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Murtoa Stick Shed

1465 Wimmera Hwy, Murtoa, Victoria 3390, Australia
+61 434 227 921
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The Murtoa Stick Shed.

The Murtoa stick Shed is well worth a visit. It is classified by The National Trust. It was built... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PammyM_46
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Lilydale, Australia
Must visit

An absolute "must visit". The history and design of this shed is unique. The visit re creates the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark R
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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1465 Wimmera Hwy, Murtoa, Victoria 3390, Australia
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+61 434 227 921
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Murtoa stick Shed is well worth a visit. It is classified by The National Trust. It was built in 1941 to house wheat. It is the largest rustically built structure in the World. It is 900 feet long, 200 feet wide and is 60...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute "must visit". The history and design of this shed is unique. The visit re creates the original wheat handling techniques of the 1940's. Tip - Check for opening times.

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

We visited Murtoa especially to visit the "Stick Shed" What an amazing building, built in war time to store the grain that couldn't be shipped overseas. To build this size building with limited materials during war time was simply amazing, and in only 4 months....More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

What a unique historical building. If anywhere near the Wimmera region in western Victoria you must aim to be at the Stick Shed at Murtoa when it is open on the first Sunday of every month from 10am to 2pm. Murtoa also links in well...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

The first Sunday of the month if you are in the Wimmera, head off to Murtoa. The stick shed is in the grain receival area, you can't miss it. Local volunteers will give you an overview of the history and guided tour of this listed...More

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David G, Secretary- COM at Murtoa Stick Shed, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

It certainly is an incredible building -As well as the first Sunday of the month we do tours for groups of 10 or more. Just inquire vis our email thestickshed@gmail.com

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

The Stick Shed is stooped in history, the fact that it's still standing is a miracle, having a relative that has worked in and outside it for over 30 years I've had a chance to go in many times. If you do get the opportunity...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Its open now more regularly than once a year , so well worth a look if in the area. Amazing structure , The largest left standing emergency grain storage shed from WW2. A tribute to Aussie Bush Engineering. Its Majestic like a Cathedral inside ,...More

1  Thank Rick W
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

If travelling through the Wimmera don't miss The Stick Shed. We popped in on the Murtoa Big Weekend (also another great time to visit!), a fabulous little coffee van was set up which we loved, everyone so helpful & friendly yet until you see the...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

Drove to nearby to view and photograph. Will be back as soon as this historical building becomes open to the public

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Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Viewed the outside of the building. Huge building. Fascinating roof line. Would love to have seen inside. Currently closed and only open in October, however is said to reopen next year.More

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David G, General Manager at Murtoa Stick Shed, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

The Stick Shed is now open on the first Sunday of each month between 10.00am and 2.00pm. We open for tour groups of 10 or more by appointment at thestickshed@gmail.com or phone 0434 227 921 We also open over the three days of Murtoa's Big...More

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Heather S
February 28, 2018|
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The Stick Shed is open on the first Sunday of the month between 10.00 am and 2.00pm or for groups of 10 or more anytime by appointment by email.
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jdrice2017
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The Stick Shed is open during the first Sunday of the month between 10.am and 2.00pm or anytime for groups of 10 or more by appointment through our email address
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