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Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah

2 Queensland Rd, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia
+61 2 6670 2493
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Region History, worth the visit

Interesting history and the development of Murwillumbah. An assortment of stories, photos and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
64LeahS
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Ocean Shores, Australia
Well worth a visit

Entrance is free so it is well worth the visit as there isn't a great deal in there however, it was... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Debra M
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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Tweed Regional Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing the unique history and heritage of the Tweed Valley. Comprehensive displays at Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah are housed within the original 1915 Shire Hall, and a contemporary extension that opened in 2014. Permanent displays provide a glimpse into past settlement and development of the Shire. Changing displays showcase the Tweed Regional Museum collection, along with contemporary stories about places, events and people significant to the Tweed community.
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2 Queensland Rd, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Interesting history and the development of Murwillumbah. An assortment of stories, photos and artefacts from importance of indigenous settlement to the arrival of early European & Asian Settlers. With the later arrival of movies being made and directors from area. Garry, was an excellent volunteer...More

Thank 64LeahS
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Entrance is free so it is well worth the visit as there isn't a great deal in there however, it was still good to see as they had an exhibition of Tweed on Film which exhibited the wedding dress from Muriel's Wedding, Jack Sparrow's hat...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I had the privilege of working in the museum sector for a decade. My wife and I spent about 90 minutes perusing the artefacts and stories and enjoyed the experience. I think that the curators and museum volunteers have got the balance just about right...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

There is something for everyone here, beautiful displays showcasing local history, friendly volunteer staff an activities for the kids.Parking was a bit a problem just not many spaces available around school pick up time.

Thank mleekah
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic regional museum with great changing exhibitions very well set out With well written scripts and stories The building is the old 1910 Council Chambers with a beautiful seamless transition to a very modern building which houses the main exhibition space This museum shows the...More

Thank pleaseohplease
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is an excellent regional museum to visit, housed in the old council chambers. This beautifully restored 1915 building has been cleverly redesigned to incorporate a large modern showroom with a mezzanine level at the back of the building, the museum exhibits are spread out...More

1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Went here to gain some insight to the past of this town. Some very interesting artifacts, historical photos and recorded information. Interesting to see there was a large Asian influence in business in the early days of Murwillumbah

Thank jenniem2953
Reviewed 7 July 2016

What a great museum. It has just been announced that the museum will now be opened on Saturdays from July 2, 2016. So now it's open from Tuesday to Saturday.The modern new extension this wonderful museum beautifully displays memorabilia and history of the Tweed Valley....More

Thank Scodia
Reviewed 19 April 2016

lots of interesting historic photos and items relevant to the history of the Tweed Valley. Volunteer staff very friendly and helpful

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 10 April 2016

If you are looking for a "country" museum (and we've visited quite a few) this will not be your 'cup of tea'. It looks more like a Big City art gallery with lots of empty space and few displays. The one thing we did find...More

1  Thank bigjohn542015
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