Illawarra MuseumCurrently Open
- Address: 11 Market St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Memorial, Family And Kids, Photo Gallery
Illawarra Museum - Review
Illawarra Museum, situated in Wollongong, Australia, showcases the history of the city with absolute perfection. It dates back to 1834 and was recently renovated in 2013. Different items and photos dating to different times can be found here, with all the information details in full display. The museum tour guides are known for their humorous nature and friendly conduct, and the cheap entry fee to the place is its highlight. To study the history of Wollongong properly, one must pay a visit to this museum.
Things to Know Before Visiting Illawarra Museum
95% of people who visit Wollongong include Illawarra Museum in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
49.47% of people start their Illawarra Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Illawarra Museum
91.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Illawarra Museum
Illawarra Museum Trips
Illawarra Museum, Wollongong Reviews
The Illawarra Museum is a two story heritage building housing a vast collection of furntiure and objects from the Illawarra region dating between the Nineteeth and early Twentieth Century. The ground floor exhibits a schoolroom where you can sit and reminisce of the best days of your life, and a changing exhibition space currently displaying maps of the changing Illawarra throughout the years. Venture into our courtyard and see how people lived in the home before electricity in our kitchen and laundry exhibits. Expereince rural and farming lifestyles with out exhibits including the Stockman's Hut, Air Raid Shelter and a Working Blacksmith's shop. Our Farm Shed displays agricultural, dairy and farm tools as well as several horse drawn vehicles, including a milk and bread cart and plows. The second floor exhibits a bedroom and parlour displaying the lifestyle of the more prosperous households during the Nineteeth Century featuring furniture used and donated to the museum by local families.
Come and have a look at our great displays.
Don't let the small size fool you. Very interesting place where you could spend 20 minutes learning about life 100 years ago