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 – 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.
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.