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Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum

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great experience

We visited this museum in May 2018. I thought it would not take long to see this museum but what a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Alec R
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Fantastic collection and display of pioneer life in the Mallee

What a wonderful find in this very interesting little town. There is SO much memorabilia displayed... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
woolpunda
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Darwin River, Australia
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5371 Dimboola-Rainbow Road, Jeparit, Victoria 3423, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 October 2013

The Queen's Birthday weekend in June is a bumper time for a visit to this attraction. The 6th Vintage Rally took place in 2013 on the 8th and 9th of June and it was a great day at the Pioneer Museum. There was something for...More

3  Thank Eileen S
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Massive collection of old farm equipment. Needs work on preservation and curation which is obviously not possible under current budget. Collection needs culling.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited this museum in May 2018. I thought it would not take long to see this museum but what a surprise starting at the main building, it was crammed with early pioneering artifacts and items of interest. Then the extent of the museum became...More

2  Thank Alec R
Reviewed 20 August 2017

What a wonderful find in this very interesting little town. There is SO much memorabilia displayed in many relocated original buildings dating back to the 1800s.Large amounts of machinery displayed under cover,arranged side by side in order of manufacture. Very,very well done by the comminity...More

Thank woolpunda
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Not far off the Great Western Highway, outside of Dimboola, a sleepy little country town, (birthplace of Sir Robert Menzies), Jeparit lays waiting. First stop and a must see, Wimmera Mallee Pioneers Museum. Arrived hours before opening, contacted a volunteer and he gladly opened early....More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was a very pleasant surprise! So many exhibits by a dedicated group of volunteers! We so could have spent more time here and felt it was well worth the visit. A hidden treasure trove of the past. It needs more money poured into it...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Massive collection of old farm equipment. Needs work on preservation and curation which is obviously not possible under current budget. Collection needs culling.

1  Thank Mike160651
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Visited when I was visited the nearby brim silos. Very impressive collection of relocated historic buildings and machinery. Also has a lot of great historic info on local area. When in town also check out the Wimmera River weir & take a walk along river...More

1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This museum has the largest collection of farm machinery from 1890 till about 1940.Also various schools halls and homesteads have been relocated from their former area to this museum.A magnificent collection of photographic memorabilia .Allow half a dayMore

2  Thank Kevin D
Katherine C, Public Relations Manager at Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2016

Hi Kevin, Thank you very much for your review of the Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum in Jeparit. We are very proud of the museum and are continuing to improve the displays so that each time you visit there will be something new for you to...More

Reviewed 24 August 2014

If you can take the time to detour from the Western Hwy to Jeparit, do visit the Pioneer Museum as it is such a hidden treasure and everything is from 'yesteryear' and the volunteers who tend the Museum are very welcoming elderly men of the...More

2  Thank Classyofnhill
Reviewed 9 October 2013

The Queen's Birthday weekend in June is a bumper time for a visit to this attraction. The 6th Vintage Rally took place in 2013 on the 8th and 9th of June and it was a great day at the Pioneer Museum. There was something for...More

3  Thank Eileen S
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