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Address: Skidmore Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia

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Great restorted piece of History

Worth a visit if you are in the area, and love history and old buildings. We didn't go in as you need to pick up a swi[pe card/ Might do that next time we are up that way.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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247 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We loved the architecture and history of this place but upon entry with our swipe card we were somewhat disappointed. The lighting was unsatisfactory and the recorded show had technical issues, we left before it had finished! Oh well, technology isn't always perfect!

Thank Jude D
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Worth a visit if you are in the area, and love history and old buildings. We didn't go in as you need to pick up a swi[pe card/ Might do that next time we are up that way.

Thank JanAnne11
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is real history. how it was stored and protected. The lightning rods and building details are awesome.

Thank 800lisa67
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

If you buy a Holden Ticket from the Visitor Centre, entry to the inside of the building is included, but you have to pick up a swipe card when you get your ticket and return it after you've been. Otherwise you can only walk around the outside of the building which you will come across on the Gorge Scenic Drive... More 

Thank Julie A
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This building had it's roof removed for a while but has been replaced to maintain the history in the area. Entrance is via a swipe card available at the visitors centre and there is a sound and light show to inform visitors about the purpose of the building, it's design and some other interesting facts. It is worth the drive... More 

Thank mrsincranny
Wallan, Australia
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132 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Well preserved old powder magazine from the golden mining days. Locked building when I was there but a nice visit if you like to have a read of the information and admire the build.

Thank ColinRosewarne
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93 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Our gold pass included a visit to the powder magazine. To visit here you need a swipe card from the visitors centre. Problem is they rely on people returning those issued. We went to get one and they were gone. There has to be a better way.

Thank familyfrenzy
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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2,959 reviews
1,905 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 557 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is a great old granite building in the historical park which was used to store gun powder for the gold mining operations nearby. It is well worth a visit to see how they built things back then,

Thank Oldjack
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

The name of this place confused me as a child,my hen when learning Italian it finally made sense. This is a great example of typical Beechworth stone work and I have never seen anything like it elsewhere. It is wonderful that such a place has survived.

Thank Lisette M
Melbourne, Australia
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151 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Four of us visited the Powder Magazine which is a little out of town and being forewarned about the swipe card we were able to get in. However the movement activated voiceover was a bit tedious and it was airless and very hot inside the building on a very warm day so we had to get out for a breathe... More 

Thank Mim L

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