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National Wool Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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A great place to visit in Geelong showcasing the history of wool and its contribution to the growth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris B
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Such an education in the history of wool in Australia.

I always try to take our visitors there. a wonderful insight into the history and development of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geelong, Australia
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Here the story of wool is brought to life - told by those who lived it and through the sights and the sounds of heritage machines weaving carpets and knitting socks. Here the smell of lanolin fills the air, fresh fleece beckons your touch and the...more
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26 Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5272 4701
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit in Geelong showcasing the history of wool and its contribution to the growth and development of Geelong. Staff are very proud of the place and there is a massive loom which is regularly operating. The shop is great for wool...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always try to take our visitors there. a wonderful insight into the history and development of wool in Australia. Just stroll around and see the machines and read about the breeding that took place to ensure we had World class sheep. A top class...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped in to avoid a rain burst and spent a couple of interesting hours learning about the wool industry and its impact on Geelong and Australia. There are plenty of hands on touch friendly exhibits to keep you occupied, highlight is to watch a live...More

Thank Nigel K
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is a very unique and great place to take the family to visit. There are lots of interesting things to learn and for the kids imaginations to be taken by. As an adult we found it informative and enjoyable also. Great to spend time...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Very informative and well laid out. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Certainly worth the visit.

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Fascinating history of local area. Activities for children in the school holidays. Beautiful Australian woollen goods for sale in the gift shop. I buy our overseas gifts here to take to family. Quality is exceptional.

Thank Helen3862
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This place is at least good for an hour visit, you can go in and see about the old way how wool was made and spun, you can then Browse thru the well stocked shop,if you like really good quality clothing made from wool this...More

Thank 911Adriana
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I recently took a friend from overseas here, the staff were very friendly and the amount of interactive displays was a great way to learn more. Wish there was more to see/different exhibitions more often.

Thank Ebony R
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Treasure trove of Geelong history and they always put on interesting exhibitions throughout the year. Great value day out in the city

Thank helena-mcmahon1
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Spent an interesting couple of hours here. Informative and friendly staff and a very comprehensive collection of equipment and historical artefacts. Well worth the small entrance charge.

Thank johncdance
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Tyrone P
14 August 2015|
Response from NWM G | Property representative |
Tyrone - thank you for contacting us. We could certainly put together a facilitated tour for your group. Group tours generally start at $6.00 per person. Please feel free to contact us we can help organise your visit (the... More