The Museum

 The Rockingham Museum is housed in an Art Deco building, the former Rockingham Road Board Building built in 1946/47.It was extended in 1988 to join the library building which become part of the museum building in 1999.

 There are numerous displays throughout the museum depicting a variety of aspects  of our history.

They are designed to educate and inform local residents, visitors and children of the history of Rockingham and surrounding areas.

There is a local history library on site that not only covers Rockingham but also our state’s history,

This can be accessed by members of the public for research purposes.

We have a large map collection and local newspapers on microfilm and hard copy.

The Rockingham Cemetery Records are available.

Items for sale at the Museum


Rockingham looks back by Nora Taggart  - $20.00

Sea and Forest by Vic Fall  - $25.00

Port to City -Pictorial Look at Rockingham from 1872 to 1988  - $10.00


Ship Rockingham  - $1.00

Early Rockingham Beach  - $1.00


Ship Rockingham  - $5.00


Early Pioneer Homes  - 20c

Story of Fenians Escape  - 50c