Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga

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The Museum of the Riverina is a local history museum in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia. The Riverina is the region in south-western New South Wales in which Wagga Wagga is located. The museum was established by Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society in 1967 (Morris, p. 241) in premises near the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens on Lord Baden Powell Drive.In the late 1990s, Wagga Wagga City Council took over the operation of the museum. In 1999 the Historic Council Chambers, on the corner of Baylis and Morrow Streets, were converted into a second site for the museum following the opening of the new Wagga Wagga Civic Centre. The Historic Council Chambers site hosts travelling exhibitions while the Botanic Gardens site is home to the Sporting Hall of Fame and the museum's permanent collection, including a set of figurines from the Tichborne case.The museum provides a regional outreach service to 38 Riverina museums.
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  • This museum is in 2 locations, near the botanical gardens and top of the Main Street, good little set up of odd bits of history of Wagga and the Riverina, interactive exhibits and also free entry!  more »
  • exciting place to visit when int own, or every month or so as a resident of the town - interesting exhibits, friendly welcome at the door, its free, its toilets and its cool in summer. Attention to lo...  more »
  • We arrived on Sunday and went to the museum on Monday to learn it would be re-opened on Thursday the 12th with a new exhibit. We returned on Thursday. The rooms off the main hallway had a lot of youth...  more »

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