About the Museum

Our Vision

Preserving stories, sharing history: building an inspiring museum about the people, places, environment and culture of the Tweed for the benefit and enjoyment of visitors and the diverse communities of the region.

“Terrific Displays – fascinating history. A credit to the town!”

E & R Smith, visitor comment book entry, Murwillumbah.

An award-winning Museum

Browsing the mineral collection exhibition

Tweed Regional Museum has been recognised for its exhibitions, projects and buildings, including the following awards:

  • Museums and Galleries Australia National Award 2021
    winner in the Temporary Exhibition category for Small Town Queer.
  • History Council of NSW Macquarie-PHA Applied History Awards 2021
    winner for Small Town Queer online exhibition.
  • Museums Australasia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards 2020
    Highly Commended in the Identity category for the Museum rebranding.
  • Museums and Galleries Australia National Award 2020
    winner in the Permanent Exhibition or Gallery Fitout category for Land | Life | Culture.
  • Tweed Shire Council Service & Productivity Award 2020
    winner in the Diversity category for the Small Town Queer online exhibition.

Tweed Regional Museum Strategic Plan 2019/20 - 2020/21(PDF, 968KB) Strategic Plan
2019-20 to 2020-21

The Tweed Regional Museum Strategic Plan 2019-20 to 2020-21(PDF, 968KB) was adopted by Tweed Shire Council at its meeting on 20 June 2019.

The Strategic Plan identifies Council’s commitment to the Museum and provides a framework for the Museum’s program and activities.