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Address: Corner West and Worrigee Streets, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
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+61 2 4421 8150
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Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Excellent example of the history and living conditions of a oast era of Australian History

Great tour and very informative, friendly volunteers. I was impressed by the original owners use of local woods and woodworking furniture from the 1800s. When the tour guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nowra, Australia
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Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour and very informative, friendly volunteers. I was impressed by the original owners use of local woods and woodworking furniture from the 1800s. When the tour guide opened the 1830s ish Camphaloral blanket box there was still a very light pleasant camphor odour after approx 180 yrs. A must for anyone interested in social history and how people lived... More 

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Cronulla, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love going over historic houses and this was one of the best The house was easy to find on the corner West and Worrigee streets Nowra The lady who took us on a tour of the house was very informative about the history of the cottage she was cheerful and pleasant to be with The entry fee was $8... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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72 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Take some great photos of a beautiful house who 3 generations of women ,held their head up high and with every bone in ther body maintained the house .Everything was re stiched that needed to be, everything polished so that they could greet guests.Its a great place for the annual Women in art event and a great place for the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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132 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I adore this historic house. The stories shared by the docents are so engaging and enthralling. The history of the house, the area, the family really come to life. So glad this has been preserved.

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1 Thank MsK425
Cambewarra, Australia
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Meroogal is a great afternoon's visit, the house is full of historic treasures, and a great place to take the kids, for a guided tour .Learn about the fabulous ladies of Meroogal, look at the beautiful handicrafts and learn about how they lived.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

If you like living history museums, you will love Meroogal. We had a personalized guided tour through the house telling us the history of the four generations of women who owned the property. You do need to find opening hours, the visitor centre has all the details.

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2 Thank Hellen D
Nowra, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We spent a delightfully informative afternoon wandering around Meroogal. The lady guide had a lot of knowledge and I came away with a very clear idea of what life was like in this house in the early days of Nowra. Very interesting with some beautifully hand made furniture to admire. One of the best times to go is when the... More 

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1 Thank Carol D
Kellyville, Australia
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43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This living museum has lots of interesting facts and interactive artefacts. Play the piano from the 1800's, pump water by hand from the well, look at 3D photos that I never knew existed so long ago and lots of other interesting artefacts. Our tour guide was very friendly with lots of information about the family, the house and the local... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Had been wanting to visit Meroogal for years but as it has restricted opening times this proved difficult. It was worth the wait to see and we enjoyed a tour of the house with a volunteer guide then spent some time wandering around by ourselves. Inside the house is so interesting...the guide opened cupboards, drawers etc to show as many... More 

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3 Thank Linda J
Vincentia, Australia
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Beautiful old house, perfectly preserved and well cared for. Great to see a little of local history. Would recommend a visit.

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