Clermont Historical Centre


Welcome to Wangan and Jagalingou country.

The Clermont Historical Centre celebrates the rich and diverse heritage of Clermont, Copperfield, and Blair Athol, with an emphasis on settler, mining, and agricultural histories.

The extensive collection of artefacts has been contributed by local families and businesses in the region. Displays include:

  • Aveling and Porter No 6803 steam engine which was used to shift the town after the 1916 flood
  • Clermont Fire Brigade truck
  • Jacques Diesel Powered Shovel and Ruston Steam Shovel used at the Blair Athol Mine
  • Glenmore Shearing Shed, Cosmans Livery, Chiconi Stables, and the Peak Downs Masonic Lodge.

The Clermont Historical Centre won the 2022 Mackay Isaac Tourism Award for Best Tourist Attraction. 

Exhibitions on display in 2024

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Clermont Curiosities from mysterious relics to peculiar curiosities, delve into the captivating history of our curious collections.

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Diary of a landscape is an exhibition that delves into the rich tapestry of stories woven by those who traversed this terrain. Through the lens of junk journal aesthetics, we discover the art of documenting personal and collective history, unearthing hidden treasures, and leaving our indelible footprints on the ever-evolving canvas of our world.

Download our Clermont Historical Centre - School Resource Booklet 2024, a comprehensive guide designed to enhance teacher-led class visits, with a focus on key concepts from the P-6 HASS and 7-10 History curriculums.

DOWNLOAD HERE >> Clermont Historical Centre - School Resource Booklet 2024(PDF, 10MB)



Gregory Highway, Clermont 4721  View Map

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