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Port Macquarie Museum

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Great source of local history

Wide range of exhibts in an interesting historical building, covering an area much larger than... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
petayl8
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Brisbane, Australia
A little spot of local history

A small and interesting collection of local history in Port Macquarie. Take the riverside stroll... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joel L
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22 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wide range of exhibts in an interesting historical building, covering an area much larger than expected. Very helpful and knowledgeable Volunteers. Thankyou.

Thank petayl8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small and interesting collection of local history in Port Macquarie. Take the riverside stroll and wander into the museum for a look into the past. Its small but quite enjoyable.More

Thank Joel L
Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Our museum looks small from the outside but has 14 rooms and galleries with over 2000 objects on display. Centrally located in Clarence Street in Port Macquarie's CBD our State Heritage listed painted...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Port Macquarie Museum would be the best museum l have visited in a long time. The artefacts they have are unbelievable and displayed so magically. It's a credit to the Management and all the volunteers who work tirelessly and are so proud of it...More

Thank jennifersusan54
Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We are very proud of our museum, our collections, our exhibitions and our people, all of whom are volunteers. We have a very large collection and change our...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

A very well presented, compact and interesting museum. Friendly guides happy to answer your questions. Whilst it looks modest from the street, it is quite extensive and occupies a number of rooms with much information about the history of Port Macquarie. Right in the centre...More

Thank Grant T
Debbie S, Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thanks Grant. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Our building does look small from the outside, but comprises 14 rooms and galleries. We are proud of the work our team does in telling Port Macquarie's special stories.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This little museum, is just truely a special place. Being born in This town Ive always had a bound with our special History. Visiting PMQ you really need to take this journey back through time. You will walk out if not already in love with...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

I loved this place as a child and now my kids loved it too! Worth the small cover charge, very well preserved pieces and very knowledgable staff.

1  Thank Lochness T
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The museum is surprisingly big inside for such a small front. Packed full of antiques and local history. Well worth a visit on a rainy day.

1  Thank AlFewre
Reviewed June 7, 2018

as an american in love with australia, i found this museum so informative, with wonderful displays about what went before. they also have vintage clothing to see as well as uniforms etc, cant wait to return soon.

1  Thank lms8456
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting the museum. Lots of historical information about the people and the area, extensive collection of artefacts and photos, from convict times through to the 60s. Includes a list of convicts’ names. Time passed very quickly! Highly recommended.

2  Thank Aussiekiwi2
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We had a very enjoyable visit and saw lots of interesting artefacts. We also found out a lot about the area of Port Macquarie.

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