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Address: Brand Hwy | Near Geraldton, Greenough, Western Australia 6532, Australia
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Gateway to Central Greenough (Historic Settlement)

The buildings of Central...

Gateway to Central Greenough (Historic Settlement)

The buildings of Central Greenough constructed between 1863 and 1913, are now conserved by the National Trust of Australia (WA). They provide a rare insight into the early settlement of agricultural lands.

Entry to the historic settlement is through the former Greenough store (Wainwrights), then on through to the modern Cafe & Visitor Centre. Stroll through the settlement at your leisure using the brochure as your guide. Take an hour or take a day the buildings are open for you to explore and enjoy.

Through the valued support of our customers and visitors the restoration and development continues.

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Step back in history

The village was settled from 1863 to 1913, the beauty about this place is that all the buildings were originals none were brought in from elsewhere. On arrival you enter through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The village was settled from 1863 to 1913, the beauty about this place is that all the buildings were originals none were brought in from elsewhere. On arrival you enter through the café, entry fee was $6p/p seniors. Pick up a map before going out to look around, take a hat and water, we must have spent an hour walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun to explore in all the old buildings - practically had the place to ourselves. Lovely old buildings, but 'interpreted' to just the right amount to give you a sense of how hard life must have been.. Kids enjoyed interacting with the alpacas and the piano in the town hall...

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Thank Skarn5
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended to stop in here by a colleague, and am very glad I did - I nearly didn't stop because the website said it wasn't open until 10am on Public holidays, but I found it open at 9am. Staff were absolutely wonderful. It's a cheap day out visiting the historic settlement at $7 per adult - definitely worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The Greenough Hamlet is a wonderful, tranquil cafe to stop off with a lovely outdoor area for children to visit and pet the resident alpacas. The historic settlement is also worth a visit. Owner Kevin Freeman is a jovial, helpful chap who always gives guests a warm welcome. Oh and the food is divine. You can't go past the homemade... More 

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Thank Wildwelshy
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

wandering through these old buildings, each with a story to tell of historical interest. The names of the shops and the type of buisiness wasascinating. The buildings are unspoilt and left as they are. The odd llama or two hanging around. There is a splendid cafe and shop which is well worth a visit..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

What an amazing place . I must have passed this place hundreds of times but never been in . It has been restored with a various buildings depicting what was a thriving community in the late 1800's. From the old school to Police station and lock up through to a number of churches which a still in use . Well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A fantastic place to visit. I love history and old buildings so this place suited me well. It was very affordable. The kids also enjoyed it. Make sure to check your shoes for doublegees before leaving though!

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Thank caravanny
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A short drive from Geraldton is this delightful historic village. The buildings are diverse and well maintained/restored. The typical school buildings and school plus a quaint church and old dunny. The shop also has some amazing trinkets and a good range of food and ice creams for a hot day. The alpacas were just laying around and munching to add... More 

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Thank Keith M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area this is well worth a visit. If you visit all the buildings and watch the videos it will take a whole morning or afternoon and there is a good cafe on site for hot or cold refreshments serving breakfast, lunch and snacks. It gives a good insight into how communities have been created and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This attraction is run by the National Trust. The whole settlement is the museum and there are a number of buildings to see. There is clearly a need for renovation on the buildings as there was evidence of bird droppings inside some of the buildings. There is a social history video showing in the community hall which is very interesting... More 

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