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Address: Brand Hwy | Near Geraldton, Greenough, Western Australia 6532, Australia
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Gateway to Central Greenough (Historic Settlement)

The buildings of Central...

Gateway to Central Greenough (Historic Settlement)

The buildings of Central Greenough constructed between 1863 and 1913, are now conserved by the National Trust of Australia (WA). They provide a rare insight into the early settlement of agricultural lands.

Entry to the historic settlement is through the former Greenough store (Wainwrights), then on through to the modern Cafe & Visitor Centre. Stroll through the settlement at your leisure using the brochure as your guide. Take an hour or take a day the buildings are open for you to explore and enjoy.

Through the valued support of our customers and visitors the restoration and development continues.

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Greenough Pioneer Village

What an amazing place . I must have passed this place hundreds of times but never been in . It has been restored with a various buildings depicting what was a thriving community... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing place . I must have passed this place hundreds of times but never been in . It has been restored with a various buildings depicting what was a thriving community in the late 1800's. From the old school to Police station and lock up through to a number of churches which a still in use . Well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic place to visit. I love history and old buildings so this place suited me well. It was very affordable. The kids also enjoyed it. Make sure to check your shoes for doublegees before leaving though!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area this is well worth a visit. If you visit all the buildings and watch the videos it will take a whole morning or afternoon and there is a good cafe on site for hot or cold refreshments serving breakfast, lunch and snacks. It gives a good insight into how communities have been created and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The old schoolhouse, the old gaol and policeman's residence, the Roads Board building, the churches, the hall and a couple of cottages have been faithfully restored by the National Trust to catch a glimpse of the past. Amazing to walk through and around. Worth a couple of hours pottering about here.

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Thank Austyannie
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My family original came from this area so it was nice to walk around and look at how they would have lived. Worth a visit.

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Thank jaskjs
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We enjoyed exploring this historical precinct. We found the buildings, the history and the interpretive displays interesting and informative. Well worth it for $6 (senior). The cafe was also worth a visit. The home made apple pie was delicious.

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our party-of five (four Canadians and an Aussie) trekked through the old settlement, now annexed from the main highway. There’s a range of fee concessions, including for Seniors... and two of us qualified for a minor discount. Some highlights included our realisation that the great floods of 1888 had necessitated dinghy travel in this little hamlet! Look out for the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Visit the Historic Settlement which is directly on the main highway just south of Geraldton. $7 will give you entry & the opportunity to wander through the old settlement buildings which are very interesting. It gives an insight into life in the area in the mid 1800’s. There is also a very popular café in which you can just sit... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Don't miss visiting this. We stopped at the cafe first then browsed the village fior one and a half hours. Two churches, gaol etc and sadly where aboriginal prisoners were shackled. Small cottages and one had 12 children with 4 to a bed top to tail! Lamas and alpacas wandering around the grounds. Also see the old pub which is... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Although the parts of the village that remain are well maintained most of them stand alone and empty a few have some furniture. I anticipated a lot more information on what it was like to live here then...this was sadly lacking. As for ambiance. ..it feels like a collection of mainly public buildings in a line, where and how did... More 

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