Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, Lilydale

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On the edge of Melbourne and at the gateway to the glorious Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

The new Yarra Ranges Regional Museum is a stunning architectural blend of an historic 1889 building and an innovative modern extension. Located next to Melba Park in Lilydale, Victoria - less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne – the Museum preserves and showcases the unique cultural heritage of the Yarra Ranges region. Through a range of exhibitions, events and public programs we invite you to explore, create and connect with the ongoing story of this region.
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  • Great collection of drawings and insights into making of Hairy McLary. Interesting details about life of Arabella Slapcabbage otherwise known as Lynley Dodd’s. Everyone loves her books and it was...  more »
  • I’ve visited this museum before and brought overseas visitors to the town and to have a look at the latest exhibit of “Dream Retirement”. We really enjoyed it and the permanent exhibit about the...  more »
  • The exhibit of Oscar Wilde's 'The Nightingale and the Rose' was fantastic. A beautiful old building and informative staff. Thanks :)
  • Very nice museum. Smaller than I expected, especially the science on the move which was only one room, but did keep the kids entertained for a decent amount of time. I did like the clipboards with colouring activity sheets upstairs and a range of crayons pencils and markers to choose from.

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