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We stumbled across this on our silo travels. It is poorly advertised and we know little about it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter C
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Melbourne, Australia
Amazing

Visited Murtoa especially to view the Stick Shed - amazing! This structure was built during the war... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
leuravue
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Hamilton, Australia
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1465 Wimmera Hwy, Murtoa, Victoria 3390, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this on our silo travels. It is poorly advertised and we know little about it. Some of out group looked at the admission cost and almost baulked. So glad we didn't. This is a marvellous piece of AUstralian history brought to life...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We went on the big weekend, but is now open monthly. The volunteer guides were very informative on the history of the building and its use. We were most welcome to take our dog in with us.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Visited Murtoa especially to view the Stick Shed - amazing! This structure was built during the war years to store grain. Men of that era worked....the design and workmanship is evident. We were lucky enough to hear a choir perform (festival weekend), just superb. Volunteer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leuravue
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Murtoa stick Shed is well worth a visit. It is classified by The National Trust. It was built in 1941 to house wheat. It is the largest rustically built structure in the World. It is 900 feet long, 200 feet wide and is 60...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

An absolute "must visit". The history and design of this shed is unique. The visit re creates the original wheat handling techniques of the 1940's. Tip - Check for opening times.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark R
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited Murtoa especially to visit the "Stick Shed" What an amazing building, built in war time to store the grain that couldn't be shipped overseas. To build this size building with limited materials during war time was simply amazing, and in only 4 months....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alec R
Reviewed 8 May 2018

What a unique historical building. If anywhere near the Wimmera region in western Victoria you must aim to be at the Stick Shed at Murtoa when it is open on the first Sunday of every month from 10am to 2pm. Murtoa also links in well...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The first Sunday of the month if you are in the Wimmera, head off to Murtoa. The stick shed is in the grain receival area, you can't miss it. Local volunteers will give you an overview of the history and guided tour of this listed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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David G, Secretary- COM at Murtoa Stick Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

It certainly is an incredible building -As well as the first Sunday of the month we do tours for groups of 10 or more. Just inquire vis our email thestickshed@gmail.com

Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Stick Shed is stooped in history, the fact that it's still standing is a miracle, having a relative that has worked in and outside it for over 30 years I've had a chance to go in many times. If you do get the opportunity...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Cody J
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Its open now more regularly than once a year , so well worth a look if in the area. Amazing structure , The largest left standing emergency grain storage shed from WW2. A tribute to Aussie Bush Engineering. Its Majestic like a Cathedral inside ,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Heather S
28 February 2018|
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Response from David G | Property representative |
The Stick Shed is open on the first Sunday of the month between 10.00 am and 2.00pm or for groups of 10 or more anytime by appointment by email.
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jdrice2017
12 July 2017|
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Response from David G | Property representative |
The Stick Shed is open during the first Sunday of the month between 10.am and 2.00pm or anytime for groups of 10 or more by appointment through our email address
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