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Address: Skidmore Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Good sound and light display inside

Get your swipe card from the Information Centre in town, before making the drive here. Otherwise you'll only be able to walk around the outside of the building. Inside is an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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147 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Get your swipe card from the Information Centre in town, before making the drive here. Otherwise you'll only be able to walk around the outside of the building. Inside is an excellent sound and light presentation, which plays automatically. Organise your visit to include a drive along the Gorge Road, a very scenic trip alongside the gorge on a one... More 

Thank dianavd
Daylesford, Australia
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88 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a very cool relic of the Golden Age, but to get the full experience get the pass at the info center. We just stumbled upon the fortress like structure while we were out walking, so we didn't get a chance to see the inside, but you can get a fair idea from within the walls of the grounds.

1 Thank Dean H
Wodonga, Australia
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Intriguing building, worth a look.not hard to locate with a couple other interests within walking distance.

1 Thank John S
Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The is some detailed history but not a lot really to see. It was an interesting drive getting there.

Thank geldav
Sydney, Australia
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126 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a great site showing early history at its well preserved best. The surrounding area provides easy access to this historic site with an easy 80m walk from the car park

1 Thank Holiday-Hunter-Aus
Nowra, Australia
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141 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Powder Magazine is located at the end of Camp Street, a short drive from town. It was restored by the National Trust after having fallen into ruin. While it can be viewed from the outside, to inspect the inside, you have to get a Golden Ticket swipe card from the tourist info centre in town, which isn't terribly convenient... More 

3 Thank Ippy47
Traralgon, Australia
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339 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 571 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went for a scenic drive and stopped at this. From the outside it looks great..and the drive to get there is lovely...but you have to book in town. It was a little disappointing that there was no way during holiday season to access this...other than returning to town along a one way track. Fortunately the drive was lovely.

4 Thank Crystalline4u
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Although we didn't purchase a Golden Ticket to get in, we had fun exploring around the area....maybe next time we'll have to get a ticket!

1 Thank symeshep
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Didn't get to go in as we were walking the Gorge track and stopped off only to find out we needed a code to get in and there were no staff.

4 Thank Rochelle S
Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have visited several times before but this was the first time we had seen it since the upgrade. You now stand in the darkened room as spotlights go on and off, illuminating items on display, with a great recorded commentary. Fascinating old building, sure to be a hit with kids as well as adults.

1 Thank TravellingAussieMum

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