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Grew up locally and back visiting family we made the short scenic drive out to Bowraville to visit... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
AuzzTripper
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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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Well worth a visit

Not much to do in Bowraville, so went to the Museum, and SO glad we did.! What a magnificent... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
John M
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Grew up locally and back visiting family we made the short scenic drive out to Bowraville to visit the museum and grab lunch at the lovely old local pub. Museum was great value at $5ea and host was very welcoming and knowledgeable. Range of local...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AuzzTripper
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We drove to Bowraville to do the "history walk" Most of the buildings were closed or empty,and we didn't bother with the Folk museum as there was a charge to go in. The theatre was shut,and the Military museum was at the end of our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Not much to do in Bowraville, so went to the Museum, and SO glad we did.! What a magnificent collection from the olden days and the pioneers of the area, including an actual rebuild of Ryan's cottage, makes you appreciate what we have to day,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are with older folks or younger folks, this museum is interesting. There is a lot of authentic military knick-knackery to make it a valuable collection of the first and second world wars, as well as other skirmishes of the past century. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sally H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a treasure trove of wonderful exhibits ranging from domestic, health, religious to agricultural activities in early years of Bowraville and district - and Australia for that matter. Exhibits are over a large area but essentially undercover. Would be a great introduction for older primary...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bill A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had been to Bowraville about a year ago and not had time to visit the Folk Museum. I am so glad we came back! The place is immense. You can skim through everything, although this style of visit will surely guarantee that you will...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jan H
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A fantastic way to spend an hour or two. This museum offers a comprehensive look at our pioneer history with a local focus. Only a donation to get in and has a display superior to those on offer at much larger towns. A must for...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jcocko54
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I seen the advertisement for it in the visitors guide. When my husband first saw the building he thought it would be another waste of time and money. He hasn't stopped talking about it. It is truely a fascinating place to visit. You need a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This place is delightful walking through the doors I was transported back to a little girl I really enjoyed it and all for a gold coin donation amazing ..

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank debs2256
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you get a chance to take a detour when you are in this vicinity.... don't miss out on this magnificent effort. And make sure you allow a couple of hours to look around. Well worth the effort!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jan H
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