Pioneer Park Museum, Griffith
Explore the history of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area as you walk around the extensive historical collection from the region. Within a short elevated drive from the centre of town, the Park is set on 11 hectares of natural bushland with dozens of buildings of significance.
Within the buildings are many machines and other artefacts from Griffith and the construction of the Riverina’s ‘food bowl’. From the ‘Mallee Roller’ used to clear 1300 acres of scrub through to unique harvesters, there are original inventions and many examples of the ingenuity that made the region productive.
Recent additions include museums dedicated to Italian migrants and local wineries, as well as increasing numbers of historical items from Griffith such as dresses that feature on a national register and the famous Knitted Garden.
There’s something for everyone at Griffith Pioneer Park Museum.
Check out the Summer 2015-16 edition of the Inside the Riverina magazine here.