Let us help you plan your visit to the Museum.
Museum operating hours
The National Wool Museum is open at the following times:
|Seven days a week
|10:00am to 5:00pm
Shop operating hours
|Monday to Sunday
|10:00am to 5:00pm
|(Museum and Shop closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday)
|2 adults and up to 4 children
|per person, for 15+ people (must be pre-booked)
- There is no fee to enter and browse the Museum Shop
- Payment types accepted include:
- Union Pay
- EFTPOS and
- Travellers Cheque
Note: a 0.25 percent surcharge will apply to credit cards and contactless transactions.
The National Wool Museum is located at 26 Moorabool Street in the heart of central Geelong, one block from the waterfront and a ten minute walk from the Geelong Railway Station.
Bus parking is available directly in front of the National Wool Museum on Moorabool Street.
Travelling by Train
V/Line operate trains daily from Melbourne Southern Cross to Geelong. The train station is an easy ten minute walk from the National Wool Museum.
Visit the V/Line website or contact 136 196 for timetable and ticketing information.
Travelling by car
60 minutes from Melbourne CBD or a 30 minute drive from Torquay, Great Ocean Road.
Metered parking is on Moorabool Street, Brougham Street and Eastern Beach Road.
The Civic Car Park located on Gheringhap Street opposite the Town Hall offers parking Monday to Thursday from 7:30am to 6:00pm, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 7:30am to midnight (free parking after 6:00pm on Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday).
Travelling by Ferry
The Museum is fully accessible at street entry, there are ramps to every level.
Accessible parking is located immediately in front of the Museum.
Accessible toilets are located on each level.
The National Wool Museum is designed for self-guided tours and our friendly volunteers are on hand throughout the Museum to answer your questions. Guided tours can be arranged for pre-booked groups:
Contact us to book your group visit.
Personalised tours can be arranged for special interest groups and study tours by our Education Officer.
Length of visit
We suggest a minimum of 90 minutes to tour the Museum.
Allow extra time to visit the Museum Shop.