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Daylesford and District Historical Museum

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Interesting and a larger collection than most comparable local museums

Many more items than most similar country historical museums in Victoria. Well organised into... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris D
A great place to visit!

The museum is a great place of you want to know more about Daylesford and District's History, and... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Alan W
Melbourne, Australia
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100 Vincent St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many more items than most similar country historical museums in Victoria. Well organised into sections. Your enjoyment of it would depend to some extent on which volunteer you encountered on the day and their knowledge and willingness to engage.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris D
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The museum is a great place of you want to know more about Daylesford and District's History, and the lives of people who lived there in the past. It has a very interesting history, with some significant changes over the years. If you have a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Good local museum with memorabilia from local residents including photos, household items, clothing, farm and office equipment and more! The exhibition of Dja Dja Wurrung artifacts was fascinating. Located on Vincent Street in the old School of Mines and Technical School building, parking is on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank woolywombat
Reviewed 17 January 2017

With Daylesford today all coffee, massage and spa therapy, one may not know that life in the town was once a good deal less comfy. This museum, occupying the old technical school building, is the place to be educated. There are sufficient photos of muddy...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank OttoBerliner
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I ran out of time to see everything properly and look forward to revisiting again on another trip to Daylesford, however what I did see including photos that added to family tree research was wonderful. Very helpful and friendly staff who went out of their...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jacaranda321
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a great country museum. Very helpful knowledgeable locals as guides. Great collection of local items. Cheap admission.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We hadn't visited our local Museum for some time and were amazed to see how much better it is looking these days. We went for a Pop-up Art Exhibition and had a chance to admire new chairs, paintwork & cleanliness. It seems our Museum is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Konie
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