Research & Publications

The Museum provides public access to a range of research material such as journals and publications and offers a research service as well as reproductions of photographs and copies of documents held within the collection.

2017 Great Lakes Museum CALENDAR

Support the Great Lakes Museum by purchasing a copy of the 2017 pictorial calendar featuring photos from our past..  This calendar has been sponsored by local businesses who have chosen the photos and we thank them for their support.  The calendar will be available from the Museum, Tuncurry Post Office and various other outlets in the area and will be ready by the end of October.


The following publications are available at the Museum Shop. An order form is available at the bottom of this page for postal orders using Cheque or Money Order. Alternatively books can be purchased by a direct Bank deposit. For details please email:


Tuncurry – Tapestry of a Town

Edited by Susan Gogarty.










The History of Forster

Author:   June Wright.










The Ferrymen – The History of the Forster -Tuncurry Passenger & Vehicular Ferry

Author:   Phillip Howard.











The History of Nabiac and District

Author:   Lionel Gilbert.











Tuncurry Then & Now

Author:   June Wright











The History of Failford and the Wallamba River District

Author:   Daryll Moran










My Wartime Experience as a Prisoner of War on the Burma Thailand Railway

Author:   Elliott McMaster 2/20th Battilion A.I.F











Of this Watershed – The Soldiers of the Wallamba

Author:   Stuart Weller





Connecting Forster & Tuncurry –      Unique                                                                                            Forster Ferry Service

Author:  Chris Borough





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