Lawrence Museum

Point Of Interest

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Lawrence Rural & River Museum is situated in the former 2NR Broadcast Station building at 2 Merton Street, Lawrence, and lies under the tall radio transmitting mast which has been a landmark in Lawrence since 1936. Lawrence has a rich river history and was a major port on the Clarence River in early days with numerous wharves to cope with the busy river traffic. There was a customs house, court house, auctioneer, blacksmith, post office, hotels and numerous other buildings. The pleasant gardens offer easy access to outbuildings & picnic tables We are open  Tuesdays 9.00am 1.00pm and Saturday & Sunday 1pm-4pm Special bookings for groups may be made any day of the week. Pathways & toilets are wheelchair accessible. A lift is provided in the 2 storey building. For information and bookings contact 02 6647 7588 or email lawrencemuseum@outlook.com. This is a paid point of interest. No camping or overnight parking allowed.

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Lat: -29.491851 Lng: 153.113566

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BazzaKim

One of the better museums I have visited over the years. Easy to spend a couple hours especially the old radio and communications stuff.

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L&V

A most amazing place! A must see. Loads of items, machinery & buildings, beautifully displayed. Immaculately maintained by friendly volunteers.

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