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Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
9294 6313
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You don't need to spend much time here but is worthwhile

The multi-award winning Yarra Ranges Regional Museum opened in 2011. With stunning architectural... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
UrbanDrifter
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Melbourne
Quick Visit

Always nice to visit. Usually artistic activities for the children and interesting exhibits. Good... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
AndreaLacaze
,
Mount Evelyn, Australia
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Yarra Ranges Regional Museum is a new, contemporary space that reflects unique aspects of historic and modern life in the Yarra Ranges region.
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  • Very good54%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

The multi-award winning Yarra Ranges Regional Museum opened in 2011. With stunning architectural design set in tranquil surrounds, the museum features exhibition spaces, programs for all ages and abilities, a resource library, museum shop and café. A range of historic and present-day exhibitions and programs...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Always nice to visit. Usually artistic activities for the children and interesting exhibits. Good for school holidays and a nearby park and cafe is helpful too!

Thank AndreaLacaze
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were passing through Lilydale and decided to pop into the museum for coffee and scrumptious apple pie in the cafe. Then thought we'd better check out the museum. Fascinating history of white settlement in the Yarra Valley, and Coldstreams most famous daughter - Dame...More

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I visited this museum while meeting friends. As a relitively new comer to the district, I learned heeps.

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Lilydale and surrounds history. You can buy most books that are offered. Just a great place to visit and look around.

Thank Avachat110
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Yarra Valley Regional Museum is a beautifully designed contemporary space overlooking the quaint and charming Lilydale Croquet Club. Oil, Paint and Ochre, the current exhibition, offers a fascinating insight into the history of the Yarra Valley by focusing on the extraordinary friendship between William Barak,...More

Thank Coco_CAS
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This week I visited the excellent First World War exhibition in Lilydale. It finishes on the 23rd of August, so I made an effort to get there and I am so pleased that I did. It features many photos and personal stories. Some of the...More

Thank Kaye46
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I went to see the WW1 display. The staff greet you when you enter and are very welcoming and friendly, explaining what's on show and where to go. The exhibition space is on the small side but all the items were very well displayed to...More

Thank Raedward
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Yarra Ranges Museum is well worth a visit. The exhibits change regularly and there are some very interesting items on view. The building itself is full of history also and was the Shire of Lillydale offices for many years. The museum restaurant is well...More

Thank Gh0stguest
Reviewed 27 March 2015

This is a great museum but pretty small and it doesn't take long to look around everything. It has its permanent local history section, and a constantly changing (after a few weeks) special display section, so you will always be able to see something different....More

Thank purplejulie26
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