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Address: 36 Fraser St, Clunes, Victoria 3370, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 5345 3592
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VILLAGE MUSEUMS TELL SO MUCH

Congratulations Clunes! This is an impressive series of installations and displays that do very much give you a sense of the history and culture of Clunes. I particularly loved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2016
RetiredWazza
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Daylesford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Congratulations Clunes! This is an impressive series of installations and displays that do very much give you a sense of the history and culture of Clunes. I particularly loved the recreation of the famous painting! The building is very wheelchair friendly and the admission cost of $5/$4 is very reasonable. Thank you to the Village who put this together with... More 

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Daylesford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a quiet day and were the only people there so we were able to take our time admiring all the artifacts and reading the comprehensive and interesting history of Clunes. The building is totally accessible and includes a library and information centre. My only quibble was the use of American spelling in the information on display.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The collection is well edited and presented. The dioramas are fun and informative. The information displayed contextualises and explains the relevance of the objects on display.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

After a revamp the Clunes Museum is now known as The Warehouse. If you are visiting this picturesque town you should make the museum your first port of call. Spread over two levels in a heritage building dated to 1860, you will find many artefacts associated with the local farming and mining industries. There are recreations of what life was... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Great to visit local mining history and encourage maintaining our history. One of the original sites for gold finds in vic. Locals are building history specifically for the area. Would have liked more link to other regions in the area or more local detail. On the right track and I suspect further information will consolidate in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Have you ever had a dream of finding gold?...getting rich quickly?...well here in Clunes as well as in all Victorian previous gold mining sides you can get that feeling which came from middle of 19th century. Small town build quickly that time to accomodate all searchers of gold . Now we can only have an imagination of what happened here... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

We stopped into Clunes while visiting the Ballarat area. Just like the museum, there are a few more old buildings to see if you like history. The museum was no longer open from what we could see, but many of the old shops are only open on the week ends.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Museums should really reflect the who past of a town my experiences in a cafe in Clunes took me back to the 1960s . Great to see shovels and spades lets get really Historical . I went to Clunes to see the place of a great Australian Bush Poet .

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