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Yackandandah Museum

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A Time warp

This museum is relatively small but is quite unique and fascinating. You can meander through an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ron D
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Drysdale, Australia
Well worth a visit

We were passing through Yackandandah and stopped for a bite to eat then wandered through the main... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Annieco1
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Wollongong, Australia
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A local history collection, with Yackandandah Stories, objects, photographs and documents, changing displays, publications and a research facility operated by our researchers. Housed in two historic buildings, - an 1860 Bank of Victoria, and a slab...more
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21 High St, Yackandandah, Victoria 3749, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is relatively small but is quite unique and fascinating. You can meander through an original cottage which is almost as the last residents left it. Down to 150 year old wallpaper, furniture etc. The volunteers are very informative and it is free but...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were passing through Yackandandah and stopped for a bite to eat then wandered through the main street and discovered this lovely museum. Entry is by donation and it's run by informative and enthusiastic volunteers. Well worth looking through the old Bank of Victoria building...More

1  Thank Annieco1
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Entry by donation. Free to walk around without restrictions. Quite an insight into the life of our forefathers. See what a 2 bedroom house is all about. With all the money other establishments are making a pity Yaka doesn’t do anything about keeping the public...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

My daughter and I had a every educational tour of this place. The lady showing us around was very friendly and knowledgeable. Nearly everything original. Can't believe 10ppl lived here!

Thank slc3124
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Nothing better than on a hot day to meet cheery local staff ready to pour you a nice cold glass of cider. Each night there is a special - and we were lucky enough to be there on a Tuesday - I had the best...More

Thank fbw428
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A simple museum to celebrate the festival, remember the historical fire event and a display of olden day cottage of the town. Entry to the place is by donation. Staff who is on the day is friendly and helpful in explaining to me. It's a...More

Thank sarikei s
Reviewed 1 November 2016

great to visit a locally run museum the local knowledge of the staff was excellent and gave a wonderful insight to local life in the late 1800's

1  Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Museum is astonishing in it's originality and presentation. The buildings attached are in kept as a remembrance to the family which resided there with original photos, items of clothing daily life artifacts and an atmosphere which is eerily reminiscing of the late 1800's. Well preserved...More

1  Thank cropleyb
Reviewed 10 September 2016

If you are interested in how people live way back this museum is right up your alley. They have a small cottage out the back all furnished. The woman who greeted us was very friendly and informative even though we didnt't get there till just...More

1  Thank KezzaT2014
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A Very Well Curated Museum. Located in the main street. Has displays of goldrush history. Sells books on local history including very detailed volumes about Yackandandah. Their jams and preserves are very good and keenly priced. Sold to help raise funds.

Thank MichaelPrior
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