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Batchelor Museum

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Fascinating history lesson

This is a fairly small museum, but full of information. We also got to see the male Barking Owl... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Drewbie55
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Melbourne, Australia
Worth a look to see the history

We visited the museum as part of a tour. We had a BBQ in the grounds so had time to wander through... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Katrina M
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Brisbane, Australia
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Tarkarri Rd & Kirra Cres, Batchelor, Northern Territory 0845, Australia
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a fairly small museum, but full of information. We also got to see the male Barking Owl perched not far from where its mate was sitting on eggs. The film, War of Australia, about the Darwin bombings was an eyeopener. It went for...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst staying in Batchelor we went to the museum. The entrance is a little confusing, but there were a couple of very helpful ladies on site to show us around & give us a rundown on the museum. It’s very clean & beautifully restored but...More

1  Thank Renee B
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This museum, set up in the old Uranium mine living quarters in town, provides a fabulous insight into life and times in Batchelor last century and a new appreciation for the area. Everyone, tourist and local alike, should take the time to wander through and...More

1  Thank Kate D
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely place for a quite coffee or a bite to eat. Enhances the visit to the Batchelor Museum perfectly, a "must see" when on your way to Litchfield National Park.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Staying in Batchelor for 4 days, on our first afternoon we ended up at the museum which is relatively newly opened (a couple of years?). The museum is housed in 2 buildings that used to be the accommodation quarters for single females employed by the...More

2  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We visited the museum as part of a tour. We had a BBQ in the grounds so had time to wander through the buildings to catch up on the history or the indigenous people, the uranium mine and the war. The video is really interesting...More

2  Thank Katrina M
Denise G, Manager at Batchelor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you so much for your favourable review of the Batchelor Museum. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience and took the time to review it here. Kind regards.

Reviewed 18 July 2016

Only visiting on recommendation, it is stunning to understand how such small villages are built and organized. Thanks for giving us this insite.

2  Thank Gauttle
Denise G, Manager at Batchelor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your favourable review of the Batchelor Museum. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and took the time to write this review. Kind regards.

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Interesting place but you have to like reading. There is a video but it's quite long so I didn't watch it. Seemed informative though.More

2  Thank Milz3
Denise G, Manager at Batchelor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for reviewing the Batchelor Museum. It is a shame that your schedule didn't afford time to watch the DVD of The Battle of Australia, which gives a great insight into what it was like to be in Darwin and surrounding region when those...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This little museum was a pleasant surprise. It provides a large amount of information about the history of the area including the indigenous history, the local uranium mine and the role of the town following the bombing of Darwin. If you've got an hour or...More

3  Thank Amy S
Denise G, Manager at Batchelor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for taking time to review the Batchelor Museum and for your positive comments. Kind regards.

Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is a nice and well organized little museum which describes the history of Batchelor as the supplier of food for the construction of the telegraph line, the life and the tradition of the locals, the bombing of Darwin and the hurricane and the uranium...More

2  Thank marcopolo111
Denise G, Manager at Batchelor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for taking time to review the Batchelor Museum. As it is an interpretive museum, there is a lot to read and we are pleased that you enjoyed your experience here. Kind regards.

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