Common School Museum

Murray Street (next to Primary School) Rutherglen 3685 MAP

Housed in Rutherglen’s original c1872 school building the Common School Museum houses a fascinating collection of historical artifacts from Rutherglen and surrounds. Farming implements, wine paraphernalia, mining equipment, early photographs and a perfectly re-created period schoolroom are just a few of the highlights.

The Museum is open:-

Friday 11am – 3pm

Saturdays 1pm – 4pm

Sundays 1pm – 4pm

Mondays 1pm – 4pm

With groups catered for at any time by appointment. Contact us

Family History

We are able to help you research your family history and have a huge amount of local information in our records. The society houses Rutherglen rate records and Rutherglen Sun editions on microfilm, with Victorian Births, Deaths & Marriages records on microfiche, Carlyle & District Cemetery records and local school records.

To help us exist as a Society we have a small fee for any research carried out – $40 per initial enquiry. If you would like further information please contact us.

The society’s fireproof vault is also available for groups to store valuable documents and historical artefacts.