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Welcome Wall

Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Honouring Immigrants

My family immigrated to Australia in 1970 from Bremer haven in Germany. We have our names inscribed... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
theharveyz
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Scarborough, Australia
Fascinating

Amazing wall to ponder as many migrant came to this country including my parents . Location is not... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
Tony V
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The Welcome Wall is actually part of the Maritime Museum but deserves to be a tourist attraction in its own right. It stands separate from the Museum, in the open air on Darling Harbour. It's free of charge, unlike the Museum and is a record of the Immigration History with stories and diary extracts from the first convict ships right up to the current day. A fascinating attraction but because it's officially part of the Museum gets forgotten about in tourist brochures.
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  • Average25%
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19 Jun 2017
“Honouring Immigrants”
6 Jun 2016
“Fascinating”
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

My family immigrated to Australia in 1970 from Bremer haven in Germany. We have our names inscribed on the welcome wall and proudly call Australia our home. It was good to visit the wall and see the many names inscribed and people walking up and...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing wall to ponder as many migrant came to this country including my parents . Location is not the greatest but it serves its purpose I guess Many many people's names and many more to come

Thank Tony V
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

It's a nice tribute that is the first thing you see as you get off the ferry at Pyrmont Bay in Darling Harbour just beside the Maritime Museum. It's a worthy point of interest while in the area.

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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

A nice wall representing just how multicultural Australia is. Located near darling harbour, might be worth the visit if nearby

Thank JasonDoz
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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

The Welcome Wall is a relatively new addition to Darling Harbour (OK, 2 years now), and it's relevance is interesting, given that anyone can request their ancestor names be added to the wall - for a fee. Nice to see, however don't expect a huge...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Of personal interest as my fiance's father arrived from Italy in 1951 and the kids all got together a few years ago for a special birthday and got his name added to the wall. As part of rhis the stories of the immigrants are also...More

Thank Albywon
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Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Fascinating read of the comments and seeing some familiar names. This shows how Australia was / is put together. People coming from all over the world for lots of reasons. Most with hope for the better.

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Reviewed 2 February 2015

The Welcome Wall is a great reminder of what makes this country the great place it is. The fact that we welcomed people from all over the world is documented with the names and arrival dates. This is a worthwhile place to visit.

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We probably stumbled across this wall , as it was adjacent to the pier we used every day to travel around. Once you start reading all the information, you just can't but by impressed by the journeys some of the pioneers made all those years...More

Thank Conji
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

This is a huge wall with names on it of people who have arrived in Australia. If you arrived,mor your family arrived, and your name is on here, or the names of your family, then I guess this is a 5 star review as its...More

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