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Snowy Scheme Museum

5199 Snowy Mountains Hwy, Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6454 1643
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A very interesting display of the construction of the hydro power scheme

We arrived just before closing time, but were able to stay as long as we wanted. More information... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Peter M
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Fareham, United Kingdom
Fantastic slice of a great bit of Australian history

My brother worked on the Scheme in the mid '60's, so it was great to see so much geat stiff from... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
philthy5
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Adaminaby, Australia
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Sep 13, 2017
“A very interesting display of the construction of the hydro power scheme”
May 23, 2017
“Fantastic slice of a great bit of Australian history”
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5199 Snowy Mountains Hwy, Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 6454 1643
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We arrived just before closing time, but were able to stay as long as we wanted. More information and displays than we could take in on a single quick visit (since we were passing through and needed to make progress). A good exposition of the...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My brother worked on the Scheme in the mid '60's, so it was great to see so much geat stiff from the era. Bought brother a shovel with a plaque from the works!

Thank philthy5
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Heard it was great place to visit so planned to go with a group of friends who travelled from interstate. When we arrived on Sunday 13th January, between its advertised opening hours (ie 10am to 2pm), it was all locked up. Disappointing after travelling for...More

Thank James T
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Unfortunately we were not able to see inside this museum as when we arrived, the lady told us she was shutting. It apparently is only open from 10am - 2pm Saturdays and Sundays (I think). We were there on a Sunday. A pity, as it...More

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Probably a great place to learn the history if only we could have gained entry! As we were there during the week, called one of the contact numbers and was told they preferred to open for more than 2 visitors, but would come and open...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Was closed but called the volunteer Julia who kindly offered to come and open up for us! Amazing project and great time in Australian history shown! Kids ranged from 3 to 14 and thoroughly enjoyed it as well - highly recommended! And a big thanks...More

1  Thank Missy3girls
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

we were welcomed by lovely volunteer today, Saturday, who explained where we could start our discovery's there, She well recommend a scheme movie, truly informative video - which I highly recommend as it explains everything so well like a private guide. I was surprised how...More

1  Thank oceanroze
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

If you get the chance, check out this awesome museum. It tells the history of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme and how they built it. The museum is very interesting and has a looped movie (documentary) that you can watch to get a grasp on...More

1  Thank Lssah2013
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

Really interesting collection of history and excellent conversations with the local staff who worked on the scheme.

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Reviewed 21 September 2015

I loved that so many items from the Snowy Scheme are being gathered and preserved in this Museum. I got a great sense of the social fabric of The Scheme and Australia's post war history whist wandering around the exhibits. My nephews loved the heavy...More

1  Thank ShonaC_11
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