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Great, little museum

This is a fairly small museum, but if you’re close by it’s worth a stop off. The period rooms set... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Frenchs Forest, Australia
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A great little local museum

Visited this great little local museum after it was recommended by the Visitor Information Centre... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Tony W
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Oct 13, 2017
“Great, little museum”
Sep 24, 2017
“A great little local museum”
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11 Market St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4228 7770
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fairly small museum, but if you’re close by it’s worth a stop off. The period rooms set ups are great, and with children I’m sure they’d find them fascinating.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 570nickm
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Visited this great little local museum after it was recommended by the Visitor Information Centre. Very glad we did. The museum is only small but is dedicated to the history of the Illawarra and therefore is a great place to show the kids how the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Fantastic gem of the Illawarra! Wonderful exhibits and very helpful volunteer staff,I encourage everyone to visit if they have the time.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Christine F
Reviewed 18 February 2016

From humble beginnings I have been pleasantly surprised on a recent visit just how this museum has grown and developed. The displays have grown to the extent the staff tell me some items have to be stored and brought out for particular themed displays. The...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Michael_edn
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Having not been to the museum for a while I was pleasantly surprised to see how it has grown and the number of exhibits on display. The original building is the same but exhibits have grown outside. They change due to the growing number of...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Michael_edn
Reviewed 18 February 2015

the variety of a little museum is excellent as it dies certainly give you a very good idea of what the Illawarra was like in past gone eras..Good hands on exhibits also.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Went here the other day and this place is the worst museum I have been to nothing interesting here guys let's be honest...

2  Thank Ilovefood1244
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This museum is small but the information is great. It shows the history of the Wollengong with the guide is perfect. They explained everything. There are many display and photos for you to enjoy. Entrance fee is $4 which is reasonable.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Ming Ho L
Reviewed 22 February 2014

I like this museum but it is only small, so may not meet the expectations of some types of traveller. I found it very interesting, however especially the old photographs.

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank KirstyZee
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We visited this museum late last year, and loved it. I LIVE in this town, and had not seen it for about 36 years!! We had our 8 yr old granddaughter with us, who was intrigued with the class room. Staff was very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank Virginie S
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