1940 Hay POW Camp Coins

The coins have historic value as evidence of the events that surround the internment of POWs in Australia in World War 2 and the experience of the refugees and POWs life at the Hay POW camp. Continue reading

1914-1915 Trial Bay Gaol Internees Collection

The Trial Bay Internees Collection interprets the story and provides evidence of the experience of the German internee’s life at Trial Bay, the attitudes of the German internees to the war and internment and their relationships to other German communities in NSW both interred and free.
Continue reading

1916 Berrima D.A.D.G. Banner

Discover the banner made by German crews of ships belonging to the German-Australian Line, Deutsch Australische Dampfschiffs Gesellschaft (known by the initials D.A.D.G) who where interred at Berrima Gaol between 1915 -1918. Continue reading

1916 Trial Bay Fokker Eindecker Model

The Eindecker model has aesthetic significance and reinforces the fact that the internee community, which was educated and cultured, included wealthy industrialists, doctors, academics, publishers, professionals and entrepreneurs.
Continue reading