“Museum” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Australian Museum Trust Australian Museum Trust ●●● We solicit donations to assist the Australian Museum's activities ranging from research to education to supporting the Museums operations and dev…
The Sovereign Hill Museums Association Limited The Sovereign Hill Museums Association Limited ●●● The Sovereign Hill Museums Association Ltd is a Ballarat member-based non-profit organisation with a workforce of over 600 staff and volunteers. The A…
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…
Australian Stockman's Hall Of Fame And Outback Heritage Centre Australian Stockman's Hall Of Fame And Outback Heritage Centre ●●● Providing displays and information on pioneers and the pastoral industry.…
Transport Heritage NSW Limited Transport Heritage NSW Limited ●●● Operation of two rail heritage focused Museums, heritage passenger rail experiences, support to the broader NSW heritage transport sector, management …
Qantas Founders Outback Museum Pty. Ltd. Qantas Founders Outback Museum Pty. Ltd. ●●● Operation of a Museum that is devoted to telling the story of the history of Qantas Airlines. The Museum is constantly updating displays of materials …
The Trustee For The Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust The Trustee For The Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust ●●● Operation of a Museum that is devoted to telling the story of the history of Qantas Airlines. The Museum is constantly updating displays of materials …
Jewish Holocaust Centre Inc Jewish Holocaust Centre Inc ●●● Each year we educate middle school and senior secondary school students, teaching them the important lessons of the Holocaust. Over one third of all s…
Sydney Jewish Museum Sydney Jewish Museum ●●● Significant contribution to the education of all people, in particular about Jewish life, culture and the Holocaust. Present the facts and data about…
Heide Park And Art Gallery Heide Park And Art Gallery ●●● Charity Main Activity: Culture and Arts Other Main activities: Primary and Secondary Education Other main activities: Higher Education…
Foundation for the Western Australian Museum Foundation for the Western Australian Museum
Lyon Foundation Limited Lyon Foundation Limited ●●● By accepting donations of cash and acquire artwork to be available for viewing by the general public.…
Australian Railway Historical Society ACT Division Inc Australian Railway Historical Society ACT Division Inc
The Trustee For The Bradman Museum Trust The Trustee For The Bradman Museum Trust ●●● -We operate an independent museum open to the public, dedicated to all things cricket related and documenting the social impact of cricket in our Nati…
The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia ●●● The Museum's mission and main aim is to create a culture of awareness and understanding about the religion of Islam by showcasing the artistic an…
The Trustee For The David Roche Foundation The Trustee For The David Roche Foundation SA ●●● House Museum and gallery open to the general public. Exhibitions of fine and decorative arts curated by The David Roche Foundation, including the wor…
Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited ●●● The activities of Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited are operating a museum and library and to promote and educate the general community about th…
New England Regional Art Museum Limited New England Regional Art Museum Limited ●●● . Delivered a dynamic calendar of Exhibitions . Provided educational programs . Provided a platform for local arts to exhibit their work…
Jewish Museum Of Australia Jewish Museum Of Australia ●●● At the Jewish Museum of Australia, we illuminate Jewish life. We maintain a key focus on marginalised and disadvantaged communities, ensuring that les…
Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas ●●● 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 Queensland Museum Foundation Trust The Trustee For Queensland Museum Foundation Trust ●●○ Enriching the lives of Queenslanders through exhibitions, events, learning resources, publications and ground-breaking scientific and cultural researc…
Museum And Gallery Services Queensland Limited Museum And Gallery Services Queensland Limited ●●○ Museums & Galleries Queensland (M&G QLD) advances, supports and provides services to foster understanding, knowledge and excellence in Queensland&#039…
Museum Of Chinese Australian History Ltd Museum Of Chinese Australian History Ltd ●●○ As a museum in Melbourne, The Chinese Museum exhibited and preserved examples of Chinese Australian History, and was involved in providing tours and e…
National Railway Museum Incorporated National Railway Museum Incorporated SA ●●○ We conserve, restore and display railway assets and artefacts for the benefit of educational purposes and visitors.…
