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Eaton's Hotel in Muswellbrook circa 1880's

Researching the history of your local area or the area from which your family originally lived can be exciting and challenging. Your local library is the perfect starting point for this research! Each of our branches has access to both physical and digital collections and staff are on hand to assist you with your research. If you are interested in family history, have a look at our suggested resources here.

Information Sessions

The Muswellbrook Library hosts regular information sessions on local history research  as well as interactive talks with local historians. Visit our what's on page for session details or complete our information request form to suggest a session or ask a question.

Useful history sites:

Land and Property Information

If you are looking for pictorial history resources, why not try History Pin. It is a website which allows you to interact with other researchers and historical groups and share pictures and information about pictures.

Local Historical Societies and Museums

Muswellbrook Shire Local and Family Historical Society

Muswellbrook Library
126 Bridge Street
PO Box 450

Phone: 6541 5940

Open Saturdays 9.30am – 12.30pm or by appointment.

Murrururundi Museum - managed by the Murrurundi & District Historical Society

Phone: 02 65466069

Email: murrurundimuseum@hotmail.com

Scone Museum - managed by the Scone and Upper Hunter Historical Society

Phone: 0476 471 089

Email: sconehistorical@yahoo.com.au

Merriwa Historical Cottage - managed by the Merriwa Historical Society

Phone: 02 65482673

Email: merriwahistory@yahoo.com.au

Singleton Family History Society