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This little museum is fantastic. Lots of interesting information, very modern and we'll put... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
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Very good as far as it goes

The Orange museum is located behind the city's tourist information bureau and seems to be very new... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
New South Wales, Australia
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151 Byng St, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia
+61 2 6393 8444
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All reviews paddock to plate lovely ladies definitely worth a visit agriculture refrigeration exhibits district fascinating volcano history region wineries
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

This little museum is fantastic. Lots of interesting information, very modern and we'll put together displays.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank martinpgibson
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The Orange museum is located behind the city's tourist information bureau and seems to be very new. It is tidy, well set out and small - you can see the displays within 15 minutes, and that's taking a leisurely pace. The various exhibits focus heavily...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JElliot32
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Just saw this place on this visit to O. Its an outstanding history effort and I hope children get to see it in detai. Tell of the district and some of its historical characters. One of the best in show

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaxRawnsley
Reviewed July 24, 2018

What a great space to wander and explore the food industry of Orange and surrounding area! I especially liked that children were catered for in observing and learning about such a common interest with activities relevant to them. The table setting in the middle of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Olya W
Reviewed June 26, 2018

The exhibition on when we visited in April was about the journey of produce from farm to plate. It had some interesting exhibits about farming in the region through the processing plants for food items finishing with the award winning restaurants of the region. Apparently...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Djinnie1970
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We dropped into the museum after the info centre and had a walk around. Interesting artefacts from the past and informative paddock to plate exhibition. Interesting history of volcanoes and mining, wineries and agriculture. Lovely ladies will assist with and questions. Nice little café next...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TimJ213
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Enjoyed the Museum's Paddock to Plate exhibition, particularly the audio visual presentation with actual examples of early refrigeration & other kitchen apparatus to show the way cooking & dining has changed since the days of early settlement. Interesting displays of regional produce. Also recommend the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JulieL2088
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We popped into the museum when picking up brochures from the information centre, and it was really informative. I didn't know much about Orange, apart from the wineries, so it was fascinating to learn about the history of mining, the geological makeup of Orange -...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CarneyDee
Reviewed April 8, 2018

.... and what a winner it is. Curator Sandra McEwen grew up in the local area, but has since spent 30 years gaining Museum experience before coming back to put together "Paddock to Plate", a history of man's interaction with the environment created by the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tonbou
Reviewed September 30, 2017

This small regional museum does not contain a huge number of exhibits but what there is is well curated and a great portrayal of the development of the regions main activities, including agriculture, settlement and transport. There is also a very tastfully done exhibit dedicated...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tony W
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