Pioneer Cottage and Museum

Overview

Walcha Pioneer Cottage and Museum complex houses a variety of historical buildings dating back to the 1860s. Amongst the buildings are the Museum, the Pioneer Cottage, Tool Shed, Wool Hall,…

Walcha Pioneer Cottage and Museum complex houses a variety of historical buildings dating back to the 1860s.

Amongst the buildings are the Museum, the Pioneer Cottage, Tool Shed, Wool Hall, Blacksmith's Shop, and a hangar with a Tiger Moth Aircraft which was owned by the Royal Australian Air Force, and later East West Airlines.

Exhibits include military history, family memorabilia, Aboriginal artefacts, historical photos, wool industry equipment, rare tools and early household items.

Pioneer Cottage and Museum welcomes coach, RV and school groups also by appointment.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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