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
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.