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So interesting!

A great place to have a wander and learn about the interesting history of the area. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
ElizabethMWK
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Lovely old building

Unfortunately the Courthouse wasn't open the day we visited. I believe that they offer a fairly... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
992SharonG
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Sydney, Australia
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Corner of Argyle & Wilshire Streets, Berrima, New South Wales 2577, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Looking from the outside, you can see the courthouse was built in a bygone era. It is quite large and imposing but has well preserved. Inside, there’s a lot of history about the courthouse and the town of Berrima which many would find interesting. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

A great place to have a wander and learn about the interesting history of the area. The staff are very friendly and the courthouse drama makes for a unique experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ElizabethMWK
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We were surprised to find such a lot of history in this little town which was well planned during mid 19th century. Staff was friendly and explained the history after we saw a short self explanatory movie. Sound & Light Show was fantastic, looked so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Raj G
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Unfortunately the Courthouse wasn't open the day we visited. I believe that they offer a fairly interesting tour, so may go back some time. I found it to be very sparse, no garden at all and just looked like a big empty old building.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 992SharonG
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed all the information & the light & sound show display in the mock court. The dress up clothes were fun, but was too dark in there to get photos of dress up though.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 303gina
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Provides a very good history of the area and its settlement with short intro video before self guided tour of rooms within court include pictures and artefacts. Re- creation of court room trial interesting. Also small gift shop. Allow around 45 minutes. Plenty of free...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Built in the early 1800's this remarkable building has been preserved for generations to come,step inside and we enjoyed a film outlining the history of Berrima, it's Courthouse, Jail and early settlers. We took our seats in the Court Room and witnessed a mock trial...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jillnorris
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely well preserved building . No real displays apart from the introductory video upon entering and the light show in the actual courtroom. The light show concept very good although the plaster models could use good tidy up. Then when light show over the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lisal111
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The building itself has been expertly preserved for future generations. The mannequins are a bit spooky but they depict the day and the harshness of life in these parts. The reenactment was historical. We appreciated the experience .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bernadette L
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Looking at the place, you wouldn't know it had tours. Even going inside out of curiosity, there was no clear indicator. We had no idea there was any on until long after we had left, so not sure if we missed out or not. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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