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We spent some time looking through the Olivewood Homestead. The lady at the front desk was very helpful, and an interesting person to talk to. We also spoke with another volunteer who was very informative telling us about the dried fruit process and how they...More
My friend & I visited Olivewood homestead & museum & were most impressed by the displays in the home & in the outside shed. A very helpful volunteer lady gave us interesting details about the places. It was definitely not an expensive place to visit.
Yes, if you're in town then have a look here. Packed full of local historical ephemera and an informative and interesting way to spend a couple of hour. Only $7 to get in and I'm so glad I went there today.
Well worth a visit...More
Heritage listed homestead located on the southern edge of town. It was the home of Charles Chaffey the pioneer of the irrigation system in the riverlands. The house was built in 1889 and has been kept in original condition with the rooms complete with furniture...More
Our decision to visit the Olivewood Homestead & Museum was a stroke of genius. We thought we were going in to see a range of Olive products, but this National Trust homestead was once the home to the Chaffey family involved in the state's first...More
Had a lovely time exploring the museums at the old homestead. I particularly liked the local history museum part, I could have spent hours there! The house itself was gorgeous, well preserved with some of the original furniture! Would definitely return to explore again!
Fantastic museum with a huge range of antique & old artifacts including horse carriages, printing & publishing presses. It was great to Olivewood fitted out with items from the era in which it was built.
This old homestead and grounds are in great condition. The outer buildings are not the same. There are a lot of items in the collection but badly, or inadequately displayed. The entrance building is new and great space for displaying items but it is obvious...More