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Address: Railway Pde, Creswick, Victoria 3363, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 5345 2202
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Creswick Woollen Mills’ is the perfect destination for day-trippers,...

Creswick Woollen Mills’ is the perfect destination for day-trippers, holiday makers and tour groups, both large and small. The mills’ tourism experience “A Very Fine Yarn” showcases the journey of fibre; all the way from its source on the alpaca, through the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight into natural fibre, how luxurious fibres are processed and gives visitors a chance to see Australian manufacturing as it happens. As part of the journey an extensive, interactive experience allows the visitor to learn interesting and curious facts dating make to the mill’s creation. Visitors have the chance to meet our resident alpacas and purchase products made right at the mill.

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Good shop for woollen clothes and other products and local history

Old wool making machinery was good to walk through and also current spinning machines were in operation which were interesting. Given a good idea of the history of the mill and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michael C
Greater Sydney, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch on advise of a local. Food was well baked & different. Lamb pastie with roast veg was the best. Staff gave us 2 relishes to try out. Staff there & in shop very friendly & helpful. Would have welcomed water being available Settees became gathering point for abandoned hubbies. Beautiful clothes up to size 24 & seating... More 

Thank cameron b
Greater Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old wool making machinery was good to walk through and also current spinning machines were in operation which were interesting. Given a good idea of the history of the mill and the family. The shop has a good selection of clothes and bed coverings. Quality products generally so not cheap. Planned to eat lunch there as food was advertised. On... More 

2 Thank Michael C
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Creswick Woollen Mills is an interesting place to drop in and buy some very good quality woven products using fibres from various animals. Alpacas are the main stay with quality merino wool products too. We purchased a very fine, soft possum scarf. There's also some quality imported clothes you don't see much elsewhere any more. Tours are available and seem... More 

1 Thank ray_au
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

7 year old and I did the self-guided tour and touched everything. It was very informative and interesting. Then we made our way into the extensive shop where there was so much to see - they make a lot of things here that you see in shops around Australia. After making a few purchases (you can't resist) we headed out... More 

1 Thank Monique B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the mills during our trip to creswick. Knowing briefly the history behind the creswick woollen mills I wanted to visit. The tour was $15 for an adult which you can use towards product over $50. But we were pleased to learn that the self guided tour is FREE for RACV members!!! WINNING!! it was very interesting to learn... More 

Thank laurenmiszkowiec_
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We couldn't leave without buying a beautifully soft possum scarfe and alpaca throw. Recommend visiting.

Thank Matthew W
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

They sell the most beautiful clothes, scarves, gloves, other garments, rugs, jumpers. I live in Qld so I can't justify purchasing the garments, I would though if I lived in the colder climate. We also liked that we could feed and pet some of their animals. Worth the visit.

1 Thank wallisv
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Creswick is an iconic wool mill,like onkaparinga. There are not too many Australian owned mills left.(which is a pity) The display is informative and interesting. The shop has Australian wool products and the staff knowledgable and friendly. The coffee shop is run by a friendly local who makes a nice coffee. Nice tasty snacks availableas well. You must visit and... More 

1 Thank Chris Z
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth visiting, we bought Australian made garments, also beautiful rugs, hats, gloves, socks, jumpers and more. Included alpaca, cashmere and possum knits as well.

Thank Canterbury54
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 10:50am and they were about to shave one of the alpacas. Very interesting to watch! Funny how the other alpacas watched their friend with so much concern. After that we walked though the shop, bought a warm scarf. A lot of their things are lovely and so warm, but of course you have to pay for quality! Definitely... More 

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CreswickWoollenMills, Communications Manager at Creswick Woollen Mills, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We really appreciate it. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to the Mill. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Monique Shalit Communications Manager Creswick Woollen Mils More 

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