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Western Plains Cultural Centre

Dubbo High School 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
+61 2 6801 4444
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A great half day in Dubbo

The gallery has excellent contemporary showings. The cafe is great and the kids can kick a ball... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicholas L
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Bondi, Australia
Interesting

The museum side of the Cultural Centre was interesting and well laid out. The Gallery side? Words... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RadishTas
,
Tasmania
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The Western Plains Cultural Centre is a function of Dubbo City Council and houses the former collections of the Dubbo Museum and Dubbo Regional Gallery.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“art gallery” (15 reviews)
“on display” (11 reviews)
“school room” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dubbo High School 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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+61 2 6801 4444
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gallery has excellent contemporary showings. The cafe is great and the kids can kick a ball around on the oval out the back. WPCC is a carefully planned and inclusive credit to the Dubbo art community.

Thank Nicholas L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum side of the Cultural Centre was interesting and well laid out. The Gallery side? Words fail me, but perhaps that French phrase “chacun a son gout” -apologies about the lack of accent grave - should suffice. I have never understood ‘installations’ and how...More

Thank RadishTas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent history of Dubbo - artefacts, life stories etc. Cafe was lovely - wintry day with low temps was forgotten sitting in the sun by the field. Great coffee, delicicious treats.

Thank CeeDub52
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here and it was nice. Staff were very friendly. This is a free attraction. Old classroom and steam engine. Lots of local history here. Take your time to walk through. Art exhibition was interesting

Thank Lorrie-Beth C
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We went there to have a look and were able to see 3 exhibtions and 1 that had just commenced that day although the official opening is a week later. Loved all 3.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This centre has some excellent exhibitions and there is also a Dubbo and surrounding areas exhibition. The cafe provides excellent meals and the air conditioning is really good.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the centre twice - once for the gallery and museum, then returned to check out the cafe. The gallery was very interesting - one side was dedicated to art depicting a nuclear theme (very thought provoking) and the other a collection entitled ‘No human...More

Thank Charlotte J
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

great to learn about dubbo's history at this museum, some great exhibits and family friendly, the little art museum next door was a nice little add on, didn't try the cafe but it looked reasonable

Thank jasonenricaz
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Cultural Centre I think is best enjoyed with a coffee or lunch with friends. The layout is threefold; entry and cafe are in the central wing. On the Eastern side is a small museum, with different travelling displays.The Western wing is the art gallery...More

Thank AussieKaren101
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The little museum they had contained a really great number of old artifacts and pictures that gave a good feel of how things were in the old days. A particular highlight was the old classroom of Dubbo high school from the 50s with the picture...More

Thank mattycq
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