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Benalla Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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If you are fascinated by Ned Kelly, an absolute must

This museum is an easy walk from Benalla railway station that has two NSW Train Link XPTs from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victorianlad
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Melbourne, Australia
A MUST if you are interested in Ned Kelly and Joe Byrne

This museum displays Ned Kelly's green sash, which was his most prized possession. He was awarded... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Kay P
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14 Mair St, Benalla, Victoria 3672, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is an easy walk from Benalla railway station that has two NSW Train Link XPTs from Sydney and from Melbourne daily, and three daily V/LIne trains each way between Southern Cross and Albury. Sadly on the day I visited one return V/Line train...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

This museum displays Ned Kelly's green sash, which was his most prized possession. He was awarded it when he saved a child from drowning and it was so important to him that he was wearing it under his armour during the siege in Glenrowan. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kay P
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Benalla has an interesting connection to Ned Kelly that I didn't know about. There is an extensive display in the museum. 'Weary' Dunlop is from Benalla and there is much to see and read about him & other war veterans. The most investing display was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very informative on Ned Kelly history.. lots of interesting artifacts and displays. we had fun with the costumes also trying on some 70's gear and taking photos of ourselves.. The doll house is amazing.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Kerry P
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Interesting coverage of the Ned Kelly family links to Benalla township. Good interesting video on the Kellys. Also museum houses a great exhibition of fashion clothing over the period 50 to 80s. Very friendly and helpful staff. Small fee to enter but good value!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank allanriley9
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Museum is of great interest, from Ned Kelly to "Weary Dunlop". We were fortunate to catch the costume exhibition of fashion from the 1930's and the Mini, maxi clothing exhibition. It is not only a Museum but also the Information Centre which has everything...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Walked in and started to look about and was berated by one of the staff because we tried enter Museum section without paying, we didn't see a pay sign. No effort was made to look after us and we left; it may be a great...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Its a well stocked museum but I would have preferred less Ned kelly and more on Weary Dunlop or Captain Walker. Still definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank chris w
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The museum focuses on Ned Kelly and his gang, and on fashion, particularly ladies fashion, from the early 20th century through to the 1980's. Both areas are very informative and entertaining. It probably taken around 45 minutes or so, and is a good use of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a well presented regional museum. Ned Kelly's sash is the drawcard, but there are also very interesting and well presented costume exhibits, and displays of wartime memorabilia. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Carolyn L
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