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Port Macquarie Museum

Open Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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An excellent way to learn the local history

The Port Macquarie Museum is a well organised and well presented museum that highlights and... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2016
John T
Brisbane, Australia
Bigger On the Inside

I thought I was stepping into a small local museum but the layout is such that you are fooled into... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2016
Darwin, Australia
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22 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 2 6583 1108
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

The Port Macquarie Museum is a well organised and well presented museum that highlights and illustrates the region's past. Excellent displays illustrate human habitation and development of the region from the original Aborigines onwards. The Penal Colony and early exploration and settlement illustrate the highs...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

I thought I was stepping into a small local museum but the layout is such that you are fooled into thinking it is actually small from the outside but inside is an amazing collection of memorabilia and treasures from Port Macquaries early days including FNP...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

Some interesting displays reflecting the historic past of Port Macquarie. A lot bigger than the front would lead you to think.

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

A most eclectic mix representing the history of the local community, run by very knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. Well worth a visit and not just because it is raining.

Thank Ila S
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I had no idea Port Macquarie started as a penal settlement for re-offending convicts. Worth a visit to discover it's history.

Thank Patrice S
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This museum is a must-see in Port Macquarie. The facade and entry is part of an original building which was used as a shop in the early days of the settlement. But once you are inside you are met with room after room of exhibits,...More

Thank Pauline W
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Great museum of Port Macquaries history. Very cheap to get in and we spent over and hour here. Lots of see and read and very interesting .

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is a carefully assembled and comprehensive coverage of Port Macquarie's history. A good summary of the town's story together with focus points on selected people and places significant to Port's history. The exhibits are well displayed with interesting storyboards. The surroundings are very well...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed July 25, 2016

A Very interesting musuem, lots of memorabilia and photos from the very early days of Port Macquarie.

Thank Whiskeychester
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This place is unique and shows just how tough things were in colonial days and how hard the early settlers had it

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