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Frank Partridge VC Military Museum

29 High St, Bowraville, New South Wales 2449, Australia
+61 2 6564 7056
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Bowraville Military Museum

For a gold coin donation this museum offers very good exhibits and your understanding of Vietnam... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
jcocko54
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Singapore, Singapore
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Growing up in London and listening to my dear Dads stories from the ww2 this museum bought it all... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
debs2256
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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A tour of the Frank Partridge VC Military Museum takes you on a journey that leads from the trench warfare of WWI to twenty-first century combat technology. Located in the historic town of Bowraville, its collections cover all of Australia's armed services and its displays of armoury, uniforms, medals, vehicles, art, publications and memorabilia are the largest on the Mid North Coast. It is a must-see exhibition that brings visitors up close with those who have served Australia since before the days when Anzac became part of our language. Hours: Monday - Friday, 10.00 am - 3.00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm, or by appointment; guided tours can be arranged. Admission is by gold coin donation.
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29 High St, Bowraville, New South Wales 2449, Australia
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

For a gold coin donation this museum offers very good exhibits and your understanding of Vietnam especially is enhanced by volunteers who are also veterans. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank jcocko54
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Growing up in London and listening to my dear Dads stories from the ww2 this museum bought it all back l would have loved to have had my Dad by my side to have enjoyed it with me.

1  Thank debs2256
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We called in thinking we wouldn't be long - forget it - this place is brilliant and needs at least two/ three hours to really do it justice. There is so much to see and, as English tourists, much to learn. Very educational and well...More

1  Thank CWAJW15
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Just recently my husband and I took a detour of the Princes Highway to have a quick look at Bowraville between Macksville and Nambucca Heads. The Frank Partridge VC Museum was hard to miss being set up in the old Council Chambers. As a couple...More

1  Thank Jan H
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Not normally into matters military, this place moved us deeply both for the 'stories' being told and maintained, as well as the genuine care and effort by the Museum's 'keepers'. It may be a bit out of the way -- one can't help but wonder...More

1  Thank salty0ne
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This would be the best exhibition of our military history other than the Canberra War Memorial. They have a great collection of hardware, weapons and artifacts and the all volunteer attendants are extremely knowledgeable, helpful and a lot of fun as well, even if the...More

1  Thank Grandalf242
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is One of the best museums of, our armed forces we have been to, It has everything you need to see ,Well worth the visit to Bowraville ,Run by very dedicated people .Thanks had a great day .

2  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This place is a MUST SEE for those travelling around rural Australia. Amazing military artifacts and a huge display area of military equipment from days gone by. The volunteers are passionate and knowledgeable.

1  Thank paullecerf
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Another great reason to visit the beautiful veranda town of Bowraville is the Frank Partridge museum. It is a war museum with lots of information and pictures and you can spend a couple of hours looking through. There is also a display of vehicles at...More

1  Thank Lien I
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This is a very tidy and serious museum is supported by a group of veterans who are very passionate in their dedication. Once part of the Bowraville Folk Museum (located in the same street and well worth a visit in its own right), the Frank...More

1  Thank Brian T
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