The Kangaroo Valley Historical Society

Historic photographs

The Kangaroo Valley Historical Society plays an active role in the curating the objects in the Pioneer Museum, including objects, documents and photographs donated by families from the Valley plus recording the history of Kangaroo Valley including family history and local events.

Members of the Historical Society meet on the second Tuesday of every month at the Pioneer Museum Park. The Historical Society takes is actively interested in the history of the Shoalhaven area with an emphasis on Kangaroo Valley. History recorded includes family history of past and present Kangaroo Valley residents. Inquiries are to assist in recording the history of the Kangaroo Valley (written, oral or visual) or to help with the Museum displays are always welcome.

Photos to view

KVHS Historical photos
Kangaroo Valley Historical Society photos to enjoy

Downloadable publications

Videos to watch

The Moorhouse Dairy Boiler
Arthur Moorhouse and Garth Chittick discuss the importance of the Moorhouse Boiler to dairying

Pioneer Village Celebrations 2003
Historical Society turns 50 and Pioneer Museum Park turns 30!

The Kangaroo Valley Show
A short movie of the Kangaroo Valley Show 1956

Back to Kangaroo Valley Week 1953
Activities at the Old Showground 1953

Additional publications

Illawarra Aborigines 1770-1850 by Michael Organ
Berrima District Historical and Family History Society newsletters
Shoalhaven Historical Society Chronograph

Membership and Inventory Access

For further details about Historical Society membership or to access our inventory section, please contact Peter.

Peter Dumbrell
history@kangaroovalleymuseum.com