Project Diary - Museum Upgrade

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October 2018

The detailed design stage of the redevelopment will commence after a resolution by Councillors in the 29 October meeting to accept the successful tenderer.

Note: The site will be closed from 29 January 2019. Visitors are reminded that the Museum’s Historic Council Chambers site will remain open.

Video: Architectural concept showing the revamped outdoor display areas which will be incorporated into the upgrade of Museum of the Riverina's Botanic Gardens site.

September 2018

Passers by will see more than 50 metres of mesh wrapped around the site's fence.

Work has begun in the outdoor display areas of the museum. With landscaping works set to begin in early 2019, many of the display objects will need to be moved into safe temporary storage over coming months.

The below preliminary concept depicts terraced walkways carved into the hillside, enabling safe and easy access of the museum's outdoor display areas.

Specialist outdoor displays will showcase some of the more significant items from the museum's collection of agricultural innovations.

Landscape Plan

Image: Detail from the initial landscape plan showing terracing of outdoor display area. The site boundary at the bottom of image runs parallel to Lord Baden Powell Drive.

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