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Museum of the Riverina

243 Baylis St, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650, Australia
+61 2 6926 9655
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A museum in two places!!!

This was a bit strange and really not worth the effort. The museum is split between two locations a... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Judy K
,
Gold Coast, Australia
Employee or just a fan of the museum

We stopped in at the Museum of the Riverina in Wagga Wagga, it was free to get in and we do love... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
JGDynamo
,
Moncton, Canada
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Formerly the city's Council Chambers, this historic building now hosts local and touring exhibitions covering history, science, innovation and technology. The Museum of the Riverina's two sites bring history to life, with exhibitions and activities for all ages.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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243 Baylis St, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650, Australia
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+61 2 6926 9655
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was a bit strange and really not worth the effort. The museum is split between two locations a long way apart. Neither is very big and neither have much there. There were a few interesting displays but not enough to bother going. It's a...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stopped in at the Museum of the Riverina in Wagga Wagga, it was free to get in and we do love free. The exhibits change every few months we were told by some lady who we weren’t sure if she worked there or was...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The museum has different displays at different times of the year. Some are not suitable for children.

1  Thank bundy916
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I love visiting Museum with my children,especially on the school holidays. These is always something interesting for my teenagers and my 6 years old. We went to all of the exbitions since we moved to Wagga in 2014. It is free entrance,staff is very nice,...More

1  Thank Maria2650
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent Museum in an interesting location. We attended a talk on the Tichbourne Trials as well as viewing the exhibits in the Museum both were worthwhile. The talk on the Tichbourne trial was well presented and interesting. We will be visiting again

1  Thank rose946
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Looking back at many local Wagga/Riverina artifacts and machinery from Yesteryear. Amazing items and artifacts. Brilliant.

2  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Quite extensive display of Wagga Wagga history of people, events, places, people and interesting agricultural, sporting and personal objects. The Dolls House was worth a room to itself but should have been better lit. The smaller museum in the Civic Centre area was for travelling...More

2  Thank Mab G
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

There is no charge to look through the museum we made a donation as it was really interesting with a lot to look at both inside and out. It opens from 10am anf closes at 4pm.

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Interesting, educational and entertaining for our family. Decent space dedicated to a historical identity issue in the late last century? We could not relate to. There was a small collection of door knobs and locks! The children's area had some good dress-ups and enviro-friendly deco....More

Thank ReenTraveller
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The museum was well set out and is well worth a visit. It gives a good history of the area and the people who made it what it is. There was also a Midnight Oil Exhibition on in another pavilion which was just great. It...More

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Helen A
18 October 2015|
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The museum is a good place to visit. There are also a couple of other museum in the area which you might like to see, such as the Botanic Gardens Site and the RAAF Base Wagga Heritage Centre. Hope you have a good trip.
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