○○ provided a museum to the greater community and a space to foster creativity…
Trafalgar Holden Museum Inc Trafalgar Holden Museum Inc VIC ●○○ We operate a museum dedicate to the heritage of the Holden brand of motor vehicle…
Lyon Foundation Limited Lyon Foundation Limited VIC ●●● Support and promote contemporary art generally with a particular focus on Australian contemporary art. Continue to build the company's permanent …
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 VIC ●●○ 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 ●○○ We continued as a must visit agri-tourism destination - a vibrant centre for arts & culture fostering learning, imagination, community and cultural ex…
Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum VIC ●○○ Advancing cultural learning of eucalyptus oil distilling industry. We maintain a heritage listed eucalyptus distillery and an interpretative museum fa…
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…
MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED VIC ●○○ The Museum of Vehicle Evolution (Formally Shepparton Motor Museum and Collectibles (SMMC)) is a dedicated museum space showcasing unique private vehic…
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…
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 …
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 ●●● Activities of the Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited are operating a Museum and Library to promote and educate the general community about the hi…
Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Incorporated Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Incorporated NSW ●○○ The museum housed in a NSW heritage listed Bellman Hangar preserves and explains the history of RAAF Station Evans Head and its relevance in WWII. I…
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 ●○○
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 and Garden were open to the public up until the 2nd of May 2018. The board then made the decision to temporarily close the museum in…
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…
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…
New England Regional Art Museum Limited New England Regional Art Museum Limited NSW ●●● MISSION: The New England Regional Art Museum is committed to providing a well-resourced cultural centre that embraces dialogue, interaction and and l…
Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited QLD ●●○ We discovered, prepared and preserved Australia's fossil heritage. We operated a functioning museum open to the public.…
Batchelor Museum Development Association Incorporated Batchelor Museum Development Association Incorporated NT ●○○ We have an interpretive museum that disseminates information of a historical nature of the Batchelor and surrounding areas, including WW2, Rum Jungle …
Sciworld Sciworld SA ●●○ Delivering mobile Science Museum exhibits and programs to locations throughout South Australia including primary schools with a focus on regional area…
The Sydney Bus And Truck Museum Limited The Sydney Bus And Truck Museum Limited NSW ●○○ The funds raised towards continuing to undertake restoration projects that will add to the collection of historic vehicles located within the museum a…
Denman & District Heritage Village Inc Denman & District Heritage Village Inc ●○○ Preserving historical objects…
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…
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 through out our centre. We do fortnightly mine induc…
Seaworks Foundation Seaworks Foundation VIC ●●○ Seaworks has a maritime museum which houses a collection of maritime artefacts from private donation. The National Trust donated its martime library c…
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…
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…