The Willoughby District Historical Society(WDHS) Inc. was established in February 1974 to encourage the study and
appreciation of the history of the Municipality of Willoughby.
government area (LGA) is located on Sydney's Lower North Shore with the
regional centre of Chatswood at its heart. Details of the Willoughby
LGA (now the City of Willoughby) are provided on the Willoughby History &
mission is to
research and conserve the rich tapestry of Willoughby's past. Our
volunteers maintain local history records, study Willoughby's social,
cultural and industrial history, organise exhibitions and tours so that
others can understand and appreciate the community's past.
Museum is located in the 1913 Federation cottage, Boronia,
located at 58 Johnson Street in Chatswood. It explores the economic,
social and environmental history of Willoughby City through permanent
and temporary exhibitions. Meetings featuring speakers on historical subjects are held at 2.00pm on the
second Saturday of alternate months from February.