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Cootamundra Heritage Centre

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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6940 2100
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large and informative ...lots of history

The Heritage centre is set in the former NSWGR railway barracks and each former bedroom is themed... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Themikanic
,
Ballan, Australia
Lots of variety in the exhibits

Friendly helpful volunteers staffing the old railway barracks building . A great variety of... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
308Jaygee
,
Wollongong, Australia
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 6940 2100
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"family history"
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"old railway"
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"gold coin donation"
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"railway history"
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"barracks"
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Heritage centre is set in the former NSWGR railway barracks and each former bedroom is themed like railways, sport, communications, aboriginal etc. Very friendly and accommodating volunteers happy to have a chat. Excellent way to pass an hour so

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Friendly helpful volunteers staffing the old railway barracks building . A great variety of historical and general interest exhibits contained in the many rooms of the building...and what a great use for such a building from the days of steam when crews would be accommodated...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a small museum just near Cootamundra Railway Station it is none the less very interesting especially how it is arranged with many small room showing different themes from Cootamundra's past, it is totally different to other museums, a small fee is charged for...More

1  Thank David C
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This small centre maintains and preserves the regions rich railway history. Located next to the railway station the old signal gantry is rather impressive. Somewhere for railway fans and history buffs alike.

1  Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were warmly greeted by volunteer staff and were told all about the building and walked through the building. Some points of interest were pointed out and then we were left to discover the rest for ourselves. A true walk through time.

1  Thank LizDowhaluk
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Take the time to stop at the historic railway station - it is like an open plan picnic garden and building strip all in one (the young kids loved the grass and freight yards trains right by the station). Then pop into the brick building...More

1  Thank Matthew N
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great collection of Cootamundra history and well set out in different rooms. The lady volunteer was extremely friendly and very informative! A must see.

2  Thank BillandBeryl
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

So much of the history of the great town is presented. Very enjoyable. The chap who was there during our visit on 8 Mar was wonderful and helpful with some of my family history questions. It's also dirt cheap and great entertainment

1  Thank Debra D
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Interesting rebirth of old railway building. I particularly loved the horse and his harness and the drawers and cupboards of interest in the first room.

1  Thank Enid B
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Interesting look at memorabilia from the railway history of the area along with other photos and collections.

1  Thank kangachick
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