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What We Offer

Our exhibits are based on First Nations history and truth-telling. We offer elder-guided tours, exhibitions, venue hire, art and pottery workshops, and school group activities catered to all age groups. We also have a community Elders space and can host community events.

On the Ration Shed Precinct you can choose from the various activities and venues that we offer:

Tours and Educational Programs

For schools, institutions and groups and the wider community. Talk to us about your school's needs.


  • Life under the Aboriginal Protection Act (in the Ration Shed building)
  • Boys from Barambah – our people in the Anzacs (Office building)
  • Our people in services (Memorial Park)
  • Domo – life in the Dormitories (Boys’ Dormitory building)
  • Cherbourg in the 1930s – by Caroline Tennant-Kelly (Boys’ Dormitory building)
  • Barambah-Cherbourg arts and crafts (Boys’ Dormitory building)
  • Play the Ball – sport in Cherbourg (Boys’ Dormitory building)
  • Strong Women Shadow Boxes (Boys’ Dormitory building)
  • Barambah Pottery 1970s and 80s (Pottery House)
  • Many Threads – Women’s stories (Domestic Science building)

Venue Hire

Hire our venues for events, conferences and meetings

Gallery Store

You can browse and purchase local art and pottery, our publications and videos, clothing and many fine mementoes and original Aboriginal products in the Ration Shed Shop, located in the Office Building.

Over the years we have made a significant effort to ensure the Precinct is a child-friendly and wheelchair all access environment.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the Ration Shed Museum.

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