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Museum of the Riverina

243 Baylis St, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650, Australia
+61 2 6926 9655
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Museum with 2 locations

This museum is in 2 locations, near the botanical gardens and top of the Main Street, good little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NY4DM
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Lithgow, Australia
via mobile
exciting regional museum

exciting place to visit when int own, or every month or so as a resident of the town - interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
purplepeppercorn
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Riverton, Australia
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Formerly the city's Council Chambers, this historic building now hosts local and touring exhibitions covering history, science, innovation and technology. The Museum of the Riverina's two sites bring history to life, with exhibitions and activities for all ages.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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243 Baylis St, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650, Australia
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+61 2 6926 9655
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is in 2 locations, near the botanical gardens and top of the Main Street, good little set up of odd bits of history of Wagga and the Riverina, interactive exhibits and also free entry!

Thank NY4DM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

exciting place to visit when int own, or every month or so as a resident of the town - interesting exhibits, friendly welcome at the door, its free, its toilets and its cool in summer. Attention to local issues and local historical issues, and occasional...More

Thank purplepeppercorn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived on Sunday and went to the museum on Monday to learn it would be re-opened on Thursday the 12th with a new exhibit. We returned on Thursday. The rooms off the main hallway had a lot of youthful exhibits and things to keep...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This old historical building was the former City council offices and is a free museum and has a lot on offer to see. It is well worth the visit.

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was a bit strange and really not worth the effort. The museum is split between two locations a long way apart. Neither is very big and neither have much there. There were a few interesting displays but not enough to bother going. It's a...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stopped in at the Museum of the Riverina in Wagga Wagga, it was free to get in and we do love free. The exhibits change every few months we were told by some lady who we weren’t sure if she worked there or was...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The museum has different displays at different times of the year. Some are not suitable for children.

1  Thank bundy916
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I love visiting Museum with my children,especially on the school holidays. These is always something interesting for my teenagers and my 6 years old. We went to all of the exbitions since we moved to Wagga in 2014. It is free entrance,staff is very nice,...More

1  Thank Maria2650
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent Museum in an interesting location. We attended a talk on the Tichbourne Trials as well as viewing the exhibits in the Museum both were worthwhile. The talk on the Tichbourne trial was well presented and interesting. We will be visiting again

1  Thank rose946
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Looking back at many local Wagga/Riverina artifacts and machinery from Yesteryear. Amazing items and artifacts. Brilliant.

2  Thank Kevin N
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Helen A
18 October 2015|
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Response from K8ie_10 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is a good place to visit. There are also a couple of other museum in the area which you might like to see, such as the Botanic Gardens Site and the RAAF Base Wagga Heritage Centre. Hope you have a good trip.
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