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Wagga Wagga (City of Wagga Wagga)
Museum of the Riverina

Website: www.wagga.nsw.gov.au/museum
Email: museum@wagga.nsw.gov.au
Major attraction to the museum: The Museum of the Riverina tells stories about the people and events which have helped shaped the City of Wagga Wagga and the Riverina region. It is also responsible for collecting and caring for more than 10,000 objects, photographs, textiles and paper based materials which help tell those stories.
Further information about the town/museum: The Museum of the Riverina is a great place for locals and visitors to discover the Wagga Wagga story and a welcoming community space for all ages. There are two sites: Historic Council Chambers site which is located in the heart of the city's civic precinct and plays host to touring exhibitions and special events. And the Botanic Garden site which is situated opposite the Botanic Gardens and is home to the museum's permanent collection.
Entry Cost: Free
Telephone Contacts: Botanic Gardens Site: (02) 6925 2934. Historic Council Chambers: (02) 6926 9655
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sundays 12 - 4pm
Location:
- The Historic Council Chambers: Cnr Baylis Street & Morrow Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW
- The Botanic Gardens Site: Lord Baden Powell Drive, Willans Hill, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

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Wagga Wagga (City of Wagga Wagga)
RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre
Website:
Under Construction

Major attraction to the museum:
A professional display of relevant cultural and historical materials which reflect and enhance the links between the RAAF Base and the local community. Outside the Heritage Centre are also various interesting military aircraft that have undertaken service in the defence of Australia over its history.
Further information about the museum or town: After 5 years of closure, in 2008 the community called for the museum to be re-opened. In 2010 Air Force reopened the facility renaming it RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre. The museum recognises the value of the regional heritage centre in celebrating and strengthening the links between Air Force bases and their local communities.
Entry Cost: Free
Telephone Contacts: The Heritage Centre Manager
Opening Hours: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
Location: RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre, Sturt Highway, Forest Hill NSW 2650

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Wyalong (Bland Shire)
Wyalong Museum

Website: www.blandshire.nsw.gov.au (Bland Shire Council)
Email: stanford@internode.on.net
Major attraction to the museum: The Museum is located in the old Court House at Wyalong. The Court Room is in the original condition as it was when built in 1900. It features the wonderful architecture of that period.
Further information about the town/museum: For more activities in Wyalong click on this link www.aboutwestwyalong.com and then the 'To see & do'  tab.
Entry Cost: Adults $5.00, Children $1.00 & Pre-schoolers free
Telephone Contacts: (02) 6972 3303
Opening Hours: Daily: 2pm - 5pm
Location: Neeld St & Mallee St, Wyalong NSW 2671
*Wheelchair access provided

West Wyalong Museum



Yanco (Leeton Shire)
Yanco Powerhouse Museum

Website: www.leeton.nsw.gov.au (Leeton Shire Council)
Email: yancophm@peacocktech.com
Major attraction to the museum: A unique collection of Yanco's social history.
Further information about the town/museum: The Museum is housed in the old Yanco powerhouse and was opened in 1912.
Entry Cost: Adults $2.00, Children (6 - 16years) $1.00
Telephone Contacts: Secretary & President: (02) 6955 7765
Opening Hours: Last Sunday of every month 10am - 4pm
Or opened by appointments: (02) 6955 7765
Location: Binya St, Yanco NSW 2703

Yanco Powerhouse Museum