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Sheep's Back Museum

36 Macdonnell St, Naracoorte, South Australia 5271, Australia
+61 8 8762 1399
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An interesting museum , wool industry, settlement, farming and natural history . There is a gift... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Helen M
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Wow

Wow. Automated sheering. This is a must see. Ok....it didn't take off, but $10m for a pair of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
APP007
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Cockatoo Valley
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36 Macdonnell St, Naracoorte, South Australia 5271, Australia
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+61 8 8762 1399
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"wool industry"
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"great gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"information centre"
in 3 reviews
"shearing"
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"souvenirs"
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"overview"
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"exhibits"
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"caves"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An interesting museum , wool industry, settlement, farming and natural history . There is a gift shop with a wide range of souvineers, I purchased sheepskin coathangers for $5,there were also smocked baby cliothes for sale $30 - $35.

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Automated sheering. This is a must see. Ok....it didn't take off, but $10m for a pair of socks! This is a fun and informative way to spend an hour or so. Well worth a visit.

Thank APP007
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The staff are cheery, friendly and helpful. The gift store is amazing - full of knitted goods, sauces, chutneys as well as souvenirs and other knick-knacks. The adjoining museum is very interesting!

Thank Cristina W
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here at the information centre to get info on the area, the caves, places to eat, see etc. The staff were amazing and friendly and given it was such a warm day and check in was a few hours away, she kept some...More

Thank mazzma77
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

A "must go to" place in Naracoorte. Friendly, helpful staff for the tourist and a great gift shop stocked with a variety of locally made items and souvenirs at very reasonable prices. "The Sheep's Back Wool Museum" is excellent and we spent several hours looking...More

1  Thank Kartigi
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum, well set out and with lots of exhibits. The site is well maintained and the people who run it are very knowledgeable. Nice little gift shop.

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

An old style museum, which probably needs updating in their main "overview" gallery, but which has some great exhibits of days gone by, and in particular the shearing and wool industry, and life as it was a hundred plus years ago. Supported by the National...More

1  Thank BorisAustralia
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Stopped in to get directions and was assisted by a helpful lady who not only gave us directions to the Caves but a bit of a history lesson also. Nice informative museum.

1  Thank Alan W
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

We visited on a Saturday afternoon. We received a warm welcome and a clear explanation of the best way to visit the museum. As well as an excellent history of shearing there is also a very good exhibition about the Limestone Coast. The building is...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Museum is a great tribute to the history of the wool industry and Australian life, with lots of information, many displays, a great gift shop, supported by friendly, helpful and passionate staff (Helen's a true gem). A must for travellers, and any sheep fans!

Thank Roo B
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