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History museum

Great layout. Very informative. Super little cafe attached. Volunteers extremely helpful. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sharon P
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If you are interested in the War and history, this is not a placed to be missed. You will be amazed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Willakool Dve | Catalina Park, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5037 2850
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great layout. Very informative. Super little cafe attached. Volunteers extremely helpful. Plenty of parking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in the War and history, this is not a placed to be missed. You will be amazed at how vital Lake Boga was for the war. So much to look at, with Planes, Jeeps, bikes and personel Literature from that era....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and well presented museum. Lovely setting right on the banks of the lake. There on Sunday when they also had live music at the cafe.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Funky707
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The museum is a memorial to those who worked on and with the Flying Boats during World War II at the site which was a top secret base during the war. It houses a Catalina flying boat as well as a great many other articles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nik c
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Was here 10 years ago and could not believe the improvements to the museum. Was amazing. So many items and memorabilia to see with highlight of being able to see inside a full sized catalina. An absolute credit to all those involved and highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This place is amazing! A real Catalina PBY, engines, a Willys jeep with a .50 browning machine gun, and lots of other paraphernalia. We spent three hours there and could go back another day. The food at the Cafe was great. They even catered for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hans d
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Do not miss the underground communications bunker, depicting how messages were sent during war time. It is a little hidden, just outside the main building, well set up and very interesting. Convenient stop-over when travelling between Swan Hill and Kerang.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is museum is a lovely place to visit which is run by volunteers. Visit the bunker for a real feel of war time. The restored Catalina is simply amazing. ; a labour of love by all. Very highly recommended for anyone with an interest...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank seniors2Melbourne
Reviewed 7 October 2018

What an incredible exhibition & facility, manned by informative, friendly & hospitable hosts. We were really impressed by the whole set-up! Cafe was brilliant-we went back the next day for the scones!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joann B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I took some visitors from Canberra and Melbourne who were very interested in war memorabilia and artefacts. They really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: April 2018
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The Museum is open 9.00am -4.00pm every day except Xmas day.
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