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Forbes and District Historical Society Museum

11 Cross Street, Forbes 2871

Ph: 0268516600

The Forbes and District Historical Society Museum is housed in ‘Osborne Hall’, the dance hall of the Osborne Hotel which was built circa 1878.

Displayed in the Museum are items pertaining to all facets of the history of Forbes including Aboriginal artefacts, furniture, photographs, tools, clothing, and household wares together with a large display of old and historic machinery including an “Ivel” tractor.

There is also an exhibition about Ben Hall – The Myths Behind the Legend, and a World War One exhibition relating to Forbes’ contribution to World War One.