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Shear Outback, Hay

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Specialty Museum Museum
Catch all the action, passion and legends of Australia's colourful shearers at Shear Outback

Shearers enjoy legendary status in Australia, and links to Australia’s vibrant and colourful shearing culture are prevalent in Australian contemporary life and language. Shear Outback is an innovative and exciting interpretative centre devoted to these colourful characters of the bush, and follows the technology of ‘getting the wool’ off, - past, present, and future.

Located in Hay, New South Wales, the Shear Outback facility is a multi-faceted award-winning tourist and educational attraction comprising several complementary experiences. They include; The Australian Shearers’ Hall of Fame; the Shear Outback Exhibition; the historic Murray Downs Woolshed; a Special Exhibition Gallery; a Retail Shop; a Café; - and an ever-evolving year-round calendar of events and programs.
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4.1
  • We enjoyed our time here. We learnt so much about Australian's sheep history in the eyes of the shearers. Well worth the visit.  more »
  • Great place to stay for morning, lunch or afternoo tea. Friendly service. Good museum and a great gift shop!  more »
  • We spent a good few hours here, learning a lot more about the shearing industry. There were great displays with plenty of interaction activities. Make sure you walk over to the shearing shed to watch ...  more »
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  • Wow, Wool shearing, how boring can that be? Well that's what i thought when i saw the handsome building. To my surprise I was transported to a part of Aussie life that I never thought of. The live shearing was done by a true blue Aussie larrikin. A must for the city slikers
  • Not many choices for lunch but a descent place to eat
  • Good place to visit
  • Informative. Interactive. Try the Pie.
  • Amazing range of products in the shop, Kathy is amazing at stocking great quality and priced goods

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