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Macley River Historical Museum

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Lovely helpers and tonnes of information

I called ahead seeking help for info on my family heritage. Arriving a few days later i was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sabina C
Byron Bay, Australia
Worth a visit.

Great local history hub. Well worth a visit, if you like local history. Interesting displays... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
South West Rocks, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“Lovely helpers and tonnes of information”
7 Sep 2018
“Worth a visit.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
62 Lachlan Street, South Kempsey, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
+61 2 6562 7572
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called ahead seeking help for info on my family heritage. Arriving a few days later i was pleasantly surprised to find they were expecting me and had a volunteer (Michael) who had the files I was looking for, ready. I stayed for hours photocopying...More

Thank Sabina C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Great local history hub. Well worth a visit, if you like local history. Interesting displays, probably not the sort of thing kids would enjoy. Good bookshop and helpful staff.

Thank dwangcritter
Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of my favourite places to visit. This museum has an under-rated display of local history & if anyone is interested in tracing their local family history the volunteers in this museum have a wealth of knowledge. The displays are excellent & showcase the history...More

Thank travella2016
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This museum is a real find. The building that houses it was designed by Australian architect Glenn Murcott and is a symphony in corrugated Colorbond steel. Its collections are extensive and varied. From agriculture to communications with side trips to timbering and river navigation. The...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This was a very enjoyable experience, and the staff/volunteers were friendly and very helpful. At only $3 cost for seniors the value is amazing. A must for local history buffs. Lots of history and nostalgia. I'll be back.

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We had been visiting the Slim Dusty Centre and decided to visit the Macleay River Historical Museum. It is located in the big park in South Kempsey adjoining the information centre. We enjoyed looking at the displays as it makes you appreciate the diverse history...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We decided to visit the Macleay River Historical museum while visiting Kempsey recently. Entry is just $4 per adult and the staff are very friendly and helpful. There are so many interesting items on display that cover such areas as the fishing industry, sport, Aboriginals...More

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