Courthouse Museum, Latrobe

The Court House Museum tells the story of Latrobe and surrounding areas since European settlement began in the mid nineteenth century. The centre of a rich agricultural and forestry district the town has also been a major port on the North West coast, the site of the Tasmania���s oil shale industry and birthplace of competitive wood chopping in Australia. The Museum tells its stories through changing displays and rich photographic collections.

The Latrobe Court House Museum holds a large collection of images tracing the Latrobe area���s history. This is now available to view on-line together with the Curators��� notes. Prints from the majority of images are available for noncommercial use.

Location: 113 ��� 115 Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Ph (03) 6426 1289 or 6426 2777

Open: August to May:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
1.00pm ��� 4.00pm
Booked groups by arrangement

June and July:
Thursday
1.30pm-3.30pm
Booked groups by arrangement

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday


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