National Wool Museum opening hours and more

When planning your visit we have information to help including opening hours, entry fees, getting here and more.

Important notice

The National Wool Museum is temporarily closed as of 6 August 2020, in line with the Victorian Government’s Stage 3 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions.

We appreciate your support and look forward to reopening when circumstances allow. For regular updates and to stay in-touch with us subscribe to our mailing and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

For the latest information about COVID-19 we recommend visiting the Department of Health and Human Service's coronavirus (COVID-19) page.

Museum operating hours

The National Wool Museum is open at the following times:

Day Time
Monday to Friday 10:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 3:00pm

Shop operating hours

Day Time
Monday to Sunday 10:00am to 3:00pm
(Museum and Shop closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday)

Entry fees

Type 2019-2020 fees Additional Information
Adult $10
Concession $8
Child $6
Family $30 2 adults and up to 4 children
Group admission $8 per person, for 15+ people
Schools $5 per student

Please note:

  • There is no fee to enter and browse the Shop
  • Payment types accepted include:
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Union Pay
    • Cheque
    • EFTPOS and
    • Travellers Cheque

Note: a 0.59 percent surcharge will apply to credit cards and contactless transactions.


The Museum is located at the corner of Moorabool and Brougham Streets in the heart of central Geelong, one block from the waterfront and a ten minute walk from the Geelong Railway Station.

26 Moorabool Street, Geelong
Melways Ref: 401 H6


Surrounding the National Wool Museum is a range of short and long term parking options, including two disabled parks and two loading zones directly in front of the Museum.

Bus parking

Bus parking is available directly in front of the Museum on Moorabool Street.

Travelling by rail

V/Line operate trains daily from Melbourne Southern Cross to Geelong. The train station is an easy ten minute walk from the Museum.

Visit the V/Line website or contact 136 196 for timetable and ticketing information.


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.

Guided tours

The Museum is designed for self-guiding and our friendly volunteers are on hand throughout the Museum to answer your questions. Free guided tours can be arranged for pre-booked groups or you can explore on your own using our Visitors Guide.

Special interest

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 and refreshments in the Dennys Kitchen.

Page last updated: Wednesday, 5 August 2020