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Very informative

Popped in here as it's always good too see a bit of history about a place. Sandy was very... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Lovely Town Museum

This is a lovely little country town museum. It has been well thought out, the museum is actually... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2896 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4998 3375
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Popped in here as it's always good too see a bit of history about a place. Sandy was very informative, and having lived in the area for 34 years was a wealth of knowledge. We had a great chat with her. Have posted some pics...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little country town museum. It has been well thought out, the museum is actually the old court house used back in convict and bush ranger times. Fascinating to learn about how Wollombi was an important town when the Great North Road...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Most small towns have a museum or historical village setting out its history. Some are well done, some are just there because you have to have one, but all are interesting in their own way. This museum is obviously run by local volunteers so therefore...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

Really well thought out local museum - great collection of photos in the hall. The farm machinery could probably be repaired and put into service!!!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank John D
Reviewed December 23, 2016

We all went for a drive to Wollombi to have a look. The museum is only opened some day and we missed out. From the outside the museum looks pretty good and will try to visit again in the future.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Norm M
Reviewed December 3, 2016

It is one of the smallest museums but has some interesting local history - definitely worth a stop if you are passing through

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Julie D
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Recently called in at the museum after staying at Valle Laguna. For a tiny price of $2 per adult there was a wealth of information about the area, and interesting other historic facts and remains. The museum is housed in the old court house, which...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mary D
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

When in Wollombi take an extra 30 or so minutes and visit the Wollombi Museum. Only $2 so you can't go wrong. Staff are knowledgable and the museum itself is quite good for a small town. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We were "forced" to visit this museum, as our car had a breakdown! However, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit, and the exhibits were fascinating. Many thanks to the volunteer staff for looking after us. Make a point of dropping by if you're in town.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank PollySibyl
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Quite a find in this little village. The museum was interesting and had a number of items that we had never seen before. Well worth a visit. There was also the opportunity to make a donation.

Date of experience: July 2015
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