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History at its best

Easy walking distance from town, pleasant lawns and surroundings, well maintained building, great... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
tezzas1945
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Amazing building

Wow, what an amazing building! We stumbled upon The Mill by accident and decided to pop in for a... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Jude D
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Torquay, Australia
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Turner Court, Portarlington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Portarlington Mill has a rich history. Built from local sandstone in 1857, this 4-storey rectangular building first served as a flour mill before closing in 1874. Prior to that in 1871, brickworks started on this site as well. And for some time, the mill...More

Thank Angie K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The building is amazing The historical contents are fascinating The volunteers who selflessly spent their time running this national treasure need to be commended and they are very knowledgeable. Well worth a visit, Been twice myself I would go again.

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Easy walking distance from town, pleasant lawns and surroundings, well maintained building, great value

Thank tezzas1945
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing building! We stumbled upon The Mill by accident and decided to pop in for a look. It’s a National Trust property and entry was $5 per adult. The four storey building in fascinating and the guide very helpful in sharing information...More

Thank Jude D
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Recently attended a family wedding at the Portarlington Mill and what a great location. Big enough to accommodate everyone, just under 100, but small enough to remain intimate and cosy. The catering was by outside caterers as was the bar. But the Mill itself has...More

Thank whereverlaymyhat
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Visited on Sunday 18th February. This is a National Trust Property and open only on Sunday afternoon so time your visit for then. A part of the early history of the town now preserved for you to enjoy.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great old building with little inside. Folk who operate the Mill are a wealth of knowledge so it’s worth asking questions on your short visit. National trust property. Needs more capital injection.

Thank Susie V
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Visited this old flour mill built in 1857 which was very interesting. After 14 years it was turned into a brickworks then following that was used for many different things including accomadation. Now owned by the National Trust it is a musuem come art gallery...More

Thank gayle w
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Antiques were very interesting and I enjoyed looking at them. Entry price was fair. Nice old building in a lovely area.

Thank Yolanta W
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I enjoyed walking through the old mill and learning the history of this seaside town. It is great the volunteers are helping to keep the history alive

1  Thank Chris S
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