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Illawarra Museum

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Illawarra Museum

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11 Market St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
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MagpieOz wrote a review May 2019
Queanbeyan56 contributions16 helpful votes
Not as much actual history of Wollongong as I expected. My partner thought we were going to a 'real' museum and had planned several hours for the site. That was my fault for not expressing that it was a tiny, local place. All in all, the staff was friendly and it had a
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Gregory D wrote a review Mar 2019
New Lambton1,035 contributions343 helpful votes
Only open for limited hours, this museum has a well curated and presented range of artefacts and material covering the history of the Illawarra district and social aspects. Free entry and well worth a visit for anyone interested in history of the area.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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John R wrote a review Jan 2019
Pinellas Park, Florida, USA322 contributions116 helpful votes
I ducked in here just before closing - maybe 30 minutes before - and the volunteer staff was gracious enough to allow me to wander after hours for a bit to see as much as I could. They were very friendly and we had a nice conversation. The inside of the building houses rooms
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Nick M wrote a review Oct 2017
Frenchs Forest, Australia624 contributions134 helpful votes
This is a fairly small museum, but if you’re close by it’s worth a stop off. The period rooms set ups are great, and with children I’m sure they’d find them fascinating.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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Tony W wrote a review Sep 2017
Sydney, Australia3,588 contributions840 helpful votes
Visited this great little local museum after it was recommended by the Visitor Information Centre. Very glad we did. The museum is only small but is dedicated to the history of the Illawarra and therefore is a great place to show the kids how the region began and developed.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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