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East Coast Heritage Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Nice people here to greet you and talk about the history of Swansea and Tasmania.

My wife and I visited the museum on the afternoon of Tuesday 17th March the ladies in the reception... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2015
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
top little museum

great museum with friendly helpful staff. Good to see Aboriginal history on display and backed up... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2015
Guy C
Roma, Australia
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22 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

My wife and I visited the museum on the afternoon of Tuesday 17th March the ladies in the reception also dealt with the Information centre where there is free Wifi. They took time to talk about the Museum, the School and also the way in...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

great museum with friendly helpful staff. Good to see Aboriginal history on display and backed up by knowlegeable staff and info banners. Lots of great stories. There are a books on local history for sale too. The old school room brings back memories! Hokes tools...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Guy C
Reviewed 30 December 2014

This museum shares a house with the local information centre, and holds limited and poor artistic displays. No photographs are allowed with signs displayed on walls and the administrator was busy chatting to a local.More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank HrySng
Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2015

Thank you for your feedfack we are very sorry you did not enjoy our local community museum. We try very hard to maintain a high standard with our exhibitions, displays and interpretation panels. We do allow some photographs to be taken in the School Room...More

Reviewed 8 December 2014

Great little museum with helpful information for those whose questions need answering. We needed information about a billiard table in this museum which is linked to our family history. Lady was most helpful!

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Peter T
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

We visited this place around 1pm today and although the signs said open there was no one around and we couldn't get in ! We went to the general store and made some purchases then went back still to find the door shut !More

Thank Melvanden
Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2015

We are very sorry that you were disappointed and unable to visit us because the building was closed for lunch. The museum is situated behind the Visitor Information Centre, therefore we have no control over the Visitor Centre's hours. The museum is often staffed only...More

Reviewed 17 September 2014

This is a very interesting and well presented exhibition of local and general interest with very enthusiastic staff who obviously love their jobs.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Berrima23
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I found the museum really interesting, and would have not hesitation in recommending anyone who is visiting Swansea to go and have a look. Definitely leave yourself at least an hour. The history of the area is fascinating, so many stories, photographs and mementos of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank JeffGoldCoast
Reviewed 30 June 2014

The people manning this place were especially knowledgeable and helpful...spent over 30 minutes browsing some local history...

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Lynnie B
Reviewed 27 April 2014

This Museum was really interesting and had heaps of well written information signs. The little school house section was interesting also. The Curator who was there was full of anecdotes about the area so we stayed for ages talking to her. I would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank EstherS56
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Well done Mrs Ferris . you have created a wonderful museum -very interesting . I would like to see more about the history of Swansea although the artifacts about the wars was well done too.. Loved looking at the old school room and the equipment...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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