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Great experience staff were great helping with family history possibilities I had in the area... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Jo-Anne T
Parkes, Australia
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If you are interested in the history of Morpeth and Maitland it is a must to visit. I thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Maitland, Australia
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123 Swan St, East Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2321, Australia
+61 2 4934 4301
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Great experience staff were great helping with family history possibilities I had in the area, loved the displays it was well set out

Thank Jo-Anne T
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you are interested in the history of Morpeth and Maitland it is a must to visit. I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the old utensils and household items that were used back then. Also the history of churches and clergy in the area. Plenty...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is a quaint little museum staffed by amazingly friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. There as an assortment of historical relics and is housed in the old courthouse. It is well worth a visit for the paltry $2 admission fee.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Historically, in terms of earliest European settlement this museum is of great interest as it gives detailed accounts of the people, live, trade and the significance this place had in its heyday. I was lucky to be guided and further informed by one of the...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

If you want a glimpse into Morpeth's history this is a great place to start, fabulous exhibits on many of the iconic businesses that started in Morpeth during the early 1800's.

Thank Morpeth G
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A gold donation to enter the past and what a surprise it is well layed out with so many things to look at the staff of volunteers just ready to answer any questions you may have. There was even a court house bench that was...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is truly a must see if you are in Morpeth. A gold coin donation is all that is asked to enter, but seriously worth so much more! Like many country musuems, this is maintained by dedicated, passionate, knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. The displays are...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Friendly volunteers available to answer any questions. Who would have thought that Morpeth has such a rich and varied history.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We debated whether or not to visit. How glad we were that we did. So much history about our early settlers and the various immigrants many of whom created everyday familiar products. The courthouse experience was interesting.

Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You can sit in the Judge’s chair and pass sentence Spend time in a cell without being convicted. It was like walking back in time.

Thank Liza C
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