National Wool Museum


National Wool Museum

Visit the National Wool Museum in Geelong to be transported back in time - the Museum will educate and delight you with the sights, sounds and personalities of the wool heritage of this area.

The National Wool Museum has a range of all-inclusive packages to ensure you have a unique Australian experience and a great day out.

At the National Wool Museum, you will discover why fleece from Australia's sheep has been the heart of our economy for 200 years.

Since the arrival of sheep with the First Fleet in 1788, the wool industry has dominated our economy, our agriculture and our reputation as a quality wool-growing nation throughout the world.

Geelong is a city synonymous with wool and the wool industry – sheep farming began here in 1835 and the first of many woollen mills opened here in 1868. For many years the city was known as the 'wool centre of the world'.

Two hundred years later, in 1988, the National Wool Museum was established as Australia’s only comprehensive museum of wool.

Museum: Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday to Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Shop: Daily 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday

 
26 Moorabool St,  Geelong Victoria 3220 | View Map Link opens new page
Link opens new page Telephone: 03 5272 4701


Melbourne Link National Wool Museum Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window www.nwm.vic.gov.au Link opens in new browser window



0  LOVE IT    Like This Page | Click here to LIKE


Link opens new page Content > View Category | Geelong | View Mobile Friendly Page

Link opens new page This Page > Update | Edit This Page




Click here to edit / update this page





Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram
See Events in February >
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28


Featured
Scoresby Steamfest 2017
View Scoresby Steamfest 2017
Vintage machinery relives its glory days when it comes alive over the Steamfest weekend! The | Read On..


Centre of Italian Studies
View Centre of Italian Studies
Based in Melbourne's lively "Little Italy", the Centre of Italian Studies has been teaching Italian | Read On..


Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning | Read On..


Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
View Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
Melbourne's best traditional GREEK nights with live music, entertainment, dancing and Mediterranean | Read On..


Check Out
My Kitchen Rules
View My Kitchen Rules
Manu Feildel and Pete Evans are back with an eighth season of Australia's number one program, My Kitchen Rules. Acclaimed chefs Colin Fassnidge, | Read On..

Hunting For George | Home Decor
View Hunting For George | Home Decor
Hunting for George has been making your home awesome since 2010. Featuring a signature collection of homeware and lifestyle products including | Read On..

Mel's Pick
Free Icecream - Qantas + Taste of Japan
View Free Icecream - Qantas + Taste of Japan
Taste of Japan Yummy Fun Truck Yummy Fun Truck Hitting the Streets of Melbourne! FREE | Read On..

Arthurs Seat Eagle | Open
View Arthurs Seat Eagle | Open
The Arthurs Seat Eagle is the Mornington Peninsula’s newest attraction. Jump aboard a state of | Read On..

What's Hot
Trending


Newsletter
Stay in touch | Free weekly newsletter.