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Port Macquarie Museum

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So much to take in.....very informative....well layed out....good choice for a raining day its all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
auskrv
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Greater Sydney, Australia
Extremely Interesting

Spent a couple of hours just wandering around, displays set out very well and very informative... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gaye L
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Scarborough, Australia
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22 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to take in.....very informative....well layed out....good choice for a raining day its all inside

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank auskrv
Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your review. We think our award winning museum is pretty special - rain, hail or shine!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours just wandering around, displays set out very well and very informative definately worth another look as I', sure we didn't see everything. Excellent

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gaye L
Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We regularly change our displays. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting this building. It brought back many memories with some hands on displays such as being in a Court Room. We also enjoyed morning tea here.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Our museum looks small from the outside but has 14 rooms and galleries with over 2000 objects on display. Centrally located in Clarence Street in Port Macquarie's CBD our State Heritage listed painted...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum for the first time and found it a fascinating step back in time. Interesting artifacts, wonderful, friendly and informative volunteers and overall a good family experience. I recommend taking a look at least once. The fee goes towards the upkeep of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thanks for your review, photographs and recommendation. We take pride in our museum and are very glad you enjoyed your experience here. We regularly change and update our exhibits. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you visit.

Reviewed October 6, 2018

I visted with my family & we loved it. There is an entire couple of racks of old time clothes, hats & shoes to try on & take pictures. There are old games to play 7 things to do & experience. Very varies. Small but...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hi, thanks for your great review. As a family friendly attraction we really enjoy seeing families making the most of our hands-on experiences and creating their own holiday memories. We do change our exhibits from time to time and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018

Wide range of exhibts in an interesting historical building, covering an area much larger than expected. Very helpful and knowledgeable Volunteers. Thankyou.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi, thanks for your review. We are quite a surprise once you come inside! Glad you enjoyed your visit. I will pass on your thanks to all our wonderful volunteers.

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A small and interesting collection of local history in Port Macquarie. Take the riverside stroll and wander into the museum for a look into the past. Its small but quite enjoyable.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Our museum looks small from the outside but has 14 rooms and galleries with over 2000 objects on display. Centrally located in Clarence Street in Port Macquarie's CBD our State Heritage listed painted...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018

The Port Macquarie Museum would be the best museum l have visited in a long time. The artefacts they have are unbelievable and displayed so magically. It's a credit to the Management and all the volunteers who work tirelessly and are so proud of it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Debbie S, Volunteer Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We are very proud of our museum, our collections, our exhibitions and our people, all of whom are volunteers. We have a very large collection and change our...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

A very well presented, compact and interesting museum. Friendly guides happy to answer your questions. Whilst it looks modest from the street, it is quite extensive and occupies a number of rooms with much information about the history of Port Macquarie. Right in the centre...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Debbie S, Curator at Port Macquarie Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thanks Grant. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Our building does look small from the outside, but comprises 14 rooms and galleries. We are proud of the work our team does in telling Port Macquarie's special stories.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This little museum, is just truely a special place. Being born in This town Ive always had a bound with our special History. Visiting PMQ you really need to take this journey back through time. You will walk out if not already in love with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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