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Macley River Historical Museum

62 Lachlan Street, South Kempsey, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
+61 2 6562 7572
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Marvellous heritage museum

One of my favourite places to visit. This museum has an under-rated display of local history & if... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
travella2016
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Kempsey, Australia
What a collection!

This museum is a real find. The building that houses it was designed by Australian architect Glenn... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
V581ZSdonb
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Sydney, Australia
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16 Apr 2017
“Marvellous heritage museum”
27 Feb 2017
“What a collection!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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62 Lachlan Street, South Kempsey, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
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+61 2 6562 7572
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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

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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

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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.

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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
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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

Thank Anita T
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