Maitland and District Historical Society


To discover, record, preserve, advise on and teach the history of Maitland.

Contact Details

The Secretary PO Box 333 Maitland 2320
Location 3 Cathedral Street, Maitland, NSW
Phone 0438 623 299

Meeting Dates

Lecture meetings are held at 5.30pm on the first Tuesday of each month from 5.30 to 7.00pm as a forum for lectures, talks and presentations and everyone is welcome to attend.

Business meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 5.30 to 7.00pm.


  • Specialised research - for Society members and the general public
  • Historic tours - walk and bus tours highlighting the rich history of Maitland and district
  • Sale of publications - CDs, DVDs, postcards, photos both Society productions and others on consignment / commission
  • Oral history program - a systematic recording of the experiences of local people to complement written and recorded history
  • Displays and exhibitions - will aim at educating and informing the community as well as highlighting the rich history and heritage of Maitland
  • Lectures - a planned program of lectures where guest speakers are invited to present an address on relevant and topical subjects
  • Workshops - to explore and research specific areas using both the Society's members and associated groups  



Research Facilities

Refer to our website