The Emerald Museum is situated in the Nobelius Heritage Park in Emerald. The Museum tells the story of Emeralds’ history, the oldest town in the Dandenong Ranges. The Nobelius Heritage Park is of national significance and a lovely spot to enjoy a picnic. You can enjoy a self guided walk around Emerald to learn more about Emeralds’ rich history. Emerald Heritage Maps are available from the Museum anytime and takes around an hour to complete. The Museum is open Wednesday 10am-3pm and Sunday 1.30pm-4pm. 5968 2152 firstname.lastname@example.org www.emeraldmuseum.org.au Emerald Heritage Walk Map
ANZAC Walk – Emerald RSL
The 30 minute compelling audio trail walk starts at the corner of Kilvington Dve and Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald, in front of the National Bank and finishes at the Emerald RSL behind Puffing Billy Emerald Station. The walk tells the story of 32 diggers from Emerald who lost their lives during WW1. Brochures can be picked up from the Emerald Newsagency and from the Visitor Centre on Emerald Station. http://www.emeraldrsl.com.au/
The Motorist is a Vintage Motoring Museum situated in the main street in Gembrook and nearby Gembrook station. A small and detailed private collection of vintage and classic cars including a bus are on display. Visitors can also book a chauffeured drive to take in the beautiful Eastern Dandenong Ranges. Opening times vary so ring David on 0411 465 098 to confirm. Regular public opening 10am – 3pm Tuesday to Sunday.
Gembrook Historic Walk
Gembrook’s Historic Walk starts at JAC Russell park and takes in 31 pieces of Gembrook historic information. Pick-up a map from one of the local shops in Gembrook or download here. Gembrook Heritage Walk
Kurth Kiln was built in the 2nd World War to make charcoal and gas producer units for cars as a substitute for petrol. Small cottages nearby the Kiln were used to house workers and their families. The Kiln and cottages is situated in Kurth Kiln Regional Park in Gembrook. The park offers camping, short walks and areas suitable for bike riding. Kurth Kiln Parks Notes & Map