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Berrima District Museum

Closes in 29 min: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Quaint museum

Quaint little museum off the main drag. The volunteer was very welcoming and patient. I really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rex_Pixens
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Corrimal, Australia
Interesting local history

The beautiful village of Berrima holds much historical interest and the museum is great place to... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Greg S
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Berrima, Australia
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The Berrima District Museum is an outstanding, award winning, country museum that tells fascinating stories about people, places and objects of the Southern Highlands.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Market Place | Market Place & Bryan Street, Berrima, New South Wales 2577, Australia
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+61 2 4877 1130
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All reviews run by volunteers southern highlands lovely little village bang for your buck on display river walk worth a visit local area huts german war stories exhibits boats riverbank jail region
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Quaint little museum off the main drag. The volunteer was very welcoming and patient. I really enjoyed learning about the German internees of Berrima.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rex_Pixens
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The beautiful village of Berrima holds much historical interest and the museum is great place to start. The exhibitions include the historical significance of the interment camps, the courthouse, local mining and the jail. It’s well presented by caring locals who are on hand to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Greg S
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Surprising a lot to see visited over 20 year ago don't remember so many fascinating things to see worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MNLUCIA02
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Dad and I visited Berrima museum on arrival. Reading from other TripAdvisors thank you for this tip. It is definitely a great way to start your exploring through Berrima. It was such a joy to see the delight on dads face walking through the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharon d
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This museum is small gem in the Southern Highlands. The ladies (I assume volunteers) who welcomed us, gave us an interesting introduction to the displays and we spent a very enjoyable hour and a half learning about the history of the area. Information is well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Molly1934
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great little museum well laid out . Exhibits and displays very well explained lovely tribute to the ANZACS. Well worth a visit and the cost was very reasonable. Allow about a hour to go over everything on display.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lisal111
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This museum was a surprisingly great place. It’s full of items you might expect to see from the local area, but it also has a few truly wonderfully presented and interesting exhibits. The stories, videos and photos about the Germans who were interred here during...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MariaHarrison
Reviewed 3 March 2018

For a small museum, this is a) bang for your buck and b) an excellent prerequisite and segway into the Berrima River Walk. The staff were extremely knowledgeable and took the time to walk us around the museum first to show us what to look...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank weeksy_j
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Great museum. Very informative. The kids loved looking for all the items on their list. The museum is run by volunteers - the gentleman who was there was exceedingly knowledgeable and willing to answer all questions

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Graham M
Harlan H, Volunteer Project Manager at Berrima District Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thanks very much for your kind review and positive response. Having the opportunity to tell some of the Museum's stories to our visitors is our biggest reward as Volunteers.

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Such a great collection of artifacts & personal stories. The 6 year old loved the treasure hunt and we all learnt a great deal about Berrima and the surrounding area.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Danielle L
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