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Enlightening art display

The Glasshouse has a small, but very educational art display of how Aboriginal people were treated... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Helen T
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Laurieton, Australia
Great live streaming of TEDx talks

The staff at the Glasshouse did an excellent job with this second year of streaming TEDx from... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
NEIL B
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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Located in the heart of Port Macquarie, the Glasshouse is home to a theatre, performance studio, regional art gallery, tourism information centre, interactive heritage displays, cafe, restaurant and gift shop.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Cnr Clarence and Hay Streets, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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+61 2 6581 8888
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Glasshouse has a small, but very educational art display of how Aboriginal people were treated in Australia when the English first arrived. It’s quite confronting but it further opens your eyes as to how badly the Aboriginal people were treated. There is also a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helen T
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The staff at the Glasshouse did an excellent job with this second year of streaming TEDx from Sydney, starting with opening the ticket office early to help anyone who hadn’t collected tickets. Technical problems at the Sydney end caused a slight delay, but staff kept...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NEIL B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Took my mum for a concert here. All was so easy. Ramp to building for wheelchair. We prebooked and could use Companion Card saving us money. Lift to second level where we just wheeled in to area. Great seat for viewing show. Refreshments were able...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bronwyn18
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Central location with terrific display and friendly staff. A lovely gift shop with some depth in choices or a gift for a friend.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve A
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The art gallery inside has some interesting displays. Hen we were ther they had a exhibition of artists and their impressions of central Australia . The colour was fantastic. The Centre also has lots of concerts and lectures for both locals and tourists alike.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mon55
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Despite all the controversy during the building of the Glass House Theatre, Port Macquarie ended up with an excellent asset. We went to see a fabulous production of "New Jersey Nights" and it was fantastic experience. A top notch large theatre attracts the types of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brian T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Invitation to attend the State Government's Xmas concert for Seniors & the Ageing for 2017 at the Glasshouse Centre in Pt Macquarie. It was a most enjoyable concert with compere : - Peter Cousins & daughter - Daisy singing on stage besides a wonderful soprano...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank style7
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The Glasshouse is a beautiful concert venue right in the centre of Port Macquarie with very good access.We recently saw the very professional Doug Parkinson show there and could enjoy preshow drinks and cheese for a reasonable price.We preordered on line and they were waiting...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 10Raindrops
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We trundled in to have a look at the black mist production, which surrounded the British Atomic testing in Australia in the 1950s. Yhe works on the whole were very abstract. Minimal comments goven and hard to flollow or grasp the situation

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Port Macquarie to see a show at this venue and were pleasantly surprised after all the criticism when the venue was first mooted and built. It was great to see the ruins of one of the original cottages retained when...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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