Audio and Visual Histories
The Tomaree Museum and Interpretative Centre actively
collects a variety of oral & visual histories.
We are digitising and making publicly available as much as we can, so please,
check the growing collection on this page to find yet more interesting stories of
Port Stephens, Newcastle and the Hunter.
Port Stephens Local Stories
Hear stories about Port Stephens from a variety of locals including TMA members John 'Stinker' Clarke and Frank Future.
Local Salt Ash farmer and former Earthmover, Monty Bull talks with Doug Cross of the Tomaree Museum Association about some local history and the uses and stories behind axes in the Museum collection.
Tomaree Museum Collection
Members of the Tomaree Museum Association collect and catalogue
historical artefacts donated by the pioneering families for the original Museum in Nelson Bay during the late 1960's and 70's.
These items have been held in storage by the Carroll Family at Anna Bay for 45 years and will go on eventual display in our permanent Museum.