Really interesting, quaint museum. Lots of interesting detail and stories about day to day life in the area. Friendly volunteers and a nice little coffee shop with lots of homemade goodies too! Definitely worth the drive.
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I made my second visit to this museum recently and was just as impressed as I was the first time. It gives a comprehensive and enjoyable overview of the history of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, south of Hobart. The volunteers are very helpful and informative, and...More
Located on the Channel Highway just south of Margate, the museum tells the channel country story well. The museum is located in modern premises with a café. The displays are well organised cataloguing the pioneers of the area as well as some of the less...More
Finally decided to stop and look here. It was well worth it..cost is only a donation . It was very well payed out and many interesting areas and local things to look at from a class room set up to info about the '67 fires,...More
Reminded us of the museum at Kingman on Route 66 in terms of its comprehensive content & professional crating. Information on many different aspects of the "channel country" from history, exploration, industry, immigration. Very well laid out with numerous audio visual exhibits.
After wandering past this museum many times I finally went in for a look and was very impressed. The displays are top notch and give a great insight into the history of the Channel area. As someone who went through the 1967 bushfires in this...More
Charmingly set up museum showing early history of settlement, aboriginal connections, industries including use of channel as transport. Staffed by very helpful friendly volunteers with a nice little cafe with lovely home made at reasonable prices. Well worth a visit. A little gem.
I visited the Museum with 3 other friends all the same age, we found so many wonderful items from our childhood, so much history of the area, this is staffed by volunteers who deserve to see the enjoyed . The little coffee shop is full...More
This is a very interesting museum and one can easily lose oneself in it for a couple of hours. It has lots of fascinating information about the 'old' ways and one can walk into an old classroom, chemist, and shop, amongst others, and have a...More
Loved looking into the various rooms, and seeing reminders of a past time and life. The tribute to the 1967 fires was quite emotional and well done. a great insight into the living history of the area and greater Tasmania.