We really do own a real Museum which exhibits genuine artefacts. Not photographs of . . . Not videos of . . . Not holograms of . . . Not website links to . .

Absolutely Fabulous Four

A colourful new exhibition

See the most definitive collection of artefacts connected with the legendary bushranger, Captain Thunderbolt, Fred Ward.

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10.00am – 5.00pm 

Yes… even Christmas Day! Beyond these hours – by appointment only.  


We really do own a real Museum which exhibits genuine artefacts. Not photographs of . . . Not videos of . . . Not holograms of . . . Not website links to . . No. The real thing.

 Yes, really! For example . . . the buildings, our first enduring and ruggedly beautiful exhibits, the Chinese collection that was carefully cleaned, but never ‘restored’, all our Thunderbolt artefacts are ‘as is’ and genuine. Our Foresters Banner was professionally conserved by the mending of some small rents in the fabric. The Tin Man’s toys were lovingly dusted off, that’s all. Explore the Menu at the top of the page to discover more about us and plan your visit.


Uralla’s Post Code is 2358 and thus the only town in all of Australia that fits the amazing Fibonacci number series: 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89 etc. Due to the series of unfortunate interruptions to normalcy in Uralla (and elsewhere) the brilliant and unique...

  Finding Charm  in Uralla

  Uralla’s first ‘Heritage Walk’ brochure was produced in 1982, a year of big celebrations in Uralla . . .  The Centenary of the arrival of the railway, and of local Government, the Official Opening of McCrossin’s Mill, and the...

Absolutely Fabulous Four

Our International Women’s Day Official Opening and Celebration Dinner was held just in time before Covid 19 changed all our plans. On 14 March, 2020, approximately 70 guests gathered at the Mill to celebrate the Opening of our new Exhibition...

Millers Tales – About Digital Publication

“The Millers’ Tales” is the Uralla Historical Society’s (UHS) newsletter.  It is published quarterly, printed and posted out free to all members, sponsors, patrons and councillors.  The Newsletter keeps all members informed on the latest news and up-to-date happenings at...

Wedding Package

Thank you for considering McCrossin’s Mill Museum and Function Centre as the venue for your Wedding Celebration.

From the Visitors Book

Congratulations on a lovely exhibition” Joyce Widdons “Great place to visit. Really enjoyable. Wonderful volunteers” Tewa & Cathy, Auckland. “A great slice of history. So much character” Laura Coney, Dulwich Hill, Sydney. “Loved this museum, so much and varied interest”...


McCrossin’s Mill Museum and Function Centre is owned and operated by the Uralla Historical Society, a team composed entirely of volunteers.

Chinese Temples: Heritage of New England North West region of New South Wales, Australia

In case you missed it, the Northern Daily Leader did a big story on “Our Chinese Past Inc” this weekend about their new project. In the coming weeks their team will post more stories on each of the museums involved,...