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Hawkesbury Regional Museum

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Although this has lots of interesting and well presented exhibits I would have liked to seen more... read more

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SnowyywonS
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9/10. I bring all my Japanese visitors here at least 6 times a year - would be better if they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Excursion31014453564
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Hawkesbury Regional Museum is located in one of our country's oldest settlements-the third on mainland Australia after Sydney and Parramatta. It is the only publicly-run , professionally staffed museum in the Hawkesbury and, indeed, in the wider...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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8 Baker Street, Windsor, New South Wales 2756, Australia
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+61 2 4560 4655
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

It's a shame more people don't know about this wonderful Museum. While it is small, it contains so much history of the region. Hopefully with more funding and donations from the public of historical items, the Museum will continue to grow and expand. There is...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although this has lots of interesting and well presented exhibits I would have liked to seen more about how the town grew from when only the natives lived here through to the what the early settlers did and onwards from then. A lot of that...More

Thank SnowyywonS
Reviewed 2 days ago

9/10. I bring all my Japanese visitors here at least 6 times a year - would be better if they could do an activity... cheaply.. we could book in a small group

Thank Excursion31014453564
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall nice atmosphere lots of local history exhibit many facts and local lore About local people I personally found it very interesting overall Only thing I found lacking was much about the RAAF base and the importance and the effect it had on this area...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent about half-an-hour there and enjoyed the review of the development of this region from early 1800's. Many pictures and exhibits made it all the more interesting.

Thank ernie2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The Museum occupies a single floor only but going through the exhibits of historical artifices, photos and drawings etc seriously will take an hour - not a bad way to spend if you are on a day tour of Windsor. Don’t miss the 2 specimens...More

Thank PatrickLLLL
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Great local historical museum. Free entry and some great articles. Helped while away a Public Holiday arvo

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the Windsor Heritage Walk (self guided) and visited the museum as part of this. Great information about the area and loads of brochures on other interesting things to do. I was surprised at the variety of items they have to explore. The Museum is...More

Thank Zac2204
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Free entry at the Information Centre with a small, but excellent display of various items. Seeing the flood prone history of Windsor was quite eye opening! A definite worthwhile stop whilst in the area.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

For a quick overview of the early settlements in the area, and key movers eg Macquarie, spend an hour here. Air-conditioned. Very nice volunteers. Covers war contributions, convict times (very briefly), floods, etc. On weekends, go out the back to the two storey house/bakery for...More

Thank AustraliaRuth
Reviewed 3 December 2017

As one of Australia's earliest settlements, there is so much history here but it is not obvious to the first time visitor. This will help a lot to anyone get some perspective, only small but worth spending some time.

Thank RonWamberal
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