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Chiltern Athenaeum

57 Conness St, Chiltern, Victoria 3683, Australia
+61 3 5726 1280
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amazing history, friendly volunteers

this collection was amazing, the volunteers were so friendly and helpful with explaining some of... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
mayjac710
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Wangaratta, Australia
History of old Chiltern historic town well worth a visit

Historic town of Chiltern is well worth a visit the museum has a lot of history from the past... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
David C
,
Carlingford, Australia
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57 Conness St, Chiltern, Victoria 3683, Australia
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

this collection was amazing, the volunteers were so friendly and helpful with explaining some of the collection

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Historic town of Chiltern is well worth a visit the museum has a lot of history from the past entry is only $2.00 spend some time looking into the past

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a nice local museum with some very interesting content. Admission is only $2 and well worth a visit for 30 minutes to 1 hour

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Stop at the Anthenaeum and step back in time. We were shown through by Christine who was proud to showcase the proud history of the region. So much packed into a smallish area. Worth a look.

Thank Glenn S
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

The above was the headline over an article published in The Border Mail back in the late 70s when plans for developing the athenaeum were first announced. All these years later and the prediction has rung true. The collection within is first class, beautifully displayed...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It is absolutely amazing to see how much history is contained here. The volunteers who run it have a amazing amount of knowledge

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Enjoying The Chiltern Athenaeum facebook page, lots of history and old photo's popping up daily. Friends fron QLD visited recently and were very impressed with what they could find out about their family history. Keep up the good work, all volunteers too who keep the...More

Thank Hay61
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

We visited the Chiltern Athenaeum while on holiday from the UK. We went to see their displays of paintings etc by an ancestor, Alfred William Eustace. We were delighted by what they had there - not just our ancestor's work but also fascinating exhibits on...More

Thank tidynige
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were met at the entrance by a very friendly volunteer - she took us into the museum and gave us a brief but helpful resume of what to see and do. She couldn't have been more helpful and friendly - a delightful lady. We...More

Thank Ramsay M
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We always stop in Chiltern for coffee and a treat but never found the Athenaeum open until today. An athenaeum, BTW, was like a mechanics institute, a sort of public library/place for self education for working tradesmen (see the wonderful Wikipedia for more information). What...More

Thank Julie R
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