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Waltzing Matilda Centre

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Address: 50 Elderslie Street, Winton, Queensland 4735, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4657 1466
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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A trip down memory lane!

This is a very comprehensive collection on items from Australia's past. Well worth looking at. I love to visit this Centre to reflect on how people's lives were years ago.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Charters Towers, Australia
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Charters Towers, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a very comprehensive collection on items from Australia's past. Well worth looking at. I love to visit this Centre to reflect on how people's lives were years ago.

Thank Outback-16
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

this was very interesti g and just lived walking around taking itall in. the ovie on how waltzing matilda came anout beautiful film on the story.

Thank Happytraveller218
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

There is much to see in this small museum. Learn about the early life of the pioneers and and there is a small display of a few items salvaged from the fire that sadly destroyed the Waltzing Matilda Centre. Well done to all those committed to keep this going for visitors.

1 Thank Jeanette N
Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

well worth visiting nothing else like this i have ever seen full marks to all involved for this lovely memborila don't go to winton without seeing this place

Thank jamesF3645UU
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

So worth the visit..honestly. There is a small entrance fee to view the most eclectic displays of memorabilia in one place. From household items, clothing/shoes to everyday objects...medicinal,photographic,machinery,farm implements. Something for everyone. Great bottle collection. If you don't walk out of there saying"I remember mum or grandma etc used one of those" then you must be crazy. Such nostalgia..the good... More 

Thank cookinupastorm
Peachester, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Well worth the entry fee - some great old photo's, interesting exhibits (especially machinery, vehicles and horse-drawn carriages) and a lovely old train carriage. Will be fantastic when the Centre is rebuilt later this year.

Thank Chelle2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Still a very proud centre to visit. The volunteers are so passionate about what is there that it is worthwhile just for their stories. A tough wild place to bring up a family and it is reflective on how well they have set out what is remaining. A town meeting was held just before we were there and almost a... More 

1 Thank Fish_00
New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

So glad to see that the Waltzing Matilda Statue and Music board survived the fire! It still makes a great photo opportunity! Sad to see such a big empty space where the Centre once stood! On a previous trip had decided to leave the visit until our next trip! What a mistake that was considering the fire!

Thank Dianne J
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Disappointed that we didn't get to this attraction. Only thing we did was take a photo in front if the Banjo Patterson statue. The museum that is there in place still charging $20 per family but not a lot to see.

Thank Bianca T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

If you're into your history then this place is for you. There is so much to look at and the collection is great. For only a small fee of $10 this place is totally worth it

1 Thank Michelle M

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