An Island of Stories
Bruny Island is the spiritual & cultural country of the nuenonne people one of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.
With thirty five thousand years of history there are a lot of stories to tell .
...there just might be something of interest to you ...
The History Room
The History Room was established in 1997 as a community resource -providing a central repository for the Bruny History Collection.
Since 1988, local history research has been ongoing. Sources include field excursions, member research and oral history from Bruny families.
The History Room is an ideal place to begin your research. Whether you are looking for your family's Bruny roots or historical information on your house or property our records are sure to be of use.
So why not pop in next time you are down.
Open Saturday 10-2 pm
The Court house
The courthouse, constructed in 1938, was used as a Court of Petty Sessions until the 1970s, and for Council meetings until the Bruny Municipality was amalgamated into the Kingborough Municipality in 1993.
Variety Bay Site
The Bruny Island Historical Society is a group of dedicated volunteers who share an interest in the history of the island, organise visits to historic sites and undertake restoration and maintenance tasks at sites like Variety Bay.