We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Unknown part of our History

This museum tucked away in carriages at the Old railway Station is well worth a visit. The stories... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Marilyn50
,
Brisbane Australia
Nice piece of history

This is quite interesting shows you a piece of history that problaby not many people know about and... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Graeme B
,
Victoria, Australia
Read all 72 reviews
30
All photos (30)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“old railway”(14 reviews)
“railway station”(13 reviews)
“dunera boys”(13 reviews)
About
Contact
421 Murray St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
Website
+61 2 6993 2161
Reviews (72)
Filter reviews
72 results
Traveler rating
22
29
17
4
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
22
29
17
4
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsold railwayrailway stationdunera boyspow campworld warworth a visitbeautiful buildingaustralian historycarriagecavespowsenglandboxstoriesphotoshonestyexhibits
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 72 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This museum tucked away in carriages at the Old railway Station is well worth a visit. The stories of POWs mistakenly sent from the UK was fascinating - though I'm sure not for them.

Thank Marilyn50
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is quite interesting shows you a piece of history that problaby not many people know about and it shows you how governments can get things wrong. Putting people in POW camps like the Japanese from Broome and then at the end of the war...More

1  Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Have been around the area several times and never knew the history of a POW camp in Hay. This is very well presented and a must see. All volunteer work. Honesty pay. $5 Needs a tidy up.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Located in railway carriages at the spectacular Hay station. The carriages are hot and it’s quite uncomfortable on a warm day. Contents of the museums including lots of photos, poetry, relics and letters were interesting but it all looks uncared for for. There seems to...More

Thank Willyama1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited the museum - located in a disused carriage at the old railway station - a year ago during a two night stay in Hay while travelling Adelaide / Sydney. It was an excellent reminder of the activities Australia pursued to contain "enemy aliens'...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Went to the Dunera Museum set in a 1920’s train carriages. The story is well set out and great explanations from start to finish. The museum explains the POW camps built onsite to house prisoners captured during WW11 in Europe & exported to Hay prison...More

Thank 910gusg
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old railway building with original metalwork signs. Two old railway carriages showing historic information about POW camps in Hay. Quite interesting stop.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

If you going to Hay or even passing Hay, you should stop and have a look at Dunera Museum. It’s not a big museum it is very small. But the details are good it is for who love to know about P.O.W.. It was good...More

Thank Udsanee K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

In a couple of train carriages at the old station (which itself looks nice), this is an exhibition on the POW camp in Hay, which also had Japanese-Australian internees and jews sent from England. Well worth stopping by for half an hour. No staff, drop...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Not such a nice place to visit, but good to see what really happened to the people that were accommodated there during the 2nd WW. Well looked after and worth a visit.

Thank turoar
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dunera Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines