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Schaeffer House Museum

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One of the best museums

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. There is so much to see, the volunteers are wonderful and... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Wollongong, Australia
History of living in Grafton, NSW

Wonderful collections of china, clothing, furniture, armed forces memoribilia, pictures- all... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Northfield, Ohio
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190 Fitzroy Street, Grafton, New South Wales 2460, Australia
+61 2 6642 5212
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. There is so much to see, the volunteers are wonderful and knowledgeable, and explain a lot about the exhibits. A lot of museums have a certain 'smell' due to the age of the exhibits, but Schaeffer House doesn't. Everything is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

Wonderful collections of china, clothing, furniture, armed forces memoribilia, pictures- all artfully displayed and maintained by lovely, faithful volunteers!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

My travelling companion was keen to visit this museum to see some local Aussie history.There is a minimal $2 entrance fee per person. Strangely enough the home & layout reminded me of my Grandmothers home in the 1950's....I enjoyed chatting to the volunteers...brought back many...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

What an absolute pleasure! Beautiful rooms set up as they would have been in yesteryear. An amazing collection of wedgwood - in colours I have not previously seen. Photos of the old river ferries; something to interest in every corner. Even the toilet with its...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

It looks nice from the street then you step in to another world. The room displays are just fantastic and the building is deceptively large stacked full of amazing history, I would allow plenty of time to amble through this house and numerous historical displays.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

This museum would probably be the best in the Clarence Valley. Although it costs some money it is WAY BETTER THAN THE ART GALLERY. This museum takes you through all the history of Grafton and you can discover amazing facts along the way! You can...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 20, 2016

Lets face it just about every town worthy of the name has some local museum. And Grafton in NSW, Australia, is hardly an exception. The trick is that this one is actually not bad. The museum itself is set in a lovely former private house...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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