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Here the story of wool is brought to life - told by those who lived it and through the sights and the sounds of heritage machines weaving carpets and knitting socks. Here the smell of lanolin fills the air, fresh fleece beckons your touch and the...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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26 Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
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I went here with a friend whose family own sheep and live nearby. I personally hate wool, I find it scratchy and hot. But the museum was great fun. Dave showed us how the loom works to make carpet, which was fascinating. By providing a...More
What a great museum! We only had about 45 mins left in the day so didnt manage to see everything in detail but the carpet loom was great to see and the process of fleece to fabric really interesting. The volunteers were all extremely friendly...More
Some great exhibitions here, such as the world wildlife photography competition finalists, and right now Archibald prize entries. The permanent displays showcase some interesting history of the local area, but unless you are really into that, there isn't a great deal to see.
A great place to visit in Geelong showcasing the history of wool and its contribution to the growth and development of Geelong. Staff are very proud of the place and there is a massive loom which is regularly operating. The shop is great for wool...More
I always try to take our visitors there. a wonderful insight into the history and development of wool in Australia. Just stroll around and see the machines and read about the breeding that took place to ensure we had World class sheep. A top class...More
Dropped in to avoid a rain burst and spent a couple of interesting hours learning about the wool industry and its impact on Geelong and Australia. There are plenty of hands on touch friendly exhibits to keep you occupied, highlight is to watch a live...More
This is a very unique and great place to take the family to visit. There are lots of interesting things to learn and for the kids imaginations to be taken by. As an adult we found it informative and enjoyable also. Great to spend time...More
Fascinating history of local area. Activities for children in the school holidays. Beautiful Australian woollen goods for sale in the gift shop. I buy our overseas gifts here to take to family. Quality is exceptional.
Tyrone - thank you for contacting us. We could certainly put together a facilitated tour for your group. Group tours generally start at $6.00 per person. Please feel free to contact us we can help organise your visit (the... More
Tyrone - thank you for contacting us. We could certainly put together a facilitated tour for your group. Group tours generally start at $6.00 per person. Please feel free to contact us we can help organise your visit (the Museum and other exciting destinations) to Geelong. Please call: 03 5272 4701
See you soon - Padraic