The Balmain Association represents Balmain, Birchgrove and Rozelle communities. It was formed in November 1965 by a handful of residents who wished to preserve the best of the suburbs’ history, architecture and natural beauty and aims to:
We are located at
The Watch House
179 Darling St Balmain NSW
The Balmain Association has a range of historical records and archives located at the Balmain Watch House. The following pages contain Research Resources, our Catalog of Archives, Family Histories, a list of Balmain Personalities and a list of the Balmain Association Newsletters from 1966 to…
The forlorn fate of Balmain Town Hall’s long-lost cupola – an eArticle
The forlorn fate of Balmain Town Hall’s long-lost cupola – a tale of the harsh economic realities of the Great Depression. Few know that Balmain Town Hall was once topped by a handsome cupola. It elevated the building to nearly twice its current height and,…
The Watch House will be open on Saturdays 11.30am to 3pm by a committee member.
Information about current exhibitions is on the Exhibitions Page.
Information about hiring is available on our Contact Page or email Bookings
Now taking bookings for 2023.
Interested exhibitors should submit three preferred dates to Bookings.
Sign-in no longer required but due to small spaces indoors masks are recommended.