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Richmond River Historical Society is based in the city of Lismore, centre of the Richmond River region of northern New South Wales. The Society’s mission is to collect, preserve, display and disseminate historical material relevant to the continuing history of North-Eastern NSW. Whether you are interested in visiting our Museum, researching your family history, discovering an aspect of local history, or becoming a member or volunteer with the Society, we trust you will find what you are looking for on this website.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

We acknowledge the Widjabal-Waibal people of the Bundjalung Nation as the traditional custodians and pay our respects to elders past and present.

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4 days 23 hours ago

Our new exhibition - opening Monday 15 July: THEATRE NORTH 1981-2024 This exhibition documents the contribution Theatre North made to the cultural life of this

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2 weeks 2 days ago

Our long-awaited new book explores stories from the 1960s to 1990s of people and places less well known in the environmental history of our region.

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4 weeks 1 day ago

Members, friends, community and volunteers are invited to the official launch of our newest exhibition - the History and Inspiration behind 30 years of the

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1 month 6 days ago

Looking forward to exploring the history and inspiration behind the Lismore Lantern Parade. Lighting Lismore for 30 years. Exhibition starts Tuesday 10th June.

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1 month 1 week ago

Reminder that our AGM is on today at 2pm. Guest Speaker will be Jyllie Jackson, talking about the journey of the Lantern Parade of over

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1 month 4 weeks ago

Today - come along for the launch of this great new exhibition, celebrating the power of the people in our area.

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2 months 2 days ago

Last day today, to catch the "Early School Days" Exhibition at the Lismore Museum Pop Up today, 106 Molesworth Street. Open til 12:30.

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2 months 1 week ago

On the 15th of May we launch our next exhibition: the 10th anniversary of the Bentley Blockade and gasfield free Northern Rivers! What are you

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Looking for a job? Great friendly people, minimal hours, bright airconditioned workplace, lots of social interaction, right in the heart of our growing CBD. Interested?

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Have you visited our Popup up shop museum in Molesworth Street? Join us Monday 29th April from 1:30, for afternoon tea and to look through