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Pioneer Settlement

Monash Drive, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
+61 3 5036 2410
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Always Interesting

Sunday is definitely the best day to go. They have lots more of the shops and things operating. You... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trudy R
Swan Hill, Australia
Really well presented.

A really detailed early Australian town. Beautifully restored buildings and farm machinery... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kevin B
Croydon, Australia
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Monash Drive, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
+61 3 5036 2410
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sunday is definitely the best day to go. They have lots more of the shops and things operating. You definitely step back in history. Great little cafe run by volunteers and quite inexpensive. The heart beat on the Murray at night is a must. Nothing...More

Thank Trudy R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really detailed early Australian town. Beautifully restored buildings and farm machinery. Excellent coffee shop with a light lunch menu. Enjoy a ride on the paddle boat. A very interesting place to visit. A credit to those who participated in the restoration.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been there many years ago and was looking forward to returning. It is interesting to see the old street and shops. Unfortunately we were there on a Thursday so not much was happening. I did have a great chap with the blacksmith. Apparently...More

Thank maureend105
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the whole day and evening here. Best Pioneer village we have seen. The houses the farming equipment, motor cars and you must do the horse and buggy ride, The light and water show in the evening should not be missed.

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pioneer Settlement exceeded our expectations as we've been to similar attractions that disappointed. We enjoyed every bit of our visit, especially the cart ride pulled by the gorgeous Gemma and her friendly driver. We also appreciated that a lot of the exhibits could be touched....More

Thank RainyDayGirl53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a show The Heart Of The Murray is well worth a look ..and the Pyab is worth the ride as well the pioneer settlement is a great look as well

Thank greg t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the pioneer village quiet this time of the year but a lot to see and it bought back memories of our younger years

Thank spooky08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Pioneer Settlement is a step back in time. Very well done, very tidy. They have a cafe with really yummy dev tea. We went on the cruise as well. Another great thing to do. Family orientated for all ages. The light show was a...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main street needs to come alive with live soundtacks of what it would have been like. Also the show needs to have a steam train on it to show how they took away from the paddle boats.

Thank matthewsG6585GT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent whole day there so much to see yes some of the old things are in disrepair but you have to remember these machines are all old and you would never get parts any where and they most likely came to the museum in...More

Thank chubby
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Christine W
Is it dog friendly
30 September 2016|
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Response from MrsBenHam | Reviewed this property |
No you are not allowed to take pets into the settlement.
How much is the entrance fee, the paddlesteamer ride and the laser show. 2 adults and 4 children
4 September 2016|
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Response from fional943 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on their website for the 3 in one deal. That's where I found it. Off the top of my head I can't remember. Plud their information will be up to date. I think it was about $50 or 60 for the 3 in one deal, but may... More
Is it good for kids
5 January 2015|
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Response from Dianne H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They can ride on horse drawn carts and also in a old truck.