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Old Gippstown - Gippsland's Heritage Park

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Travel back in time in the old Victoria

It was a blast from the past, looking at how life was during the golden time in old Victoria. It... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
stabios
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Melbourne, Australia
Go back in time

My partner and I really enjoyed a few hours walking around all the buildings...The lovely gentleman... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
KerrySparkles
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Australia
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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Old Gippstown is a heritage park built on 8 acres of landscaped Crown Land. It is unique in that 80% of its buildings are original (not purpose built). There are many artefacts that have been donated and are in the buildings and surrounds. It has...more
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211 Lloyd St | Next to McDonald's, Moe, Victoria 3825, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This place is worth going, there are so many things to see if you like museum and old stuff ( like me! ) :D the old guy (maybe the owner of this place) offered us to have one round with his vintage car which was...More

2  Thank Maventy
OldGippstown, Manager at Old Gippstown - Gippsland's Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2015

Thank you very much for your review. So pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Red, the driver of the car, is one of our volunteers who dedicates a lot of time to the vehicles and the garage in the park.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Old Gippstown is abundant with historical artefacts and relics that are rundown and misused. For example historic churches and buildings that are wearing away and an ancient 1901 priceless physical map of Asia which is being exposed to moistness, mould and rust. The owners are...More

6  Thank fraser b
OldGippstown, Manager at Old Gippstown - Gippsland's Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2015

Sorry to read this review, we have rectified many of issues since this review was written. It is good to have feedback, good and bad, as it enables us to improve our visitors' experience.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

It was a blast from the past, looking at how life was during the golden time in old Victoria. It showcases how life was lived, the buildings, old technology pre-industrial era. Wow! It's amazing!

Thank stabios
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My partner and I really enjoyed a few hours walking around all the buildings...The lovely gentleman driving visitors around in the old car was a delight! They have really done a good job of keeping the buildings in good condition...I especially liked the doctors 2...More

Thank KerrySparkles
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Many old buildings from the region with the original fixtures and fittings, give a comprehensive view into times from our past, it is an exercise in helping us remember how our forebears lived and the hardships they endured. The old tools and machinery for those...More

Thank Orrix55
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived locally for nearly fifty years. I can remember visiting Old Gippstown when I was in primary school. I was drawn to it this time because an elderly friend wanted to visualise an old building from his childhood. I was amazed at the quality,...More

Thank Adie K
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Loved all the heritage buildings and their history - a lot have been moved there from their original sites and the whole atmosphere takes you back to a different time in history. We really enjoyed visiting every building and talking to a couple of people...More

Thank Roma S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This wonderful park has around 30 heritage buildings that show Gippsland's heritage. It's made to look like an old town and is authentic, with virtually all buildings moved from their original locations to the park. There is plenty of space to walk around and get...More

1  Thank Aussie_2012
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The atmosphere takes you back to a time when life was a lot less hectic. The buildings are real and moved there from various places around Victoria. Each house or building tells it's own story of who lived or worked there. Great place to learn...More

1  Thank Di A
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This is a very quaint and interesting little attraction to visit. The attraction contains old buildings lovingly restored from the early 1800 to 1900 periods. The park is very well maintained. It often has markets and festivals, so keep a look out for the major...More

1  Thank BLUE-EYED_DUDE
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We visited this park in Jan 2018. It is filled with a wonderful display of authentic buildings and artifacts from days gone bye. Some buildings never seen in other museum type parks are all well preserved as well as the park. Not all the buildings...More

1  Thank Alec R
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This place is a gem with lots of historical buildings from all over Victoria, lovingly restored with plenty of history behind them. The staff and volunteers do a great job and we have always loved coming here ever since l was a little girl (since...More

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