Points of Interest

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Festival of the Fleeces

Since 1990 Merriwa has played host to the annual Festival of the Fleeces every June long weekend.

Established to promote the best of agriculture that Merriwa has to offer with a focus on the history of the Merino Sheep and how this industry shaped a community.

www.festivalofthefleeces.com.au

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Merriwa Markets

The Merriwa markets have been running for a number of years and traditionally have run every third Saturday of the month. Visitors can expect to find a variety of produce and crafts from the local areas.

The markets are run from the corner of Bow and Bettington Street from mid morning through to mid afternoon.

​https://merriwa.nsw.au/attractions/merriwa-markets

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Merriwa Bottle Museum

Merriwa is home to a Bottle Museum. This Museum has a large range of bottles varying in sizes, shapes and colours. Some of these bottles date back to the early 1800′s. The collection is made up of over 5,000 bottles, of which many have been kindly donated by residents of Merriwa.

https://merriwa.nsw.au/attractions/bottle-museum

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Merriwa Railway Society ​

The Merriwa Railway Society is actively restoring the Station and Yard at Merriwa, in the New South Wales Upper Hunter Region.

The society also have a variety of historic pieces on display in the museum occupying the old Station Master's and Ticket Offices.

​https://www.merriwarailwaysocietyinc.org

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Merriwa Railway Society ​

Merriwa's Graincorp silos were recently unveiled revealing a mural depicting the annual Festival of the Fleeces.

Artist David Lee Pereira used over 280 litres of paint to complete the scene. The mural is part of a tourist drive to promote Merriwa and the surrounding areas.

The silo makes for a great spot to take photos and forms part of the ever increasing Silo Art Trail.

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