Kentish Museum Information
The Kentish Museum is a heritage museum at Sheffield, north west Tasmania. Sheffield is a 40-minute drive south of Devonport (30 kilometres/19 miles) and an hour west of Launceston (93 kilometres/58 miles).
The Kentish museum preserves and displays artefacts from Sheffield’s history. Exhibits include agricultural machinery, minerals, shop fittings, old books, historical newspapers, pioneer household effects and clothing. The museum also has excellent displays on the history of hydro-electricity in the local area. The Kentish Museum is located in Sheffield’s main street and is open from 10am until 3pm each day.
Sheffield is known internationally for its collection of public murals, which depict the area’s rich history. Since 1986, dozens of murals have been painted in the town, ranging from large scale work by professional painters, to murals by local school children. Sheffield attracts over 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire this collection of public art. The town also hosts the annual Mural Fest – a national competition of mural art.
The Working Art Space
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