Museum Store

To order any of the books we have, listed below, please complete our order form at the bottom of the page.

Apple Tree Flat. A Gateway to Mudgee by Bob Pauling

A history of the Apple Tree Flat locality, south-east of Mudgee

$10.00

A Walk In My Footprints by Pam O’Connor

A history of the Kelly family and associated families of Mudgee and district

$40.00

Against the Skyline: A survivor account of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur by Leanne Wicks

A gripping account of the sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur on May 14th, 1943, as told by the author’s Grand-uncle, Frederick Chidgey.  The book also includes poetry written about the sinking.   

$30.00

Cooyal Stories by Muriel M. Marks

Yarns about the Cooyal district to the north-east of Mudgee

$10.00

Far and Faint by Peter Johnson

A history of the 1870s gold rush to the Gulgong gold fields, beautifully illustrated with photographs from the Holtermann Collection. 

$41

Golden Diggers by Helen Wood and Lorraine Purcell

The Hill End and Tambaroora district’s contribution to the First World War.  Includes photos and biographies of local diggers.

$35.00

Golden Hill End by Brian Hodge

A history of the Hill End Goldfields told through the voices of local residents and key figures in local history.

$24.00

Historic Houses of Mudgee by John Broadley

Histories of several of Mudgee’s most important homes, with detailed descriptions of each property.  Beautifully photographed and illustrated.

$30

Hobble Chains and Greenhide by Dud Mills

A semi-autobiographical story of life in the West Kimberlies, WA.

$7.00

Holtermann’s Nugget by Gunter Shaule

A novel based on the life of Bernhardt Holtermann, famous local miner, photographer and politician.

$10

Looking Back by Dud Mills

Stories by a noted Mudgee raconteur

$7.00

Major Controversies of the Australian Goldrush by Brian Hodge

Tales of key figures in the Australian Gold rush.

$15

Memories of Mudgee: A Photographic Glimpse of Bygone Days

The Mudgee Historical Society Book Committee: Barry and Fay Wells, Lorraine Stewart, Lynne Robinson, Pauline Bassingthwaighte and Thelma Meers

A wonderful compendium of 205 pages worth of photographs of Mudgee from the Museum’s collection, with brief historical notes introducing each group of photos and placing them in context.  A must for anyone with an interest in Mudgee’s history!

$40.00

Mudgee: A Nest in the Hills by Mudgee Historical Society

A brief history of Mudgee, including key buildings, industries and personalities from our past.  A great introduction to Mudgee for anyone new to the area.

$10

News From Mudgee by Peter Johnson

History of Mudgee from 1821 to 1921.  Based largely on contemporary newspaper articles, and told in chronological order.

$40

One for the Road by Kevin Pye

A collection of verse inspired by Mudgee’s history and local characters.

$25

Telling Tales by Kevin Pye

More verse

$10.00

The Sepia Soldier by Kevin Pye

Poetry paying tribute to Australia’s soldiers from WWI to Vietnam.

$10.00

The Stockwhip and the Spur by Dud Mills

Poetry by Central West resident Dud Mills inspired by his experience in the bush as a stockman.

$7.00

They Made Their Own Way by Doug Swords & Pauline Bassingthwaighte

Recollections of older Mudgee residents about their lives in the Mudgee district

$20.00

They Paved the Way by Keith Mackenzie

This book tells the story of Ann Grant and John McKenzie who immigrated to Australia from the Scottish highlands in the 1830s.

$5.00 

Time is a Traveller by Kevin Pye

A humorous and nostalgic look, in verse, at varied aspects of Mudgee’s history and its colourful characters by a Society member

$25.00

Travelling Down The Cudgegong by Gulgong Writing Group

Histories of towns along the Cudgegong River, with a particular emphasis on Mudgee and Gulgong.  Illustrated with over 200 historic photos.

$10

Through My Eyes by Barry Hawkins

A history of Grattai, the Hawkins family (and other significant local families), and the author’s personal experiences living in the area.

$20

Wind Wagon Booklet by Brian Hobson

Photos of the Mudgee Museum’s 1998 built replica of a 7th century Mongolian Wind Wagon, and explanations on the design and construction.  

$6.50

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