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The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum

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Great old architecture with a new modernist wing added this year.

The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Memorial is great old architecture with a new modernist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Graeme B
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
White Night, Bendigo: stunning buildings lit up by colourful projected lights.

A free, fun for all evening evening suitable for all of including families. A must see in early... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Annette P
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2 weeks ago
“Great old architecture with a new modernist wing added this year.”
Sep 28, 2018
“White Night, Bendigo: stunning buildings lit up by colourful projected lights.”
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Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum has recently been restored and renovated. It is due to re-open to the public on 16th November 2018
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37 - 39 Pall Mall, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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+61 3 5442 4513
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Memorial is great old architecture with a new modernist wing added this year. It has war history but we did not see inside. Part of a great architectural group along Pall Mall and the Bendigo CreekMore

1  Thank Graeme B
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Graeme. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum and we're sorry you weren't able to see inside- we've been renovating and redeveloping the space over the last year and are due to re-open to...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A free, fun for all evening evening suitable for all of including families. A must see in early September. Bendigo’s stunning turn of the 19th century architecture provides the canvas backdrop from where projected images are professionally showcased in a once a year evening extravaganza....More

Thank Annette P
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Annette. White Night turned out to be a stunning event for the city of Bendigo and we loved seeing our iconic building lit up for the city to see. Make sure to drop by again on Saturday 10th of November when...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Today I saw boxes being carried in, so the museum might reopen soon. It has a nice park setting and is close to other tourism highlights.More

Thank platypus150
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Platypus150. The whole of the museum team and volunteers have been busy getting ready for the building to re-open to the public on 16th November, we hope you'll come by and see the newly renovated building...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Has many rarely seen artifacts from Australian involvement in military actions. Seeing "the real thing" is a major drawcard and staff are friendly and can offer stories and advice on what is on display. Museum is currently closed for $4.2 million renovations & is due...More

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LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Pops2709. The museum team and volunteers have been hard at work getting ready for the building to re-open to the public on 16th November, we hope you'll come by and see the newly renovated building and...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

A really important place to visit in an amazing building. Very in depth information on important local history.

Thank 1Beyond2
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review 1Beyond2. We think it's an amazing building too and the team has been hard at work restoring the museum ready for it to be re-opened to the public on 16th November. We hope you'll come and visit us soon

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Beautiful building with an amazing Honour Roll expressing thanks to the sacrifice so many families gave to serve the country. Visting today there is a sign advising the building is currently closed and will not be open till later in 2017.

2  Thank taqueeney
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Taqueeney. The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum has been closed for renovations and refurbishment, it will be re-opening to the public on 16th November and we hope that you'll come and see it

Reviewed 22 December 2016

This architecturally attractive building is situated centrally in Pall Mall opposite city shops and surrounded by well kept lawns and gardens. It houses an very good museum.

Thank Betula103
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Betula103, we certainly think it's an attractive building and have recently been restoring it. It's due to re-open to the public on 16th November and we hope that you'll come and visit it again soon

Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is not something I would suggest travellers to visit but also the locals who have not. The RSL Military Museum shows an in depth look into Bendigo men and women who volunteered for their country and how Bendigo was back then. They also have...More

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LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Bria T. We wholeheartedly agree that this something everyone should know about. We take great pride in honouring and remembering those that have served and those that still do. We've conducted some extensive renovations and will be re-opening to the public...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016

We took a couple of hours to visit here and it was interesting. There was a really nice man who was telling us all these stories about the different areas we came to...

Thank Lia T
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the reviw Lia T. We're glad to hear that our volunteers were able to give you a guided tour. We're due to re-open the museum on 16th November after we've conducted extensive renovations and it would be wonderful to see you visit again

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We throughly enjoyed the RSL. They were upgrading the museum part of it while we were there, but it didn't matter. The kids were really fascinated with the machinery that they had outside to look at. Once we'd done that we had a relaxing beer...More

Thank Roz B
LeighL225, Manager at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Roz B. Perhaps you're talking about the Bendigo District RSL located in Havilah Road. We've recently been renovating the Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum here in Pall Mall and will be re-opening to the public on 16th November, it would be...More

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