The Braidwood and District Historical Society was founded in 1970.

We encourage the study of the history of Braidwood and district and promote and undertake the preservation, storage and display of artefacts and records of historical interest.  We promote and publish historical works and studies related to the area and foster the sharing of information through lectures, readings, discussions, excursions and exhibitions. We celebrate, protect and share the heritage of the region.

We own and run the Braidwood Museum which holds a rich collection of objects and archives. Our researchers assist with family history enquiries and we sell a large selection of books relevant to the area.

Open            Friday       11am - 2pm       

                   Saturday    11am - 2pm

or by appointment. (


The Society is run entirely by volunteers.

Please check if travelling as occasional staff shortages can result in unexpected closures.

The Braidwood & District Historical Society acknowledges the people of the Yuin Nation, the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live .

We pay respect to them as First Nations people with continuing connection to land, place, waters and community.