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Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre

77 Blake Street, Nathalia, Victoria 3638, Australia
+61 3 5866 2289
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Displays and facts on Barmah Forest area

Collection of displays and facts on the history of Nathalia and Barmah Forest region. The graphics... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen Y
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Melbourne, Australia
Well worth a visit!

Nathalia is a lovely small town with a great community spirit. The Heritage centre has a good... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
Pam T
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Moama, Australia
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Visit the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre in Nathalia to discover and explore the colourful history of the Barmah National Park.Learn about the fascinating and diverse history of this iconic region and be amazed by the struggles of our forefathers,from pre-history to the present day.Stories are told in an easy going style that educates and enlightens.Displays include:Local indigenous history,The timber industry,Wood Cutters,River boats,Leech and feather gatherers ,Cattlemen and more. A must see before you venture into the Barmah National Park.
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1 week ago
“Displays and facts on Barmah Forest area”
Nov 9, 2016
“Well worth a visit!”
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77 Blake Street, Nathalia, Victoria 3638, Australia
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+61 3 5866 2289
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Collection of displays and facts on the history of Nathalia and Barmah Forest region. The graphics on the floor were interesting.

Thank Karen Y
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

Nathalia is a lovely small town with a great community spirit. The Heritage centre has a good collection of historical displays and facts relating to the region and is very well presented. Admission is free, but there is opportunity to make a donation to the...More

Thank Pam T
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

We visited the centre while holidaying at the Lakeside Country Club Numurkah and were quite impressed. The forest and history and the people past and present have been well presented here . Great displays and terrific information. We were able to watch a ten minute...More

Thank roy v
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

This event has been running for more than 50 years and continues to provide the best possible family event for celebrating the coming of the new year. There are lots of free activities such as an animal nursery, wood chopping, sleeper cutting and shearing demonstrations...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

A lot of thought has gone into the design and content of this wonderful centre, which has a wealth of information on the Barmah Forest, an area which must be retained. The delightful lady on duty was very informative and passionate and made the visit...More

Thank Greg M
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This museum tells the story of all who have lived in the Barmah Forest area from the first inhabitants through to today. The walkway through the museum guides you through a history time line with interesting displays which are very professionally done. You can get...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lovely little town, good coffee at the Bakery. Visited the discovery centre which had a fantastic photography exhibition related to the Barmah Forest and the flora and fauna there. Was hoping to sign the petition to save the Brumby population but was too late. Nathalia...More

Thank 222Bev43
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Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a great place to catch up with the local history of Nathalia and the Barmah forest. The displays are excellent and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Plenty of travel info available. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

This has to be seen to appreciate the hard work and dedication of our community in coming together and work to preserving the history of our great Barmah Forest and the way that it has evolved over the years, great information and displays. Very informative...More

2  Thank Nanaparker64
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