Up Close with the Collection: In the Anzac Spirit

An exclusive behind the scenes tour of the National Wool Museum Anzac Collection.

Lead by our Curatorial Team, view select objects that tell the story of Australia’s Anzac story through wool, fibre and textile history. This behind the scenes tour of the museum’s collection store will reveal significant objects and photographs honouring our ANZAC diggers. From blankets made at the RS&S Mill and WWI uniforms, to pattern books and socks knitted for the red cross appeal. Learn about the wool industries ANZAC spirit as the Museum commemorates ANZAC Day with a special display of hand knitted and crocheted poppies.

25% discount for NTAV members. Use promo code AHF24_NTVMEMBER when booking online.

Celebrating 50 years of the Victorian Heritage Register 

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National Wool Museum, 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong, Victoria

The Museum is located at the corner of Moorabool and Brougham Streets in the heart of Central Geelong. One block from the waterfront and ferry terminal, and a short walk from Geelong Railway Station.



Entry fees:
Adults $ 25, Members $ 18.75
Prebooking requiredhttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/up-close-with-the-collection-in-the-anzac-spirit-tickets-814594262367
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
Train: A ten-minute walk towards the waterfront from Geelong Railway Station. Car: 60 minutes from Melbourne CBD. 30 minutes from Torquay, Great Ocean Road. Parking: Weekday metered parking and free 2–hour parking on weekends in Moorabool St, Brougham St and Eastern Beach Rd. The Civic Car Park located on Gheringhap St, opposite the Visitor Information Centre, offering parking 24 hours, 7 days per week. Ferries: Port Phillip Ferries operates passenger ferry services from Docklands to Geelong and Docklands to the Bellarine (Portarlington) daily and also provide Port Phillip Ferries Discovery Tours. Searoad Ferries car and passenger ferry travels from the Mornington Peninsula to Queenscliff. Buses run from Queenscliff to Geelong daily. Spirit of Tasmania travels daily from Davenport Tasmania docking at Geelong. A ten-minute drive to the National Wool Museum. Access: The Museum is fully accessible at street entry, with rams to each level. Accessible parking is located at the front of the Museum. Accessible toilets are located on each level.