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Hawkesbury Regional Museum

8 Baker Street, Windsor, New South Wales 2756, Australia
+61 2 4560 4655
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Great. Free entry

Great local historical museum. Free entry and some great articles. Helped while away a Public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan R
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Melbourne, Australia
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What an amazing place!!

Enjoyed the Windsor Heritage Walk (self guided) and visited the museum as part of this. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zac2204
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Hawkesbury Regional Museum is located in one of our country's oldest settlements-the third on mainland Australia after Sydney and Parramatta. It is the only publicly-run , professionally staffed museum in the Hawkesbury and, indeed, in the wider area including the Blue Mountains, Penrith, Hills and Blacktown local government areas.
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8 Baker Street, Windsor, New South Wales 2756, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local historical museum. Free entry and some great articles. Helped while away a Public Holiday arvo

Thank Ryan R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Windsor Heritage Walk (self guided) and visited the museum as part of this. Great information about the area and loads of brochures on other interesting things to do. I was surprised at the variety of items they have to explore. The Museum is...More

Thank Zac2204
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Free entry at the Information Centre with a small, but excellent display of various items. Seeing the flood prone history of Windsor was quite eye opening! A definite worthwhile stop whilst in the area.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

For a quick overview of the early settlements in the area, and key movers eg Macquarie, spend an hour here. Air-conditioned. Very nice volunteers. Covers war contributions, convict times (very briefly), floods, etc. On weekends, go out the back to the two storey house/bakery for...More

Thank AustraliaRuth
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

As one of Australia's earliest settlements, there is so much history here but it is not obvious to the first time visitor. This will help a lot to anyone get some perspective, only small but worth spending some time.

Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a small museum but free of charge and well worth a visit if you are in Windsor. It has some interesting artifacts and both my partner and myself had a great walk down memory lane. The staff were extremely helpful and obliging.

Thank Saandra701
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is both a very interesting walk down memory lane to see things that were in use during your childhood but also a great way to get some of the history of the Hawkesbury region. Free entry (A donation can be made) and very engaging...More

Thank ozrick33Sydney
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a wonderful museum, staffed by volunteers, donation admittance. Learnt so much about the Hawkesbury I didn't know. At different times they spotlight something of importance that happened in the past i.e the big floods. So many interesting things on display and plenty of places...More

Thank judyburg
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

It's a shame more people don't know about this wonderful Museum. While it is small, it contains so much history of the region. Hopefully with more funding and donations from the public of historical items, the Museum will continue to grow and expand. There is...More

1  Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Delighted to make a return visit to Hawkesbury Regional Museum. Displays of many different aspects of local history well set out in the impressive modern building. Easy to access, and free entry make it very attractive to visit.

Thank Sue C
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