26 Moorabool St
Cnr Brougham & Moorabool Streets
ph 5227 0701
Fax: (03) 5222 1118
Come and see an exciting variety of national and international temporary exhibitions.
EXPERIENCE the sights, sounds and personalities of Geelong's National Wool Museum, housed in an inspiring 1872 bluestone woolstore. Once inside, Australia's wool heritage will come to life!
LISTEN to old shearers' tales and songs as you relax in the recreated shearers' quarters.
DISCOVER why fleece from Australia's sheep has been at the heart of our economy for nearly 200 years.
MARVEL at the working machinery involved in textile processes including the grand centrepiece - a 1910 Axminster Jacquard carpet loom still weaving its majestic rugs for delighted visitors.
WARM to the stories of life on the farm or of working in the textile industry related by our honourary staff as they guide you through the Museum. Each has a different 'yarn to spin' - a different tale to tell.
FEEL the variety of wool grown in Australia as our 'flock' of sheep respond to your attention.
LEARN of the struggle of pioneering women, pastoralists, workers and unions in the wool industry. The Museum also regularly hosts temporary exhibitions.
ENJOY the indulgence of the purchase. The National Wool Museum makes available authentic Australian goods for your shopping pleasure. Take home a piece of Australia's wool industry from Museum Shop.
UNWIND with coffee and cake in Black Sheep Cafe located in the cellar of the original 1872 building, where fine food, warm friendly service and the best local wines are always on the menu.
UNLEASH your senses - you never know what you may experience at the multi-award winning National Wool Museum!