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What a great entertainer!. Experience his life & career through photos, his collection of Golden... read more

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Sydney, Australia

The Slim Dusty Centre is an awesome place to visit this will be our families 3rd visit to the... read more

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The Slim Dusty Centre, in Slim's hometown of kempsey, is a multi purpose cultural facility. The Museum exhibition features objects and images from the Kirkpatrick family's own extensive archive, as well as contributions from fans and friends all...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
490 Macleay Valley Way | South Kempsey, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
+61 2 6562 6533
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great entertainer!. Experience his life & career through photos, his collection of Golden Guitars, his travels, his mates. Watch his life story on 2 episodes of "This is Your Life". A very interesting place!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Slim Dusty Centre is an awesome place to visit this will be our families 3rd visit to the centre and we thoroughly enjoy it every time. We live in central qld and it is a 10 hr drive for us. Well worth the trip.

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the Slim Dusty memorabilia brought long-forgotten memories flooding back! The food in the cafe was also good

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and coffee was good, but not cheap. Service was very good and the cafe was clean. Slim Dusty museum is good value.

Thank dwangcritter
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A very well presented architecturally designed building with a well laid out parking area is a fitting memorial for one of Australia's most popular country and western singers. The museum is well laid out and a comprehensive tribute to Slim's life and achievements from a...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A great way to learn about Slim Dusty, his life and of course all of his achievements. Be sure to fill in the quiz that comes with entry fee. Who would have known how many Km's that old ford had travelled.

Thank Clarkes75
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I have been wanting to go here ever since it opened. Well and truly worth the drive - from Adelaide!! Excellent displays, even though I thought I knew a lot about Slim Dusty there was so much that I wasn't aware of. Staff were very...More

1  Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Have been to this venue as part of a group. Feel that it is overpriced for what is on view. The film of slim was the same as a video I bought several years ago, so was disappointed. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Had...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Wow, beyond my expectations, it’s huge, well staffed, plenty to see and do, staff in gift shop lovely, worth the stop for brunch or lunch. Take the time to stop, it’s worth it even if you’re not a fan.

1  Thank Max S
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here 12 months ago & enjoyed it. Today stopped for lunch, very poor basic selection, pies, sausage rolls & sandwiches. We will not be coming here to eat again. This comment is limited to Dusty Cafe.

Thank Bronwyn O
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21 February 2017|
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Response from singscrap_10 | Reviewed this property |
You might look up places around Newcastle, which is about 2 and a bit hours from Sydney. Another option if you like wineries could be to stop at Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley and is a lovely place to explore. I'm not sure... More
judy d
15 October 2016|
Response from coralhill | Reviewed this property |
Just head north on the Pacific Highway until you reach the Kempsey exit which takes you along the Macleay Valley Way into Kempsey. You pass the Slim Dusty Centre along the way. You can't miss it.