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Call in if driving past

Worth a visit if you are driving past. Like most museums has some history about the town and area... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Rod S

Fantastic so much to see. So much information of Forster/Tuncurry from years ago great place to go... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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18 Oct 2018
“Call in if driving past”
4 Oct 2018
1 Capel St, Tuncurry, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6554 6275
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Worth a visit if you are driving past. Like most museums has some history about the town and area. Worth a visit if you are driving through Tuncurry. Small charge to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rod S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Fantastic so much to see. So much information of Forster/Tuncurry from years ago great place to go and visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MavisW
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very interesting museum with lots of local history.many photos of the early days in the Great lakes .Very helpful volunteers

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tuncurrycoach
Reviewed 17 February 2016

`very well presented and most attractive with most unique and best one in this area will be coming back again with frdz and family

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Sarbjeet K
Reviewed 24 October 2015

A well set-out museum which provides a wealth of information and wide range of displays and artefacts relating to local history. A visit to the museum provides an interesting insight into life for pioneers.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 2 April 2015

One of the best museum around went for an hour and spent four hours and will be going back soon to see more, all the local history is just amazing.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Pat B
Reviewed 22 February 2015

A lovely museum which has been renovated in the last couple of years. The displays of early times in the local area are outstanding giving you an insight to the fishing, oyster industry and early way of life in the Tuncurry Forster area. It has...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

If you int r rested in history of the town war and what they use to use in the good old days was good to look at the old ferry and how they made didgeridoo

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank andy0749
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I love learning the history and seeing photo's of places, Tuncurry museum was an unexpected delight. Even my 13 year old enjoyed it. Staff have a great knowledge of the history of the area, it is small but worth a wonder through

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Sspunky
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Well run by very informative friendly folk. Very interesting exhibits well arranged.A lovely way to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank didsbailey
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