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The Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society is an incorporated volunteer organisation, formed on 25 July 1977.


The Society is recognised as a key community cultural resource and visitor attraction through development, maintenance and promotion of the Batemans Bay Heritage Museum and its Collections.  

We are located in the town’s former Courthouse, built 1905 and heritage listed.  There are numerous outbuildings housing displays, and a second hand bookshop in reception.


We are a non-for-profit organisation which is funded through grants, fundraisers and donations.

Charitable Status:

The Society is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC):  ABN 24 004 213 040


Direct Bank Deposit:
Account Name: Clyde River & Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc. - Friends of the Museum
Bank: NAB
BSB: 082 432 Account Number: 157861001
Please advise us when you donate so a receipt can be issued.



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