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Good way to spend sometime in the little town

The locals are really proud of this museum and so they should be. We spent a few hours here as a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Tim J
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Loads to see

Really interesting museum based on the old Police Station and Court House but so much more - the... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
yhi904
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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13 Stuart Street, Melrose, South Australia 5483, Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The locals are really proud of this museum and so they should be. We spent a few hours here as a family with some friends just looking through all that the Museum has to offer. This was one of the highlights if this little country...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 28 May 2018

this town goes back a long way and it is all on display in here, a good couple of hours is needed to wrap ones head around what it took to make this little town what it is today, well worth the visit

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Really interesting museum based on the old Police Station and Court House but so much more - the town and locality’s history, agriculture, domestic life, etc. Time just passes by so quickly so allow plenty of time.

Thank yhi904
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is well worth the money a great place to relax and take our history in the displays are second to none if interested in our pass and history this will not disappoint

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were walking in the Melrose area and had a couple of hours after our daily hike to explore the town. This place gives you an understanding of the history of the area. Great to see some local Aboriginal input also.

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

A friendly welcome and so much history. We were unsure if we would go in but we’re so glad we did. We spent a couple of hours in this little gem of a museum. Highly recommended for History buffs or families who want their kids...More

Thank JDWilly
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A well presented Museum where you can wander through spending as much time as you wish in each of the well presented areas. A great experience where our only problem was our not having allowed enough time to thoroughly explore. It's worth allowing several hours...More

Thank E8005CRanne
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is on the Main Street and it is opened from 1pm to 4 pm. I loved every bit of it. It told lots of stories about the pioneers, aboriginal people and farmers. There was a police station here with a courthouse and cells....More

Thank Judi R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What a delight this place is. A fantastic and extensive collection of the History of life in Melrose in times gone by. I particularly loved the old records of crimes committed and heard in the old court, descriptions of wanted deserters - "known to partake...More

Thank annetr48
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Well worth the visit, a very well set up museum for such a small country town. It showed a lot of he local history and artefacts of earlier days. A must see if visiting Melrose.

Thank Bruce O
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