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Tasmanian Wool Centre.

Church Street, Ross, Tasmania 7209, Australia
+61 3 6381 5466
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Was surprised on how much wasn't there

I had expected more, there was a simplistic overview of the wool industry, for an area with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CocoTampa123
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Perth, Australia
Wonderful example of Tasmanian History

We stopped at Ross to see the bridge the convicts built and discovered and learnt so much about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MEC2015
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Alice Springs, Australia
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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“local history” (8 reviews)
“worth a visit” (10 reviews)
“for sale” (7 reviews)
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Church Street, Ross, Tasmania 7209, Australia
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+61 3 6381 5466
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"local history"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"for sale"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful things"
in 2 reviews
"museum section"
in 2 reviews
"interesting museum"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful display"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful products"
in 2 reviews
"free entry"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"great shop"
in 2 reviews
"female factory"
in 3 reviews
"very helpful staff"
in 2 reviews
"information centre"
in 3 reviews
"allow plenty of time"
in 2 reviews
"great history"
in 2 reviews
"ross bridge"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had expected more, there was a simplistic overview of the wool industry, for an area with preeminent credentials in world class wool i was expecting more. The museum also has a scattering of information on the convicts, the bridge, the female factory as well...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Ross to see the bridge the convicts built and discovered and learnt so much about Tasmania's history. The Wool Centre was very informative with lots of information about farming and wool. a great little museum that had displays about the area, wool...More

Thank MEC2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old town and this venue gave a great insight into the past and history of the town and the wool industry. Free to visit! Great little place and well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Wool Centre is an eyeopener into the History around Ross as well as cultivating interest in wool and the growth of this industry. This particular display is very well presented indeed.

Thank Australiangroup
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good museum dedicated to wool industry with a bit of history of the town as well. Beautiful products for sale.

Thank 11royboy
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting products for sale but also contains a museum dedicated to the wool industry and the history of the town of Ross.

Thank Dennis B
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Free parking and free entry. Not the usual collection of junk. Very informative and different. Excellent knitwear on sale.

Thank halilley
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great history of Ross and the wool industry and also the social history in the area. lots of great exhibits.

Thank Sandy C
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A very well set out wool shop but venture to the back to find an excellent wool display with short films samples of all the wool types and great history about the town. very informative. The whole town is worth a visit as it has...More

Thank Michele B
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

While passing through Ross decided to stop and check the Merino Wool Museum. So glad we did. If you want to learn about the story of merino wool in the area you must take the time to visit this number one attraction for Ross. Entry...More

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