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Manning Valley Historical Museum

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Easy to spend hours here

Very clean museum, the volunteers must work hard to keep everything looking inviting to browse... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Best laid out regional museum we've been to

This is probably the best laid out regional museum we have ever been to. Items of interest are... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Farquhar Street, Wingham, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

Great little place, has loads of old things that the kids wouldnt get a chance to see. loads of old photos from a very long time ago. Very cheap to enter. $7 a family. They also have the jail cell of Jimmy the last Australian...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Very clean museum, the volunteers must work hard to keep everything looking inviting to browse. So much “stuff”!! All very interesting with such variety that anyone will become absorbed. Definitely worth a visit to the museum and the village.

Thank myanmar2000
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is probably the best laid out regional museum we have ever been to. Items of interest are arranged together in exhibit areas much like a household sort of alignment and the limited space is so well utilised. Bedrooms and all the associated paraphernalia, work...More

Thank CJBurns
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This museum gives a good overview of the various aspects of rural life in the Manning.The early pioneer families, and the service of many in the community.Crime is also featured in the cell that held the captured Jimmy Governor.

Thank travelfreeworld
Reviewed 24 June 2017

One of the best pioneer museums in Australia. Allow plenty of time to visit a there is so much to see and something to interest everyone.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Was absolutely incredible for $4, so much to see here. The taxidermy display was awesome and the bird egg collection was quite fascinating. The elderly man who volunteered there was very friendly and helpful. Definitely worth the money.

Thank ashleylS8673HW
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you love history & family history this is a must see place - brilliant & all manned by volunteers.

Thank Joylane
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A great gem in Wingham (just 10 minutes from Taree), on the edge of the town green. The museum has a variety of old time relics from the past on display and they even have little fact sheet quizs for kids. I had a friend...More

Thank Kimmie2518
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had friends visiting and as it was raining decided to go to the museum at Wingham. There is so much to see and something of interest for everyone. From fine lace to the timber industry, local involvement in WWI to the jail that housed...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Walked into this little gem with very low expectations being so remote. But be pleasantly surprised! This is a little piece of everything as you wind in and our of the rooms. Well worth a visit!

Thank cannotenteraname
Reviewed 20 November 2016

It is definitely worth doing a small detour from the highway or a stop on the way through Wingham, or perhaps a quick trip from nearby Forster. This museum is much bigger than one would expect in a small country town. There is just so...More

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15 April 2016|
Response from capricorntraveller | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be about a 10 minute walk as the Museum is right in the centre of town.