National Wool Museum

  • Phone: (03) 5272 4701
  • Address:
    National Wool Museum
    26 Moorabool Street
    Geelong, VIC 3220
  • Rating:
    9/10

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Description:

The timeless Australian story of wool, combined with exciting contemporary exhibitions, presented in an historic bluestone woolstore in Geelong's vibrant new waterfront precinct.

The Museum's busy calendar of exhibitions, events and public programs offers something for everyone in the family. With four galleries, a renowned woollen clothing, gift and souvenir shop, and an excellent licensed restaurant, there's always something different to explore.


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Past events

Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition

19th November

Interactive and hands on, it is based on the bestselling Horrible Histories® series. The exhibition comprises a harbour bought to life, with quayside...

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Pirate Easter Egg Hunt

16th April

The Easter Bunny has hidden his treasure from our horde of pirates. Hunt through the Museum galleries for pirate gold. Exchange your gold for Easter...

$9

Indoor Pirate Easter Egg Hunt

16th April

Indoor Pirate Easter Egg Hunt. Bookings: Not required for this activity and it is suitable for children from early years to primary school. Admission: Is...

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Drop in Craft Activities - Animal Puppets

13th April

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Drop in Craft Activities - Dinosaur Playtime

12th April

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Inspired by nature: children's creative writing workshop with Dr Gillian Turner

12th April

Be inspired by the stunning photography of Wildlife Photographer of the Year as you use animals as the inspiration for your own creative writing journal....

$10

Drop in Craft Activities - Pirate Ship Design Challenge

11th April

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Drop in Craft Activities - Dinosaur Puppets

10th April

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Drop in Craft Activities - Journal Making

7th April

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Drop in Craft Activities - Pinhole Camera

6th April

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Pop Up Demonstration Market

4th April

A variety of local artisans demonstrating their techniques. Handmade goods available for purchase.

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Drop in Craft Activities - Pirate Rope Making

5th April

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Pirate Pantomime Workshop with Musicbox Theatre Company

5th April

Join in the fun with theatre and movement games, including “sword” fighting as you learn to bring your pirate-side to life.

$10

Drop in Craft Activities - Pirate Patch

4th April

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Drop in Craft Activities - Storigami Animals

3rd April

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Reminiscence Cottage - National Wool Museum Program

10th January

The Reminiscence Cottage is an award winning project developed by Sara Gillies of the National Wool Museum exploring the world of yesteryear in our...

$9

Inspired by Nature: Writing Workshop with Gillian Turner

21st January

Join award-winning local artist Gillian Turner for a morning of creative expression inspired by the spectacular Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016...

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Geelong by Nature: Photography Exhibition

1st November

Now in its 52nd year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition provides a global showcase of the world’s very best nature...

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War At Sea - The Navy in WWI

25th October

This Australian National Maritime Museum travelling exhibition draws on the personal accounts of Navy servicemen – through their diaries, medals,...

$30

Christmas in the Woolshed presents: Captain Santa Beard

28th November

Santa is very busy, so he’s called on his cousin Captain Santa-Beard to help get ready for Christmas. The Captain does not know what to do. He needs your...

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WARM: A Seam Inc Community Project

25th October

The National Wool Museum is excited to be hosting the very successful SEAM Inc community project (mural and paintings). WARM: A community project about...

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