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Murray 1 Visitors Centre - CLOSED

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Murray 2 open for inspection

At first, I was disappointed that Murray 1 was closed for a major upgrade to the facility. We... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Stephen L
Closed for upgrades

Called in to see this station, only to find its closed for visitors. Was very disappointed to find... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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29 Apr 2017
“Murray 2 open for inspection”
20 Apr 2017
“Closed for upgrades”
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Temporarily Closed until 2024
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Alpine Way, Khancoban, New South Wales 2642, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

At first, I was disappointed that Murray 1 was closed for a major upgrade to the facility. We headed further along the Alpine Way to Murray 2 station, which is also along the Alpine Way, just before Khancoban. So glad we decided to go. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Called in to see this station, only to find its closed for visitors. Was very disappointed to find the centre was closed. Apparently relocated to Murray 2, during the turbine upgrades

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank madmick69
Reviewed 21 January 2017

As The Murray 1 Visitors Centre is closed for renovations we were redirected to the Murray 2 Power Station Tour. We weren't impressed. The tour consisted of looking a few photos and the rest was basically a sales pitch for Red Energy with a 13...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rhonda939
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Please stop and rest and smell the roses. Has a cafe and light refreshments. Good Coffee Free Tour of the Hydro Facility.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank John N
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We arrived just in time for the 2pm guided tour. The guide explained the process of building such a magnificent hydro scheme with all the difficulties and weather faced. We entered the power station to stand of a platform overlooking the many power generators and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Aussie_on_the_move
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The Murray 1 Visitors Centre is a wonderful place for all ages. Wonderful to learn about the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme. Kelly did an amazing job running the cafe and was very knowledgeable delivering the tour of the power station.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank susan r
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We were told about this place while we were at a festival in Corryong. The centre has very interesting displays and working models and it documents the history of the construction of this modern engineering feat. The 30 minute documentary was excellent and showed the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank hermal2013
Reviewed 29 March 2016

A very interesting place for anyone to visit. great display centre, good coffee, tea and cakes and light meals. enjoy!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank theshop2016
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very interesting and informative, with film about the creation of the hydro scheme and relief maps showing dams and rivers.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Terri B
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We recently visited the power station with two small children, one who is particularly interested in how hydro electricity is created. We drove 2 hours from Tumut and enjoyed seeing the 'high country'. The free 11am tour was informative and the guide was very knowledgable...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Karla M
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