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Coal Creek Community Park and Museum

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Snapshot of the past...

I found Coal Creek to be a great place, to get an idea of what living in South Gippsland would have... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CountryFolk2018
Family down from Sydney

The family enjoyed this visit very much.. a real journey into the past.. Also, David was a very... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Genine C
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Come take a walk through time at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum. What sets this park apart is that it is a heritage attraction built by a dedicated community. The park has free entry and is always a great day out for the whole family! Ride the...more
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12 Silkstone Rd, Korumburra, Victoria 3950, Australia
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+61 3 5655 1811
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All reviews free entry sovereign hill general store train ride couple of hours run by volunteers step back in time wandering around donation box feed the ducks information centre mini version great place to take the kids school holidays helpful staff historic town young families
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I found Coal Creek to be a great place, to get an idea of what living in South Gippsland would have been like in the late 19th/ early 20th century. The park is well set out and also ideal for groups.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The family enjoyed this visit very much.. a real journey into the past.. Also, David was a very knowledgeable volunteer.. Thank you all the volunteers and staff that do a great job..

Thank Genine C
CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Great to see you enjoyed our wonderful museum. I will pass on you comments to our amazing volunteers and staff. Hopefully you will drop in next time on your way through as we continue to improve the museum. cheers

Reviewed 22 September 2018

A different museum in that it's run by volunteers, self guided and not commercial. We were welcomed on entering and provided with a self guided map walk. Very interesting exhibits and we wandered through at our own pace, it could do with a bit better...More

Thank Victor M
CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for you wonderful feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. Our volunteers do a wonderful job and are supported by the team and South Gippsland shire council

Reviewed 7 September 2018

There are several exhibits on the site including the steam train and carriage which would benefit from some more restoration. For a facility that is run completely by volunteers, it is in quite good shape given the age of some of the exhibit items. It...More

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Our volunteers and teamdo an amazing job. There are plans to update all signage and to have more interpretive panels. I hope you notice the improvements when you next stop in

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Coal Creek is a step back into time. A Coal Mining township that has been preserved over the corse of time. This really depicts how early Coal Miners worked and lived. The Township also shows how retail shops in the locality peddled their wares in...More

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your wonderful feedback . Hopefully when you are passing by again you will drop in. Our volunteers and staff do an amazing job at preserving our local history

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Had a good time, enjoyed the walk around. Very informative regarding the local area’s history. Well maintained.

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks Joe for youi feedback. Hoping yoiu enjoy our wonderful park when you come by again.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

For a free facility run by volunteers the standard here is exceptional. I have been to other facilities which are similar but all involve an entry fee. The set up here is very good and the information provided relating to the pioneers who started out...More

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much Fiona for you wonderful feedback . I will make sure that I pass it onto our amazing volunteers and staff. Looking forward to you visiting again.

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Coal creek and Korumburra , coal creek is a mini version of sovereign hill in Ballarat, It’s all on the way to Wilson’s prom situated in hills of Korumburra great little township people and places are fantastic , great bakery called Kelly’s two pubs, a...More

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful feedback and we are so happy you enjoyed visiting Coal Creek and Korumburra. I will pass onto the town Business association your wonderful feedback as well. Hoping to see you again soon. Cheers Coal Creek Team

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We took our young granddaughter here for a belated 9th birthday treat and she just loved it. A few weeks earlier, she had visited Sovereign Hill with her family yet she found Coal Creek to be every bit as wonderful. Her enjoyment at seeing all...More

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you so much for coming back to see us and bringing your grand daughter with you. We are always delighted to see our generations enjoying Coal Creek. Our volunteers and staff do an amazing job of presenting the park to visitors and I will...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

We arrived in Korumburra for the first time and didn't know what to expect. It is a lovely little town and then we discovered the Coal Creek Museum. Wow, it is just excellent and it is free. It is so good and beautifully presented. Everything...More

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CoalCreek, Coordinator at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback and we are happy to see you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully it will not be long before you come back again.

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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
some of the areas are a little bit hilly but otherwise,well worth a visit.
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