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Not what we expected, but amazing

The amount of effort that has gone into restoring the bunker and fitting it out as a museum is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HeyJude49
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Central Australia
Well worth the effort to see it.

Mallacoota was one of a series of coastal radio stations set up during WW2. Catalina flying boats... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Triggersplace
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Mallacoota, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The amount of effort that has gone into restoring the bunker and fitting it out as a museum is amazing. We have been to many museums throughout Australia, and this would have to be one of the best.

Thank HeyJude49
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Lacks a little bit of cash flow I think. My young boys were only moderately interested and we didn’t last long in there. It’s ok but don’t expect anything special.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Mallacoota was one of a series of coastal radio stations set up during WW2. Catalina flying boats operated out of the Mallacoota lake to act as spotters for Japanese vessels coming down the East coast of Australia. The bunker museum is set up in the...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Here is an in situ museum assembled by dedicated volunteers. Unlike most museums, this one has a lot of real WWII memorabilia. A lot of it you can touch. There are remnants, medals awards of Australian personnel and also possible evidence of Japanese landings. There...More

Thank S B
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Read about this museum in a cafe, and decided to go for the 5 minute drive and check it out. Our only mistake was that we were a touch late as the museum has an early closing time. But the time we had there, (wishing...More

1  Thank sidbaker1
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It is not open very often - once a week, and we were lucky to find it opening for a group later in the day. Lots of displays related to ww1 and ww2, and very informative write ups. Eg I never knew about the mines...More

Thank Lt4vette
Reviewed 11 October 2017

History being told by the local volunteers that have preserved a previously top secret bunker. Fascinating talk about the history of the listening station and the importance it played in Australia's security. An excellent museum display in the restored structure. Well worth the deviation off...More

Thank Glenn H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was enchanted not only to see and learn about by the history of the bunker itself but was so surprised about the number of ships sunk off the east coast of Australia. The bunker houses so much WW11 war history memorabilia and of Mallacoota...More

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 25 March 2017

There is so many of war time secret treasures hidden away and left to decay. This communication bunker has been restored by a group of local historians. It is a credit to those people who have sought out accurate historic items for display. Well worth...More

Thank Twostedys
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Only open on Tuesdays at 9.30 for 2 hours at a reasonable cost of $5 per person. It was fascinating to read the military history and presented in such a way that time just went.

2  Thank Janelle M
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