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The Luggage Store Cafe & Museum

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Worth a visit

Though it is a small museum, it does have a distinct point of view. Very few people would... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Manly, Australia
A piognant view on our history

The museum is well worth the visit, it gives a poignant view of our history, the excitement and... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Q Station, North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9466 1500
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Part of the Q Station and worth a visit to the museum which is well done. Cafe has a limited selection of food but great for tea ,coffee and drinks for the kids

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Though it is a small museum, it does have a distinct point of view. Very few people would understand this side of our history, so whorth taking the kids.

Thank Toni113
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The museum is well worth the visit, it gives a poignant view of our history, the excitement and suffering of coming to a new country. The museum is good in how it presents the information. Would recommend the visit. The coffee at the café is...More

Thank Barnycanbill
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We loved going through this museum, however, the lighting inside could be better. Some of the displays were very hard to read because of this.

Thank Virginie S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This museum though small gives an interesting overview of life at the quarantine station. There is a lot of history there that a lot of people would not know about unless they visited the site of the Q Station.

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Luggage Store Museum is well worth the visit. It is located on the wharf at the Q Station. It has an insightful view of thr history of immigration to Sydney in the early days and the roll played by the Quarantine Station. There is...More

Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stumbled on this small museum when we were walking around historic quarantine station. It has a small but nostalgic collection which is interesting and the coffee shop was a welcome surprise, a lovely spot to sit in the sun and a special view, the...More

1  Thank Helen Y
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This very interesting museum is free to walk through or you can book a tour. The museum has stored a number of gravestones dating back to the 19th Century. Make sure you also look at the names of ships carved into the rock face outside...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016

great point of interest and good spot for photos and coffee. would recommend for anyone that hasnt seen sydney

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 14 May 2016

When you book your tour, you will see the luggage store and museum. The museum part of the complex is fascinating and full of history. As you approach the cafe and museum be sure to look at the rock wall face where you will see...More

1  Thank Fishnstitch
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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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