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Interesting collection of historic items. Would have liked air conditioning or fans on, as hot day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
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Lots of local history to explore. Nice to browse around, an excellent collection of old photos... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
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Beverley Street, Wentworth, New South Wales 2648, Australia
+61 3 5027 3160
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting collection of historic items. Would have liked air conditioning or fans on, as hot day and very stifling inside. Unfortunately didn't have a full look as couldn't cope with no air.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eliz3676
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Lots of local history to explore. Nice to browse around, an excellent collection of old photos especially of river boat life.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie A
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The museum is opposite the Gaol and full of fascinating things including early irrigation 'pipe' made from timber and coiled metal, examples of agricultural or communication technology and a 20 minute video on the 1956 floods. Perhaps Wentworth could use this building as a warehouse...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jenhorne95
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We had missed the Pioneer Museum last time we were in Wentworth so we were glad to have the chance to have a look through. The charge to enter was very reasonable and you walk through to one very large room of exhibits but there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We went to the pioneer museum during our stay in Mildura ! We found it a fascinating place filled with all sorts of historical and pioneering artefacts ! The kids loved the dinosaurs and megafauna! I loved the old hospital equipment ! My husband loved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank asfletcher
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A lot of old relics to see . Also how people survived the big flood in the 50's Very interesting. Tells all about the levee that now surrounds the town was built . How the local phone system worked and all the old farm machinery...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony2707
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I walked to this museum from centre of Wentworth. An easy stroll. I arrived after scheduled opening hour to find place closed. So I headed across the road to the Wentworth Gaol to check it out before heading back This time, the museum was open...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Folk Museum is across the road from the Gaol. The friendly man at the front desk, accepted our admission fee of $4 each (Seniors). It was easy to wander along the aisles to see the many historical items including a Model T Ford, washing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank evsmail
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Museum is full of interesting items from yesteryear. interesting information about the riverboats and floods particularly of the 1856 flood. Well worth visiting

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Run by the local Lions Club, heaps of old items covering many aspects of local history. Video of the floods.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Leem1948
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