Queensland Maritime Museum Association Queensland Maritime Museum Association ●●○ The Queensland Maritime Museum Association: 1. carries out research on all aspects of Queensland's and Australia's maritime history as well…
Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited ●●○ Operation of a tourism and educational centre showcasing and promoting the Australian Coal Industry whilst improving community knowledge and local eng…
Miles & District Historical Society Miles & District Historical Society ●●○ The Society continues to collect, preserve and display various historical items. In total the collection is recognised as a nationally significant co…
The Trustee For The Australian Museum Foundation The Trustee For The Australian Museum Foundation ●●○ Seeking assistance to fund activities of the Australian Museum through philanthropic donations…
Seaworks Foundation Seaworks Foundation ●●○ Seaworks Foundation manages the former Port of Melbourne Authority site known as Seaworks Precinct Williamstown.The precinct is a community asset, whi…
Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc ●●○ Continue the development of a working museum to preserve the style of Ballarats former street tramways and trams for the public benefit in a safe envi…
MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED ●●○ Displayed the Goulburn Valleys rich transport history and show case vintage cars, bikes & trucks.…
Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited Outback Gondwana Foundation Limited ●●○ We continue to discover, prepare, preserve and display Australia's fossil heritage for all to enjoy. We continue to provide training and educatio…
Aviation Historical Society of the NT Inc Aviation Historical Society of the NT Inc ●●○ 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 …
Perth History Association Inc Perth History Association Inc WA ●●○ The Perth History Association Inc operated the Museum of Perth during the entirety of the reporting period. We undertook a range of research projects …
The Historical Society Cairns North Queensland Inc The Historical Society Cairns North Queensland Inc ●●○ We provided access and research facilities for those interested in Nth Queensland history. We have a Museum showcasing Nth Queensland history. We have…
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 visitor information centre. It also ma…
Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd ●●○ We operate an art museum in regional Victoria. The Castlemaine Art Museum connects people through art, history, place and ideas.…
Hahndorf Academy Foundation Inc Hahndorf Academy Foundation Inc SA ●●○ Hahndorf Academy is a leading cultural centre of the Adelaide Hills and a major attraction for local, national and international audiences. We are a …
Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee Incorporated Eden Killer Whale Museum Management Committee Incorporated ●●○ We provide historical research and community historical information in the Bega Valley Shire.…
Fighter World Inc Fighter World Inc ●●○ We operated an Aviation Heritage Museum for the benefit of the visiting public in a manner compliant with NSW Govt requirements for operation as a COV…
The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust ●●○ By establishing and maintaining a museum and art gallery for the benefit of the public…
Queensland Air Museum Inc Queensland Air Museum Inc ●●○ QAM has enlarged the existing collection of both static aircraft displays and library resources. In addition, QAM won "Outstanding Contribution by a V…
Mareeba Heritage Centre Incorporated Mareeba Heritage Centre Incorporated ●●○ 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…
The Sydney Bus And Truck Museum Limited The Sydney Bus And Truck Museum Limited ●●○ Maintaining a collection of vintage buses and commercial vehicles to display this aspect of transport heritage. This is achieved through the museum&#0…
The Trustee For W.R. Johnston Trust The Trustee For W.R. Johnston Trust ●●○ The W R Johnston Trust is a charitable trust in perpetuity of the permanentmaintenance of the real estate described in the Deed as a place of historic…
Women's Museum of Australia Women's Museum of Australia NT ●●○ We are a Women's Museum celebrating the achievements of Australian women. We are located in a historical old gaol and highlight stories about the…
Children's Discovery Museum Limited Children's Discovery Museum Limited ●●○ Despite the impact of COVID-19 on our face to face activities this year, we continued to support our network of connected libraries and community spac…
National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited ●●○ - Displayed, researched and maintained the collections of the Golden Dragon Museum - Continued to promote goodwill and understanding between Chinese a…
Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum Inc Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum Inc WA ●●○ We host an educational and leisure facility through both technology and space memorabilia at our Space & Technology Museum…
Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division ●●○ Provision of Steam Train tours for families.Training Volunteers in railway operations and rail safety.Recording historical data and running a library …

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Tasmanian Museum and Art  Gallery Foundation Limited Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Foundation Limited ●○○ The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) Foundation Ltd is the key fundraising body for the museum, comprised of community-minded supporters who he…
Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia Ltd Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia Ltd ●○○ The principal activities of our charity during the 2020 reporting period was to develop and grow the awareness in the community of the role that offsh…
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 for specified projects Opened the mus…
Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd ●●○ 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. ●○○ Annual Report 2020 This charity had been seeking donations of archival records and items until Corona Virus meant we had to shut down most of our oper…
The Gympie Bone Museum Project Ltd The Gympie Bone Museum Project Ltd ●○○ We delivered death literacy talks in the local cemetery, provided incursions to local educational facilities, hosted excursions from local schools and…
The General Sir Harry Chauvel Memorial Foundation Incorporated The General Sir Harry Chauvel Memorial Foundation Incorporated ●○○ One of the Foundations objectives is to protect the legacy of the Lighthorse that was created by Sir Harry Chauvel. One of these is to encourage membe…
Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. Avon Valley Motor Museum Association Inc. WA ●○○ PUBLIC MUSEUM…
HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD HER PLACE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HERITAGE AND MUSEUM LTD ●○○ supporting and educating women free public programs free educational programs…
Perth History Association Inc Perth History Association Inc WA ●●○ The Perth History Association Inc operated the Museum of Perth during the entirety of the reporting period. We undertook a range of research projects …
Townsville Maritime Museum Limited Townsville Maritime Museum Limited ●○○ Operated as a local Maritime Museum aimed at collecting, conserving and interpreting the maritime history and heritage of Townsville and North Queensl…
Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited ●○○ Mary Glowrey Heritage Limited operated the Mary Glowrey Museum to promote the legacy of Mary Glowrey, use the Mary Glowrey Collection to conduct resea…
Hobart Tram Restoration and Museum Society Inc. Hobart Tram Restoration and Museum Society Inc. ●○○ Our activities, all directed towards supporting the construction of an operating heritage tram museum and restoration facility on a site owned by the …
Trafalgar Holden Museum Inc Trafalgar Holden Museum Inc ●○○ We operate a museum dedicated to the heritage of the Holden Brand of motor vehicle.…
MAITLAND RAIL MUSEUM INCORPORATED MAITLAND RAIL MUSEUM INCORPORATED ●○○ * Promote public awareness and appreciation of the history and heritage of the South Maitland Railways * to acquire and preserve artifacts important t…
Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Incorporated Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Incorporated ●○○ Running a museum of vintage machinery and providing an outlet for members and volunteers to explore the history and workings of vintage machinery…
Lyon Foundation Limited Lyon Foundation Limited ●●● By accepting donations of cash and acquire artwork to be available for viewing by the general public.…
Geelong Museum of Motoring Limited Geelong Museum of Motoring Limited ●○○ 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…
Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum ●○○ Maintained unique Eucalyptus Distillery Museum highlighting the heritage and importance of this eucalyptus distilling industry to our local community …
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 facilitated outcomes of increased community connection and wellbeing for inter-generational adults and early childhood participants th…
The Fox Classic Car Collection The Fox Classic Car Collection ●○○
Spring Bay Maritime Discovery Centre Inc Spring Bay Maritime Discovery Centre Inc ●○○ Operates as one but at 3 levels - the Museum, the Art group and community shed. It provides meaningful activity in restoration and visual arts for per…
Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited ●●● The activities of Melbourne Cricket Club Heritage Limited are operating a museum and library and to promote and educate the general community about th…
Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum Inc Carnarvon Space And Technology Museum Inc WA ●●○ We host an educational and leisure facility through both technology and space memorabilia at our Space & Technology Museum…
Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Incorporated Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Incorporated ●○○ The Association's museum restores, preserves, promotes and displays aircraft and associated items/artefacts of Australian airforce and local gene…
Museum Of Moving Objects incorporated Museum Of Moving Objects incorporated WA ●○○ During the 2019/2020 financial year MOMO planned to continue its inter-generational support to Aged care communities connecting them to younger genera…
MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED MUSEUM OF VEHICLE EVOLUTION LIMITED ●●○ Displayed the Goulburn Valleys rich transport history and show case vintage cars, bikes & trucks.…
Jewish Library Of Australia Limited Jewish Library Of Australia Limited ●●○ Since it's opening, the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia (LJLA) has become a vibrant community hub. It is home to the resources from the Makor Je…
The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust The Trustee For Museum Of Brisbane Trust ●●○ By establishing and maintaining a museum and art gallery for the benefit of the public…
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 The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia The Trustee For The Foundation For The Islamic Museum Of Australia ●●● The Museum's mission and main aim is to create a culture of awareness and understanding about the religion of Islam by showcasing the artistic an…
Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc ●○○ We have a wide range of displays, outreach programs for schools, active with the local council , heritage matters…
The Trustee For Howard Hinton Trust The Trustee For Howard Hinton Trust ●○○ The Trust maintained the Howard Hinton collection, promoting and enriching the awareness of the collection including education, research and events…
The Bible Museum Inc. The Bible Museum Inc. ●○○ The Bible Museum is preparing to relocate to Western Australia. The collection is currently based in Victoria and is being packed in preparation for t…
Toula Museum Of Australia Incorporated Toula Museum Of Australia Incorporated ●○○ 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 ●○○
The Trustee For Chandler Coventry Collection Trust The Trustee For Chandler Coventry Collection Trust ●○○ Maintained the collection and included pieces of the collection in numerous public exhibitions…
Kresy-Siberia (Australia) Ltd Kresy-Siberia (Australia) Ltd ●○○ Establish and maintain an internet-based public museum to collect, preserve, research and educate all members of the public about the experiences of P…
Batchelor Museum Development Association Incorporated Batchelor Museum Development Association Incorporated NT ●○○ We operated a regional museum for the Batchelor and surrounding area. There are displays pertaining to the local indigenous community, the original Eu…
The Trustee For The New England Regional Art Museum Foundation The Trustee For The New England Regional Art Museum Foundation ●○○ 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 ●●● . 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 ●●○ We continue to discover, prepare, preserve and display Australia's fossil heritage for all to enjoy. We continue to provide training and educatio…
Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas Sherman Centre for Culture & Ideas ●●● 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 ●○○ We restore preserve and demonstrate Australian historical items to a wide range of people…
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 ●●○ Maintaining a collection of vintage buses and commercial vehicles to display this aspect of transport heritage. This is achieved through the museum&#0…
Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited Blackwater International Coal Centre Limited ●●○ Operation of a tourism and educational centre showcasing and promoting the Australian Coal Industry whilst improving community knowledge and local eng…
Seaworks Foundation Seaworks Foundation ●●○ Seaworks Foundation manages the former Port of Melbourne Authority site known as Seaworks Precinct Williamstown.The precinct is a community asset, whi…
Bishop Ivan Prasko Memorial Library And Museum Bishop Ivan Prasko Memorial Library And Museum ●○○ Many activities and exhibitions have been held over the life of this fund. Items on display, such as, precious religious books, artifacts, icons, embr…
M F Gill Foundation M F Gill Foundation ●○○ Assisting school children with food and schoolrooms in Malawi…