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Waltzing Matilda Centre

50 Elderslie St, Winton, Queensland 4735, Australia
+61 7 4657 1466
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History of Waltzing Matilda

Never visited the old centre before it burnt down but the new attraction is fantastic. Audio... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathy D
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Campbelltown, Australia
via mobile
Disappointing.....

Others may enjoy….we visited with high expectations after all the hype but the electronic headphone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ramsat38
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Average11%
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“new building” (7 reviews)
“head phones” (2 reviews)
“steam train” (5 reviews)
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50 Elderslie St, Winton, Queensland 4735, Australia
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+61 7 4657 1466
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Never visited the old centre before it burnt down but the new attraction is fantastic. Audio commentary as you go round the history displays. The outside has wonderful displays of old machinery etc and even and old steam train and railway carriage. A must visit...More

Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Others may enjoy….we visited with high expectations after all the hype but the electronic headphone commentary seemed a little disjointed and the collection, meagre. I understand that a lot was lost in the fire - perhaps some photos of what they had would have boosted...More

Thank ramsat38
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had problems with our audio tour headsets; as others appeared to also be having so there are still teething problems with this tech hence only 4 stars. Very pleasing for the town and Australia's history that this centre has reopened. Loved the central sound...More

Thank KeenPhotographer-11
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Too modern for the story to be told. Audio system atrocious. The old centre was more enjoyable and interesting. Over priced for what you get.

Thank 70plus2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This more than just listening to Waltzing Matilda there is a great photographic exhibition al lot of old time stuff makes you feel old when you used some of the stuff in earlier days Theres a train and a lot about the area the way...More

Thank margaret c
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been told about this museum by people we met on our travels. It lived up to our high expectations. The modern internal exhibition areas were interesting and well presented. Your individual site activated commentary device was a helpful touch. The outside areas mustn't...More

Thank Rona L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is great to see this major tourist attraction and important museum up an running again. The displays and activities are well thought out, informative, easy to assimilate and anyone with a love of Australian and outback history will enjoy this display. There was so...More

Thank CliveandSueGotlieb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Matilda center is a must see museum, just recently reopened after a major fire destroyed the original, it has state of the art displays and story boards, be prepared to take your time to fully enjoy this facility, the magic of the projection is...More

Thank 228Larry228
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful facility with lots of displays and activities. Lots of information is on hand, statues, history and much much more.

Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in a group of 20+ people who experienced difficulties with the portable sound devices. Mine kept cutting in and out, even when I stood still next to displays. The PA seemed to operate separately from and over the top of the portable sound...More

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elizabeth s
26 September 2015|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
I dont know,BUT if you contact the Winton Shire Council they will be able to advise you. It burnt down earlier this year.
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