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This is a very interesting place to visit to eflect on just another tragic aspect of war. Combine this with a visit to the war graves to take in the absolute insanity of it all. Amazing to see the difference in attitudes between the Italian...More
An interesting site with the Cowra POW camp building ruins spread out through a field (a notice advising to beware of snakes. We did not see any). The visit is free, lets one wander around some memorials and there are a number of information boards....More
I knew only the barest details of the Cowra Breakout, so this was a welcome opportunity to learn more. The stories were poignant, detailed, respectful. They really brought to life the individuals of the story and made the subsequent history (the caring of the graves...More
We explored this attraction recently, after first having visited the beautiful Japanese Garden and we're so glad we did. I thought it would be difficult to present the breakout in an interesting way but the Cowra breakout is presented very well and is very moving;...More
The long ago reviews which were poor were obviously long before the display boards with lots of information, and the guard tower from which comes a recorded story of the place. We didn't have long to spend unfortunately because we were just passing through with...More
I am filming a personal documentary on Cowra and the Breakout and between the camp and the hologram it will really make the story. I will fly my Mavic Pro around the camp and film the old ruins. Just wonderful. Love it.
We were not spending long in Cowra but really wanted to visit the Prisoner of War Camp. It was a bitterly cold afternoon but we were able to spend some time wondering around the displays. The precinct really deserves several hours to do it justice...More