“A short picturesque drive from the city of Albury”

Greater Hume Shire

“The high Tea was amazing, congratulations to all for such a lovely afternoon”

Margaret Benbow

“I had no Idea how big the museum actually was, you drive past and see the front but there is so much more than that to see.  Well worth the stop”

Roslyn Brown

“A great place to visit – Lovely lunch in the garden under shady trees.  Well worth the visit especially on a Sunday”

Gwenda Morrison

“Great place to visit for an afternoon out or to one of their special events”

Peter Davenport

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Heritage Dinner

A return of the famous Heritage Dinners to the Jindera Pioneer Museum. A classic four course dinner served in the vestibule of the Museum residence. Be entertained by live music and attendants from a past era. Complimentary arrival drink with canapé’s, beverages at bar prices, no BYO. Tickets are limited to 30 per night so […]

About the Jindera Pioneer Museum

The first German settlers arrived in the Jindera area in 1867, having trekked from Adelaide in horse drawn wagons. Before they arrived, probably in the 1840s, a small wattle and daub hut was built just off the main track through town. This hut still stands at the site of the Jindera Pioneer Museum, and probably is the oldest remaining cottage or house in the Albury District.

In 1874 Johann Rosler and Peter Wagner built a store and three room residence on this same site. It became known as Wagner’s Store. Formed in 1967, the Jindera Pioneer Museum and Historical Society purchased the evolved Wagner’s Store, the residence, and the grounds around the wattle and daub hut.

The Pioneer Museum, one of the best known in NSW, recreates the material culture of the early German settlers, using only local relics. The complex consists of several historic buildings centred around the store, set within a sprawling, beautiful two acres of grounds that now feature not only the wattle and daub cottage, but an authentically furnished slab hut, a remarkable and extensive collection of farm implements, equipment and forge, an historic post office, a gallery and several other outhouses and structures.

The Wagner’s Store and Residence was restored and painstakingly furnished so as to recreate its 19th-century appearance. The shop building is pre-eminent in NSW for its original shop fittings and furnishings and is stocked with authentic goods of the 19th century. The living area at the rear is also furnished in its original style. Within this amazing 16 room complex is another beautiful display gallery.

The Museum plays host to many thousands of visitors throughout the year.

It is also a Visitor Information Centre, providing regional maps and information regarding local places of interest.

The Museum is open every day from 10 am to 4 pm in the warmer months, and 10-3pm in the cooler times. The Museum only closes on Christmas Day and Good Friday.  Our famous Tea Room currently open every Sunday from 11am (and select public holidays) Devonshire Tea with a variety of sweet and savouries delights available for purchase.

You may also wish to take in the Jindera Heritage Walk around the 24 historic sites – stroll, read and imagine what was happening in Jindera over 100 years ago!

For a 3D on-line taste of one of the Museum rooms, navigate your way around here . We’d very much like to thank Justin Dallinger for this particular experience of the Museum.

Discover your Ancestry…

Have you ever wondered more about your families ancestry?

The museum now offers the opportunity for people to investigate their family history.

We have a member who is willing to discuss this and do the searching for you.

The museum has a wide range of family history resources available as well as access to Ancestry.

The museum charges $25 per hour, after an initial period of time to determine if we can help with your discoveries.

Contact can be made at info@jinderamuseum.com.au

Devonshire tea in Jindera

Devonshire Teas at the Museum

EVERY SUNDAY from 11 am (and select public holidays)

The Tea Room; Providing you with a choice of Devonshire tea, fresh loose leaf tea or brewed coffee, maybe grab one of our delicious homemade scones with jam and cream, choose from a great selection of slices and cakes or try something from a savoury menu which changes weekly (soups, quiche, salads etc). Prices vary and can include a discounted entry fee to the museum if you choose. 

The tea room was built in the 1800s and was the original store. It creates a very memorable visit, if the weather is cool we have the wood fire burning, if it’s sunny you can enjoy a table out in the garden.

Open daily

The Museum is OPEN everyday: 10-4pm October to April 10-3pm May to September (Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day)

Tea Room is open every Sunday from 11am (including selected public holidays)


Average viewing time is
60 to 90 minutes.
Costs:   $5 children, $8 concession, $10 adults
Yearly Passes: $20 (single), $50 (family)


Mobile: 0408409842

Phone: 02 6026 3622

118 Urana Street, Jindera 2642

P.O. Box 322, Jindera  2642

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118 Urana Street,
Jindera NSW2642

Ph: 0408409842/02 6026 3622
email: info@jinderamuseum.com.au

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