Phillip Pomroy's 'Death of Thunderbolt' Painting Series

  The series of nine paintings capture the alleged events of Fred Ward’s last day. The Museum is building this area of the web site and a virtual tour of this unique collection is scheduled for development. Postcards and prints…

The E. H. Barnden Collection

In the Depression of the early 1930’s, people came up with ways of amusing themselves and lifting their spirits. Ernest Henry Barnden used the kitchen table in the family’s slab cottage as a workbench. With the tinsnips, pliers and a…

Corporal Cecil Stoker

This collection proves that it’s quite okay for a museum to steal important things for the benefit of itself and to the public, a principle espoused for centuries by such august institutions as the Vatican Museum and the British Museum….

It's Just Not Cricket

This is a classic example of why curators should not consume copious quantities of red wine when planning an exhibition. Then again, perhaps they should. A quote: “Bizarre! That is the funniest thing I’ve ever seen in a museum in…

Trickett's Triumpth

Erected 1916. Demolished 1982. A superb marble obelisk. Installed on the grave of Edward Trickett, an elderly gentleman who had come from Sydney to Uralla to visit his son. They decided to dig a mineshaft. It collapsed. The old man…

New Gold Mountain
Tribute to the Anaiwan
Captain Thunderbolt Exhibition

McCrossin’s Mill Museum houses the definitive collection of artifacts connected with the legendary bushranger, Captain Thunderbolt, Fred Ward.