Prom Country History & Foster Museum
The museum is once again CLOSED due to Covid-19 (Omicron) restrictions.
A new exhibition "Communications Past and Present" has been installed but can not be viewed at the moment.
Requests and other enquiries may be made using the 'contact us' section on this web site or email email@example.com.
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The Foster and District Historical Society Inc. operate a volunteer-run museum situated in the Main Street of Foster, Victoria.
See how the district developed from the discovery of gold in 1870, the growth of the dairy and fishing industries, the establishment of Wilsons Promontory National Park in 1906 – Victoria’s first National Park, to the thriving district of the 21st century.
A new publication by Neil Everitt recording the life of Luke Everitt, who landed at Sydney Cove in 1830, and his descendents in Ryton in the inhospitable Strzelecki Ranges in Victoria. A well researched book with many illustrations. Cost $30 plus $12.40 post & packaging. PayPal Button below pictureRead more...
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We are a volunteer run, not for profit organisation. Your support it is gratefully received either financially or by objects and media.
NOELA CRIPPS We are all saddened by her passing on Monday 26th April 2021. Noela has been a highly active and serving member of the Society for over 25 years. She served on the Committee for many of those years and as Treasurer since 2014. Noela’s passing means that the Society has lost a source of considerable knowledge of the people and history of Agnes, Toora, and Port Franklin.Read more...
Membership is open to everyone interested in the history of Foster and the Prom Country district
A new publication by Neil Everitt recording the life of Luke Everitt, who landed at Sydney Cove in 1830, and his descendents in Ryton in the inhospitable Strzelecki Ranges in…
This delightful well illustrated book is now available at the museum during advertised opening hours or online using the PayPal button below. Contact us if you need help with purchasing…
This book looks at the interplay between people, land and sea. South of the Strzelecki Ranges is the story of the South Gippsland coast and the people whose lives were…