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National Museum of Australian Pottery

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Amazing private collection

Visited this place again on our way to Gulgong NSW for a Ceramics conference. Obviously of... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
harleymarginwalker
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Ballarat, Australia
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Pottery has never been hotter!

What an amazing privately owned museum and collection available for the public to see! Came across... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
EMundz
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Sydney, Australia
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One of Australia’s best kept secrets The National Museum of Australian Pottery in Holbrook, is the only Museum dedicated to 19th and early 20th century Australian pottery.Over 1,500 pieces of domestic pottery are on display from over 120 Australian...more
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76 Albury St, Holbrook, New South Wales 2644, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this place again on our way to Gulgong NSW for a Ceramics conference. Obviously of interest to anyone curious about the history of Ceramics but also appealing from a historical point of view. Very well set out with information about each item and the...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The over zealous owner needs to get a life. Wont allow any images which we found quite upsetting. He needs to move with the times and realise that he is only a custodian.

1  Thank planetaryhealing2018
Reviewed 3 July 2017

What an amazing privately owned museum and collection available for the public to see! Came across it while pottering around Holbrook and was blow away by how rich and beautiful Australia's pottery history is.

Thank EMundz
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We spent an enjoyable couple of hour dawdling through the museum. The information given was enlightening.

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit and a great collection of plates. One small hitch can not take pictures. Great old building well set out and itemized would go back

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The richness of information and the whole interesting collection are definitely fun to pay for a visit :) and if you like ceramics, you may like to talk with the knowledgeable owner as he could surely tell you more inside stories :)

1  Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The man running the place needs to find a new job or go learn some people skills. I have never felt so uncomfortable in a Museum. The items inside are worth a look but when you pay to see things you need to feel welcome.

3  Thank Trish M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A very interesting collection of Australian pottery from colonial times to the 20th century. The building was an old country department store and of interest in its own right too. We couldn't stay long, but we saw some amazing pieces. Well worth a detour from...More

2  Thank JGS_0456
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Lovely big welcoming building - with a full and extensive history of Pottery Made- and by Whom- which potter/s , in White Settlemrnt history of Australia.

1  Thank mrsworkswonders
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Called in at this one on the spur of the moment, and it was so much bigger and better than expected. Only $5 per adult entry. Large, varied and interesting collection on two floors with many nostalgic pieces and educational too. Lovely old building too....More

2  Thank LynneMel61
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