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Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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enjoyable walk through history

The museum has its own parking next to the bridge. The walk through and along the several buildings... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
You have to admire the pioneers

We were in KV just this last week and visited the Pioneer Village Museum. Very interesting. Good... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Mandy C
Tamworth, Australia
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Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum shows the lifestyle of early settlers to Australia, in particular, this valley. Discover houses and tools from the middle of the 19th to early 20th century. Explore old trades like blacksmith, saddle maker...more
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2029 Moss Vale Rd | next to Hampden Bridge, Kangaroo Valley, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2577, Australia
+61 2 4465 1306
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum has its own parking next to the bridge. The walk through and along the several buildings and expositions is very nice, The house is fully decorated as well as several working sheds. Personally I found the roof sheet making machine most interesting. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were in KV just this last week and visited the Pioneer Village Museum. Very interesting. Good insight into early beginnings in the valley.MandyC

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Yes, some tlc is needed but remember the hard working volunteers! They do really well. Most displays are accompanied by an audio or audiovisual explanation - all included. The entrance has a barrier which controls illegal parking - a good idea, in spite of what...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DennisR647
Reviewed 12 May 2018

My two daughters (7 & 12) and I really enjoyed exploring the history and stories of local settlers in the Kangaroo Valley. This small community gives a picture of life during those times through the old home, slab huts, artifacts and audio commentary. My girls...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank karenC8922KX
Reviewed 20 April 2018

There is an electric gate blocking the entrance because the museum got tired of people using it as a U-turn to the bridge. Pull up and the gate will open. Fun museum and well worth a visit. Really gives you an appreciation of the difficulty...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A great place to learn the living of early settlers. Good that it has a monitor showing the history or story of the place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ernest_yung
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Ok I get that the museum was essentially a collection of old buildings and items belonging to a local family.... perhaps I was expecting too much. The main dwelling is interesting and gives a glimpse of what rural family life would have been like a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

My wife and I visited the Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum on 16 Aug 2017, and had a delightful time. The grounds are beautiful, and very well kept. We found the exhibits very interesting and could readily tell the great love the staff of volunteers...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank arsgreen1227
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were quite disappointed at the sight that greeted us (no disrespect at all to the volunteers). The cold overcast foggy morning didn't help, as everything was rather dark and dreary. The history and artefacts are interesting but the displays overall are lacking TLC -...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum is true to label in what it displays. Life as it was through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries displayed in separate buildings, which of themselves form part of the display. Video and Audi recordings assist in understanding what...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank KevinDwyer1956
KangarooValleyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to write here. It is a lovely experience to visit Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum. The picnic grounds and over a hectare of bushlands make for a lovely day out. Not to mention, as you said, learning...More

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