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Brilliant little gem accessed through the shop. There's loads of artifacts and bits and bobs that... read more

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817jaynes
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Much better than you would think

Worth the $9 fee Lots of detail but equally if you want to scim through the highlights just read... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
longstorybuthumourme
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Gold Coast, Australia
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The NED KELLY MUSEUM is part of KATE'S COTTAGE GIFTS SOUVENIRS MUSEUM & replica of the KELLY HOMESTEAD. Step through back of shop to the NED KELLY MUSEUM and an authentic replica of the Kelly Homestead... like the words of the song ... truly the...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 October 2012

What a great resource for anyone interested in the Ned Kelly story. Lots of primary source documentation and artifacts and helpful staff to point you in the right direction. An absolute bargain at $6 each. HIghly recommend.More

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KatesCottageGSM, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

Thanks so much for the review. We do have a lot of kids come through especially grade 5-6. I love telling them the history..they are just so enthralled. I have had some funny questions over the years. When many years ago I wore full colonial...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The reconstructed Ned Kelly homestead looks like it needs a bit of TLC. I'm sure the house that Ned lived in wasn't quite as dilapidated and didn't smell as strongly of mice/rats. Time for a working bee Glenrowan!More

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KatesCottageGSM, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2014

Unfortunately being in the country we have to contend with mice coming in from the cold every winter. Some seasons they are worse that others. We are onto them all of the time but if they die in the wall caverty we are in big...More

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All reviews ned kelly on display great collection gift shop step back in time replica house interesting items lots of history interesting place worth seeing small entry fee great place to visit worth a stop per adult his life well worth the visit memorabilia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Brilliant little gem accessed through the shop. There's loads of artifacts and bits and bobs that date back to the 1800's Lots of information about Ned Kelly and his last stand. 1 buck for under 16's 9bucks per adult. But it's well worth the money....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glenrowan township is a lovely little step back in time. Great collection of information, artefacts, photos and replicas from the Ned Kelly siege/era. I appreciate the effort of replicating a whole cottage out the back but found $18 for 2 adults a little bit much....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the $9 fee Lots of detail but equally if you want to scim through the highlights just read the main boards of information You get info from the interesting audio tape played on a loop throughout the small museum plus there is lots that...More

Thank longstorybuthumourme
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Pretty cool place. We were welcomed warmly and took our time walking around and reading the articles and looking at the artifacts.It was great for teenagers to see some of Australia's history, they enjoyed it, as we all did. You must also check out the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Thanks we loved it very informative and we enjoyed seeing and reading all about Ned Kelly, the price was great too....oh and we loved the cockies.......thankyiu we highly recommend it

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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Lots of history collected with the Kelly story told at intervals on the walls. Nothing that you wouldn’t find printed in any tourist brochure though. The gift shop is larger than the inside display room though and probably only a third of the stock is...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Horses for courses so they say. Some folks visit only for 15 -20 minutes while others stay an hour and wish that they had longer. So... visitors and their interests are varied. Some are collectors of rare, out of print books on the subject, while...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Pretty cool place, only very small. We were welcomed warmly and took our time walking around and reading the articles and looking at the artefacts. It was great for the kids (10 and 15) to see some of Australia's history, they thoroughly enjoyed it. Well...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you Bobby for your kind review. I suppose we are small in comparision to a city museum, but we cover one subject and that is Ned Kelly history. The two museum rooms tell the story of Ned Kelly in picture and panel with many...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

So I found this to be a Ned Kelly souvenir overload. You can basically buy anything here with Ned Kelly's face on it. But it was very sad that they are trying to flog heaps of Antique crap that is not related to the guy....More

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glenfield118, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Sorry Samantha I don't quite understand this review I think that you may mean the Animated Theatre or Glenrowan Cobb & Co as we dont have any squeaky wooden floors at all but they both do. We do have The Ned Kelly Museum and a...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Is a small museum and gift shop. Moderate entry fee. Museum provides a very good summary of Ned Kelly's life. Pictures and newspaper articles are well laid out along with relics from the era. Old reconstructed farm cottage assists understand accommodation in pioneer times. Well...More

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glenfield118, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for reviewing us. We try to keep our fees down do that it affordable especially for families @ $9.00 per adult and $1. for school age kids up to and including 16 years of age. Pre schoolers are free. So fee averages $20- $22...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were driving through Glenrowan and decided to stop at the museum, was definitely worth it. Cheap entry fee and looks authentic, with lots of extracts from newspapers and magazines. They even have a cottage in the back setup like a traditional homestead during the...More

Thank Ernie B
glenfield118, Owner at Ned Kelly Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks you for your wonderful and very informative review. The replica of the ramshackle Kelly homestead is to give you an insight into the conditions that the family lived in especially after the capture and hanging of Ned Kelly. In the Royal Commission into the...More

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Robert L
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Sorry but we were SO busy over the holidays that I didnt get to look at the questions or review. For the future the only day that we are closed for the year is Christmas Day. We are open 7 days a week including New Year but... More
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