Prom Country History & Foster Museum
The museum is currently OPEN Saturdays and Sundays only due to Covid-19 restrictions. QR Code or sign in required.
A new exhibition "Communications Past and Present" is being in installed, opening date to be advised
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.
The 2022 calendar is complementary to the Communications Exhibition which is scheduled to open in December 2021. The calendar once again features black and white photographs from our extensive collection and each photograph has some element of communication even if only a telegraph pole! Our recently retired Maintenance Manager, Reg Williams, is proudly seen driving…Read 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
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…