Coalfields Local History Association Inc.

Coalfields Local History Association Inc
the Sir Edgeworth David Memorial Museum

The Coalfields Local History Association operates a heritage centre, the Sir Edgeworth David Memorial Museum, where rich history and heritage information about the coalfields of the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, can be found in its library and archives. The Association researches, records, preserves, publishes and teaches its regional history.

Researchers are encouraged to visit and use the resources. We welcome new members!

You are also welcome to join us on our Facebook page.

Read more about the Association


We are open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

We are not open on public holidays. 

Gold coin donation is appreciated

You may be interested in some of our great photos on our Flickr site of the Coalfields and surrounding area. 

The Coalfields Local History Association wishes everyone a very happy Christmas!

The Christmas cards in the slide show are from our Nellie Murrell Collection. The cards date from the beginning of the 20th Century 

If you click on a card in the slide show, you will be able to see the full sized version.

Here is the Nellie Murrell Collection on our Flickr site.