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Western Plains Cultural Centre

Closes in 12 min: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Modern building exhibiting Dubbo’s involvement in WW1. It is seperated into 3 sections with an Art... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
143debram
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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Always a good place to visit, and its free unless you make a donation

This venue is split into 3 areas, an art gallery, a cafe and a museum, the art gallery changes... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Paul_in_Dubbo
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Dubbo, Australia
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The Western Plains Cultural Centre is a function of Dubbo City Council and houses the former collections of the Dubbo Museum and Dubbo Regional Gallery.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dubbo High School 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Modern building exhibiting Dubbo’s involvement in WW1. It is seperated into 3 sections with an Art Gallery, Cafe & Museum. We only visited the Museum which was a free entry & was a really good exhibition of Dubbo & it’s involvement in WW1. Well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

This venue is split into 3 areas, an art gallery, a cafe and a museum, the art gallery changes every couple of months so its never boring, the museum has a great photographic history of Dubbo and a compete old school classroom. The cafe has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Noticed the Cultural Centre while driving around Dubbo hunting a place for dinner. Came back the next day to have look. Very modern building with, just by the way, a good bistro. Old photos, art works, landscaping and more. What's not to like?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great to find a place in Dubbo that preserves and displays its history. The museum is fascinating and the Gallery side provides displays of local art, HSC projects and visiting exhibitions. Also the Cafe in the middle serves great food and drinks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peter h
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A great cultural centre here in Dubbo. I dropped in on a work trip and it was great value. Very interesting and staff are very friendly. You can also stop off at the cafe and grab a bite if you wish.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bradley B
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A great experience not to be missed, the Cultural Centre is divide into two sections a Gallery on one side (featuring a quilt exhibition while we were there) and the other side an historical museum which was very interesting. I particularly found the exhibit showing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The Western Plains Cultural Centre was small, but worth visiting. My daughter and I particularly liked the old classroom, it was great to step back in time, learn a little about what school was like in the past and compare it to my daughter's classroom...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicandmia
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Michael Cook digital photomedia artist travelling exhibition ‘Undiscovered’ from the Australian National Maritime Museum asks challenging questions about the arrival of Europeans in the east coast. Noticed one of Michael’s digital works from this series at the Tweed Regional Gallery last month. Contrast this exhibition...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Dropped in for the cafe and not disappointed on a slow day. Friendly service and nice location to just relax and watch the monkeys and birds at feed time

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaxRawnsley
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The gallery has excellent contemporary showings. The cafe is great and the kids can kick a ball around on the oval out the back. WPCC is a carefully planned and inclusive credit to the Dubbo art community.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicholas L
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