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The name 'Coolamon'' comes from an aboriginal word meaning 'dish or vessel for holding food or water' referring to the Coolamon Holes which can be found in the district. Coolamon, a delightful small town founded in 1881, is well known for its antiques and museums. There are many historical buildings throughout the district including churches, banks, hotels, schools and halls.

Coolamon: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Coolamon RSL Memorial Museum


The award winning Coolamon RSL Memorial Museum is situated in the RSL Hall, Loughnan Street, Coolamon. The museum houses an extensive collection of military items from Pre-Federation to the present day.

The museum project is an initiative of the Coolamon Sub Branch of the Returned and Services League with the aim of preserving for the Coolamon community, a collection which specifically preserves the local military history of the Coolamon District.

Open by appointment only. Free admission.




Loughlan Street
Coolamon, NSW, 2701

Located 0.3K from Coolamon

Coolamon: Events

Carve a Spoon from a Tree


Enjoy a day of happy slowness when you join the Spoonsmith, Jeff Donne, for a hands-on exploration in the traditional art of carving wooden spoons from a tree in pure, analogue bliss.

In this six hour workshop you will learn:
How to safely and unhurriedly turn a responsibly sourced log into a beautiful wooden spoon using an axe, a knife and your hands; The joys of falling into spoon making meditation;
The fun in foraging for sticks and logs in the woods; and
The value of preserving traditional crafts.

Each participant will go home with a head full of new skills and everything you make on the day.

Introductory class suitable for beginners aged 16+.
All materials provided.

Please note this is a one day workshop but should get swept away with spoon making, Jeff would love to have you attend both workshops and will structure your second day with some more advanced skills and projects.


Event Dates
2020
      23rd May


Corner Loughnan Streetand Cowabbie St
Coolamon, NSW, 2701

Located 0.2K from Coolamon

Willow Weaving - Weave your own Miniature Piglet


In this 2.5 hour workshop with Penny Kerr you will learn:
About harvesting willow and its history of use in woven forms;
basic willow weaving techniques and how to apply them to different shapes; and how to weave onto an existing frame template, creating a visually striking piece specific to your interests.

Each participant will take home a substantial decorative handmade woven form, for display in the house or garden, and woven using locally sourced willow.

Introductory class suitable for beginners.
All materials provided.


Event Dates
2020
      7th Mar


Corner Loughnan Street and Cowabbie St
Coolamon, NSW, 2701

Located 0.2K from Coolamon

Coolamon Anzac Day Service


Coolamon will commemorate ANZAC Day with a Dawn Service, March, Diggers Breakfast and Commemoration.

Please join them to commemorate this important part of their history.

This event is organised and hosted by the Coolamon RSL Sub Branch.


Event Dates
2020
      25th Apr


Coolamon, NSW, 2701

Located 0.4K from Coolamon

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