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Booloominbah Historic House

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A must when visiting Armidale

Bool as it is affectionately known by the locals is an iconic building that is functional in... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Armidale, Australia
My old alma mater

I revisited the University of New England, and Booloominbah recently. It brought back happy... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Booloominbah Dr, | University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
+61 2 6773 3333
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Bool as it is affectionately known by the locals is an iconic building that is functional in current use. It is a great place for a history tour as well as for a meal and coffee.

Thank jfwhite2
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I revisited the University of New England, and Booloominbah recently. It brought back happy memories of my time as an external student of this university, and my graduation in the grounds of Booloominbah.

Thank annewillsau
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were lucky to see inside this beautiful house as part of the brilliant Heritage Bus Tour. The guide was lovely and very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing this gorgeous old home.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this place on free bus tour, a cold wet Saturday great idea the bus we are going to stay longer now and have a better look.

Thank Kelvin P
Reviewed 1 June 2017

excellent cafe open for breakfast lunch and dinner ,You pay and then serve your self from the buffett

Thank garrybrown2908
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great to include a visit here as part of a walk through/around UNE. Visitor access is however very limited. It appears there is no upstairs access, which would have been fabulous. The location of the cafe however allows you to sit and absorb the history...More

Thank geromam
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great place to see but not without going on the tour set up by the tourist information center. It ia a living museum.

Thank Kent L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lunch at the cafe - very quick & efficient service, delicious Turkish toasted filled sandwiches, great coffee and nice hour spent away from work. Will call in again. Remember all the immediate parking is permit only or else just half an hour without. We parked...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Make sure you join the Armidale free tourist bus to get a better understanding of this amazing building. The tour guides are excellent and know their stuff. There is a cafe where you can eat and enjoy the view. We did not stop here but...More

Thank Toni F
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Boolloominbah Collection was a most welcome Restaurant in which to enjoy a great lunch on a special occasion. The walls were bedecked with prints, etchings and art works. The building was stately. The food was most welcome. Succulent Caesar Salad was served with a poached...More

Thank Alison S
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