Media Releases

Free admission to Burnie Regional Museum for Burnie residents

Residents of the Burnie municipality and all children, including school groups, will be able to enjoy free entry to the Burnie Regional Museum as of Saturday 1 July 2017.

Winston Churchill Fellowships

The Burnie Regional Museum will officially open its latest temporary exhibition – Winston Churchill Fellowships in Tasmania – on Friday 15 April at 1pm.

Burnie Regional Museum's surprise Saturday opening

The Burnie Regional Museum will be having a surprise Saturday opening - this Saturday 12th September from 10am to 4.30pm - offering the public one last chance to see the 100 Years: 100 Objects - Our Stories from the First World War exhibition before it comes to a close.

Revised edition of Federation Walks of Burnie brochure launched

Burnie City Council, in conjunction with the Burnie Tourism Association and the Burnie Regional Museum are excited to launch the revised edition of the Federation Walks of Burnie brochure today.

Museum exhibition on war opens on Remembrance Day

The Burnie Regional Museum’s new exhibition will officially open on Remembrance Day (Tuesday, 11 November 2014).

Book launch about Tasmania’s Black War

Between 1825 and 1831 close to 200 Britons and 1000 Aborigines died violently in Tasmania’s Black War.

Exhibition of unidentified faces

Can you solve the mystery of some of Burnie’s unidentified faces?

Two exciting events coming up for history buffs

The Burnie Regional Museum is calling for all history buffs to join them at two exciting new events.

Become a friend of the Museum

The Burnie Regional Museum is calling for friends!

Museum branches out with website

The Burnie Regional Museum focuses on the past, but with the launch of a new website they are bringing the past into modern technology.

Face painting event for new exhibition

In conjunction with the new exhibition at the Burnie Regional Museum named Early Burnie, the Museum is running an exciting calendar of events.

Museum opens for eight Saturdays

In celebration of the Burnie Regional Museum’s upcoming new exhibition, Early Burnie; the museum will open for eight Saturdays.

Early Burnie explored in new exhibition

The Burnie Regional Museum has plenty to celebrate. A new exhibition will open at the Museum on Saturday 16 February 2013. Early Burnie is an exhibition exploring Burnie’s beginnings as a privately owned enterprise and following its progress through the 19th century.