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A lot better than I was expecting.

Glenrowan is such an iconic town thanks to Ned Kelly that a visit when you are in the area is a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Vicky P
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Ballina, Australia
Fantastic display

Our first stop in Glenrowan. This is such a fantastic display of Kelly history - not just looking... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Victoria K
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SHOP features a huge range of interesting and exciting gift, Ned Kelly and Australiana souvenirs as well as very collectable Ned Kelly and bushranger second hand books. Step through back of the shop to the MUSEUM display and the replica of the KELLY...more
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35 Gladstone Street, Glenrowan, Victoria 3675, Australia
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Right next door to the Museum, and this is another "Souvenir Store". But hey, at least they're not calling it a Museum. But having 2 Souvenir Shops for a small town was Overload, no wonder the racks are still full of stuff. At least whilst...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Glenrowan is such an iconic town thanks to Ned Kelly that a visit when you are in the area is a must. We parked down the end of the street because of the big Ned Kelly statue and wandered over to Kate's cottage to have...More

Thank Vicky P
glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you Vicky for your informative review.... this is very informative for travellers. Yes we do have a huge range of different Ned Kelly memorabilia and souvenirs as well as general gift were for those not particularily interested in Ned. Admission fee to the Ned...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Our first stop in Glenrowan. This is such a fantastic display of Kelly history - not just looking at Ned but the rest of the Kelly family and Gang. Out the back is the replica but, which it’s a nice step back in time. Gift...More

Thank Victoria K
glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you Victoria for your review. Glenrowan is a very interesting little town rich in history. We are glad that you enjoyed it. KATE'S COTTAGE GIFT SOUVENIRS, MUSEUM & replica of the ramshackle KELLY HOMESTEAD is currently on the market after 34 years of trading....More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is a little gift shop with a Ned Kelly Museum attached. The museum is quite small but does a huge range of photographs relating to the Ned Kelly Gang, which are laid out very much in chronological order. There are some interesting relics as...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi We are sorry that you thought us pricey. Mostly folks say we are very reasonable with school kids admission @ $1.00 per head and this includes up to 16 years of age. Adults are priced @ $9.00 per head so a family can go...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Driving home from Sydney we decided to make a detour and explore all about Ned Kelly's last stand. So much to read and alas not enough time to read it all but we thoroughly enjoyed what we did see. There was the mock-up of his...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your very detailed review. Unfortunately it happens sometimes when you travel that you wish you did have more time to spend in one place more than another. Some visitors are only there for 15 minutes while others spend over an hour enthralled...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Just driving through Glenrowan to see the Big Ned statue and buy a souvenir. Kates Cottage was perfect who'd have thought you could make so many products relating to Ned Kelly and the region the shop is an absolute treasure chest of souvenirs and gifts,...More

Thank SMOAI76
glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you so much for giving us such a great review. We have owned and operated this business for over 33 years and in that time have developed a very large range of interesting souvenir and gift suppliers .. It is currently the Labour day...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Kate’s Cottage over the long weekend on Sunday for a family outing during our week in regional Victoria. The shop provided an informative tour and the middle aged lady who served us was very pleasant explaining historical Ned Kelly facts to us...More

Thank Annabelle_Bryce
glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Annabelle, We supply a free map and information on the history of the town and the siege site ...glad that you enjoyed that. The story is very complex but the outcome of the Royal Commission into the Victorian Police Force 1881 sets it for...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We checked out the museum with our family of six. There was a stack of information which obviously had been gathered with enthusiasm and passion by the curator. The kids enjoyed finding out about Kelly and his 'doings'. The curator's perspective was obviously from the...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Re balance to the story of Ned Kelly I feel that the fact that a Royal Commission into the Victorian Police force in 1881 was held at no small expense due to the out cry and...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017

the museum tells of the unfortunate life of Ned Kelly, his father was a stock thief who was transported to Tasmania for 7 years. His father over indulged & regularly came to the attention of police. Ned soon came to the attention of police, one...More

Thank Ray F
glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Wow!!! That is one of the best and most informative reviews we have ever received. Thank you for taking the time. Visitors will find this really helpful in deciding on whether to stop or travel on. Tripadvisor is such a helpful tool for the traveller....More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Informative little museum dedicated to Ned Kelly and the history of the Glenrowan area. We stopped in for a quick visit while travelling to Sydney on the motorway. I was a bit reluctant at first as Kelly was a shady enough character and not in...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Kate's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks for your review. Such is the interest of the Irish Kelly connection we would have Irish or their descendants visiting every day. In my oppinion this all started with the Potato Famine in Ireland which forced the likes of Ned's father Red to steal...More

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