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Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place

03 5150 0737

Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place is a museum housing a vast collection of artifacts, art and information where visitors can learn about the history, heritage and culture of Aboriginal East Gippsland. The displays feature shields with traditional markings, boomerangs, bark canoes, grass baskets, videos and an exhibition of contemporary aboriginal art.

Importantly, the Keeping Place provides testament to the incredible wealth of culture, heritage and tradition that abounds across the lands of the Gunnai/Kurnai people of Gippsland. It highlights the significant, yet often ignored history of this country,dating back for many thousands of generations.

It provides the opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of the true history, and the true value of Australia's Indigenous cultures. The Keeping Place also provide personalised tours for school groups and organisations and is a highlight of any East Gippsland visit.

Content: Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place

Price & booking

Cost

Type Entry cost
Adult
Pensioner/senior card holders $3.50, Adults $6 and Family entry per Medicare card $15.
$3.50 - $15.00
Child
Children under 16 years $4. Children not of school age free.
Free - $4.00

More info

Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Interpretive centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
Opening hours:
  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Memberships:
  • Museums Australia
  • Visitor Information Centre
Accessibility:

  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance