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Address: 1 Capel Street, Tuncurry, New South Wales 2428 , Australia
Phone Number: 02 6554 6275
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`very well presented and most attractive with most unique and best one in this area will be coming back again with frdz and family

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2016
Sarbjeet K
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

`very well presented and most attractive with most unique and best one in this area will be coming back again with frdz and family

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Taree, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

A well set-out museum which provides a wealth of information and wide range of displays and artefacts relating to local history. A visit to the museum provides an interesting insight into life for pioneers.

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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

One of the best museum around went for an hour and spent four hours and will be going back soon to see more, all the local history is just amazing.

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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A lovely museum which has been renovated in the last couple of years. The displays of early times in the local area are outstanding giving you an insight to the fishing, oyster industry and early way of life in the Tuncurry Forster area. It has wonderful photos of the locals of early times. Family names which still live on today.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

If you int r rested in history of the town war and what they use to use in the good old days was good to look at the old ferry and how they made didgeridoo

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Forster, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I love learning the history and seeing photo's of places, Tuncurry museum was an unexpected delight. Even my 13 year old enjoyed it. Staff have a great knowledge of the history of the area, it is small but worth a wonder through

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Well run by very informative friendly folk. Very interesting exhibits well arranged.A lovely way to spend an afternoon.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

great place eating there was like eating in a five star restraunt the food is al a carte the cost is fanasitic value the staff goes the extra i have food allergys and they cater for me at the drop of a hat thanking all the wonderful chefs and staff we will be back for sure next holidays

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Ringwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

A very authentic museum run by volunteers who love the local area and love history. Old buildings have been moved on site to increase the feeling of stepping back in time. The display is constantly being changed and improved. Book in to enjoy the barbecue facilities.

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