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Foster Street Museum

October 1 - October 31

A special display on the Leslie family and early pioneer portraits by Alfred Bock and others.

Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1.30 pm – 4 pm

With a diverse collection of items from early European settlement of Sale (originally Flooding Creek), the museum has two special exhibitions from October. 

There are a number of Alfred Bock portraits of local citizens, as well as some others from the same era. 

There is also an exhibition on the Leslie family which ran a large department store in Sale and other towns. This has a focus on John Widdis Leslie OBE (1919 – 2017), a community leader and philanthropist.

Foster Street Museum

130 Foster Street



Sale Historical Museum at 130 Foster Street, Sale, is located in the original Council Chambers of the Borough, later the Town and then the City of Sale.
It is open 1.30 pm – 4 pm each Wednesday and Sunday and features changing major Exhibitions.
The Museum houses original Council furniture from the Borough of Sale as well as many other artefacts and archives from 1863.  The main chamber re-creates the original Council meeting room.
Some memorabilia from West Sale Migrant Holding Centre, local author Mary Grant Bruce, a collection of local honor boards and items from early businesses and homes are also on display.
There is a main exhibition room featuring changing exhibitions related to a specific theme such as manufacturing or other businesses.


October 1
October 31
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