Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum

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About Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum

Rocky Hill War Memorial opened in 1925 as a lasting tribute to the men and women of Goulburn who served during World War 1.

Sponsored by the community and designed by renowned local architects, E C Manfred and Sons, the memorial tower is constructed of concrete and clad in local stones – some of which was carried to the site by local residents and returned servicemen as part of ANZAC Day commemorations in 1923.

Located on a prominent rocky outcrop the memorial is a must to visit with the viewing platform at the top of the tower providing a spectacular view over the city and surrounding areas. The tower is a well-known and iconic representation of Goulburn and a significant landmark to the local community.

A small museum opened in the basement of the tower in 1927 to house a substantial collection of war trophies allocated to Goulburn in 1920, 1922 and 1926. The collection has grown significantly over the years and moved to the re-purposed onsite caretakers cottage in 1999. A new state of the art museum building was due to open in March 2020, doubling the exhibition space and providing a large open area for programs and events. The opening has been postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Opening Hours:

10am - 4pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday
Also open 10am - 4pm all school and public holidays. 

For more information contact:

Kerry Ross
Ph: 02 4823 4527
Email: kerry.ross@goulburn.nsw.gov.au

Rocky Hill war Memorial is listed on the register of the National Estate.