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Shear Outback, Hay

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
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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  • The attraction has some interesting displays and interactive features for kids. They do shearing displays at certain times but we didn't see one. You can walk through the shearing shed and there is a ...  read more »
  • Went the other day to see the outback shear Billy the shearer was full of information and very friendly and does a wonderful job funny we actually knew his grandfather small world Brings back memories...  read more »
  • We called in on an unplanned visit not knowing of this tourist attraction and were quietly impressed. Great summary of the history of the sheep industry in Australia. We learnt a lot about an industry...  read more »
  • Nice museum, lots of artefacts and video, and a great shearing display!
  • Amazing range of products in the shop, Kathy is amazing at stocking great quality and priced goods
  • Great facility but a bit pricey for entry.
  • A great local history museum. Well worth the visit. Has a local cafe and good souvenir shop. The shearing shed is amazing and the maze is quite fun. The property that it is on is brilliant.
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