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Interesting collection

Hours are limited so best check with the tourism centre. Very interesting collection of memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Christine M
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Tumbarumba, Australia
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This place is amazing with the restoration ongoing its a credit to the dedicated group who keep... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Trish S
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Betka Road, Mallacoota, Victoria 3892, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the sign said it was open on Sunday between 1-3pm so we go back on the Sunday at 1.30pm and not open -- come on guys, make up your mind. I had been before so after we saw the snake on the path we decided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Johnsgolfing
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Hours are limited so best check with the tourism centre. Very interesting collection of memorabilia housed in an old concrete bunker.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing with the restoration ongoing its a credit to the dedicated group who keep improving this place the amount of history is definitely worth a visit we learnt so much anout ww2 & shipwrecks along the coast, definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trish S
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The amount of effort that has gone into restoring the bunker and fitting it out as a museum is amazing. We have been to many museums throughout Australia, and this would have to be one of the best.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HeyJude49
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Lacks a little bit of cash flow I think. My young boys were only moderately interested and we didn’t last long in there. It’s ok but don’t expect anything special.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Mallacoota was one of a series of coastal radio stations set up during WW2. Catalina flying boats operated out of the Mallacoota lake to act as spotters for Japanese vessels coming down the East coast of Australia. The bunker museum is set up in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Triggersplace
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Here is an in situ museum assembled by dedicated volunteers. Unlike most museums, this one has a lot of real WWII memorabilia. A lot of it you can touch. There are remnants, medals awards of Australian personnel and also possible evidence of Japanese landings. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 447sb
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Read about this museum in a cafe, and decided to go for the 5 minute drive and check it out. Our only mistake was that we were a touch late as the museum has an early closing time. But the time we had there, (wishing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank sidbaker1
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It is not open very often - once a week, and we were lucky to find it opening for a group later in the day. Lots of displays related to ww1 and ww2, and very informative write ups. Eg I never knew about the mines...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lt4vette
Reviewed 11 October 2017

History being told by the local volunteers that have preserved a previously top secret bunker. Fascinating talk about the history of the listening station and the importance it played in Australia's security. An excellent museum display in the restored structure. Well worth the deviation off...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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