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Address: Market Place, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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You think its hard to hit off these days?? Go to this quaint golf museum and see how hard it was back in the day. Square balls with a hickory stick! And they really dressed for... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You think its hard to hit off these days?? Go to this quaint golf museum and see how hard it was back in the day. Square balls with a hickory stick! And they really dressed for the occasion! If your a golf fan this museum is small,but one to see.

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We only decided to visit the Golf Museum at Bothwell because a friend we were travelling with is a keen golfer and we are certainly glad that we did!! It's a little off the main highway to Hobart but certainly contains a significant amount of golfing memorabilia to satisfy even the keenest golfer!! Well worth the dtour to absorb what... More 

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Thank Ian J
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Bothwell and have an interest in golf try this museum as it has a nice collection of older golf gear and memorabilia. The staff are friendly and helpful. Buy a few golf souvenirs while you are there.

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Thank neverold333
Sydney, Australia
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250 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The Bothwell golf course is the oldest in Australia. Note: it is not the oldest golf club but the oldest golf course. And the museum is a fantastic insight into the history of golf with many artifacts and the guide is there to answer all your questions and give a personalised tour if you wish.

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Thank Penny S
Hong Kong, China
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307 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Just by chance did we see the sign for the Golf Museum! So we had a look: What a surprise. It is very small, only 2 rooms. But they are packed with odl clubs and balls, photos tell you the history of golf in Australia and about ladies playng, too. The gentleman at the front desk was very friendly and... More 

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Thank nota1timetraveller
Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

While their is stuff to read and old gear to see it is mainly a historical record of the most successful Tasmanian golfers. Still it is not expensive ($5 a person) manned by volunteers and worth the time to have a look for avid golfers like me.

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Thank Rakaia
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a little gem. Located in Bothwell, it's been put together by some hard working locals. A lot of interesting historical items and maps of the area. The local golf course I understand is the oldest known course in Australia. If you're in Bothwell, call in and have a look at their golf museum and visitor centre. A... More 

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Redcliffe, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

If your an addict golfer, this place is for you. Was a walk back in time. Started golf when I was 12 yrs old & i am now 60. Even remember some of clubs I assembled when I was working for Brosnan Golf back in the early 80's

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Thank Peter K
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Interesting if you're into golf! They're undergoing renovations at the moment and promise to have more on show in the near future however we weren't disappointed with their current display.

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

For any golfer this a must. The history of golf at Bothwell with Australia's Oldest Golf Course. The array of old golf clubs and banned clubs is interesting.

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