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Welcome to the website of

The Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society

(Accredited under the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries)

Where our stories live!

We are currently Closed, following NSW Government Covid Restrictions, but we are responding to email enquiries.

Please click on the centre of the image below to commence our latest


Great to see you again!

Our standard opening days and times are:

Tue/Wed/Thur: 10am - 3pm

Groups any day by appointment

Admission fees:

$5 per head, children under 12 free.

Group arrangements - see menu bar above


Accessible Toilets

Research Library

Reading Room

Kid's Space

Please Note: The CLYDE RIVER & BATEMANS BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 01 Jul 2000. It is covered by Items 1 & 4 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997


for more information about financial donations to the Museum

Bunnings Community BBQs

 These have been suspended by Bunnings until further notice, due to NSW Government Covid-19 restrictions.

We welcome into the fold members of the Batemans Bay Lapidary Club, who display and work from the rear of the Museum.

Lapidary Club Display Cab in Geology Room


to learn about oyster farming in 

south-east NSW

(presented by Merimbula Old School Museum)


to view a Digital Map of Eurobodalla Visitor Information Outlets

Other Local History Pages:

The 'Roaring Days' Exhibition (please see below) has been extended beyond 20th July 2021.  The Title is taken from a poem of the same name by Henry Lawson.

Click here to view final car journeys over the old bridge - 29/03/2021

Click here to view the YouTube Video 'Bridge to Bridge'                     

Some extracts from our Visitors Books:

24/02/21 - Hilary - "Excellent!! Great to see such a good indigenous section."

30/01/21 - Mark - "Best set up ever. Well done!!"

19/01/21 - Olivia Wright - "The Death Room and School Room - hands on stuff - dress up."

5/11/20 – D. & R. Reeves – "A comprehensive and extensive display. I is terrific!"

3/11/20 – Lilan & Elisha Rosevear – "Amazing displays - so much detail and care taken, very informative."

7/9/20 – Natalie – "Fantastic displays. Kids loved touching and feeling sea shells and stars. It is wonderful."

6/9/20 – Zaina – "The displays were interseting and detailed. Some were funny. It was really good."

If you have a Facebook account, please do not forget to click the Facebook Like button below. If you do not have an account, you can still view our Facebook Page by simply clicking on 'Batemans Bay Heritage Museum' below. Enjoy your visit and we look forward to receiving your comments.

You can also follow us on Instagram - @batemansbayheritagemuseum

We also acknowledge the support of 'Create NSW', through grant funding for cultural and arts-related projects at the Museum.  

CLICK HERE for more information.

Do you love the natural beauty of the Eurobodalla area? Then check out the links below:

Batemans Bay Marine Park                                   

Zoning Map of the Batemans Bay Marine Park 

Eurobodalla National Park                                     


The Historical Society acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live, and offers our respect to Elders, past, present and future.