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Benalla Migrant Camp Photographic Exhibition

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Interesting even when closed

The Migrant Camp exhibition was not open the days we were in Benalla but it was still fascinating... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
RELLE2
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Hunters Hill, Australia
Interesting

Great set up and very interesting to learn about migrant history, especially for Benalla as I... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
outbackislandgirl
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Magnetic Island, Australia
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2 Jan 2018
“Interesting even when closed”
11 Jul 2017
“Interesting ”
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The Migrant Camp exhibition was not open the days we were in Benalla but it was still fascinating to drive around the complex and see the buildings and facilities. So many important Australian stories I know nothing about. This is a VERY important place in...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great set up and very interesting to learn about migrant history, especially for Benalla as I wasn't aware of the life of migrants. Well done to all involved in preserving this part of history.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

After meaning to go each time the migrant exhibition has been on, and finding ourselves double-booked each time, we finally made it. It was a very interesting and rewarding half-hour, wandering around looking at family groups and knowing they had been living in the very...More

1  Thank Anne-Marie1963
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I visited the Benalla Migrant Centre Photographic Exhibition recently which had a fantastic display of migrant memorabilia. Thank you to Sabine Smythe for all the work done to save this important part of Australian histroy in Benalla. It was a special opening that my sister,...More

2  Thank BelaHarvey
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This small collection of photos and artifacts relating to the post war migration in the Benalla area is well worth a visit. Located in an original camp building, you will be surprised at the stories the collection has to tell.

1  Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Thankyou to Sabine Smythe for preserving what was lost Benalla history. The black and white photos, the hut, and the artifacts, make you feel like you are right there with the people in the photos. You can tell Sabine is so passionate about this exhibition,...More

1  Thank Mandy T
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I recently visited Benalla and saw the amazing Benalla Migrant Centre Photographic Exhibition. The founder, Sabine Smyth, was kind enough to open the exhibition so my husband and I could see it. (Sabine runs the exhibition practically single-handedly so hours are necessarily restricted.) The exhibition...More

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