National Wool Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-352724701
  • Ticket Price: 8 AUD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

National Wool Museum - Review

The wool industry was in import part of Geelong history and its influences can be seen to this day in the culture and architecture of the place. The museum showcases the role, played by the wool-industry, in shaping Geelong. There is a sock weaving machine as well as a large 1910 Axminster carpet loom that still runs on weekends. He museum itself is housed in a former wool-store, 1872 bluestone building. There is also a gift shop on the premises.

National Wool Museum Ticket Prices

  • Concession: $6.50 AUD
  • Child: $4.50 AUD
  • Family: $25.00 AUD (2 adults and up to 4 children)
  • Group admission: $ 6.00 AUD per person (for 15+ people)
  • Schools: $4.25 AUD per student

National Wool Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed on Good Friday.

Restaurants Near National Wool Museum

  • Sailors' Rest
  • Black Bull Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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  • National Wool Museum Address: 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
  • National Wool Museum Contact Number: +61-352724701
  • National Wool Museum Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Wool Museum Price: 8 AUD
  • Best time to visit National Wool Museum(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Wool Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Geelong include National Wool Museum in their plan

  • 52.32% of people start their National Wool Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Wool Museum

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64.98% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Wool Museum

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National Wool Museum, Geelong Reviews

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  • Kids love the cottage and house they can play in and my 3 year old kept yelling 'This from sheep??' so he definitely learnt something. Staff are lovely and helpful.

  • I really enjoyed this experience! The museum displays pretty much everything to do with how different types of fleece are selected and turned into textiles. So much history, I never realized how big the industry in Victoria was back then. I learned a lot, definitely a must see if you have interest in this sort of thing.

  • National wool museum is a beautiful heritage with a history of cotton production machinery still living and functional in its original state. Visit the museum located in Moorabool street Geelong C.B.D. There is a store showcase of cotton and wool products such as scarfs and rags. They also sell mugs in the mix. Go and meet with friendly international tourists and experience the best customer service in store.

  • This was very educational,a look back from the past There's a gorgeous little shop that you can buy fabulous pure wool clothing

  • Great little museum, that takes you back to the era of sheep and wool. Enjoyed the interactive elements, good hands on museum, would be a treat for kids. Only disappointment was that there wasn't a dedicated wool supply shop attached, seems like a missed opportunity.

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