Leuralla NSW Toy & Railway Museum

Set in 5 hectares of historic gardens overlooking the Jamison Valley, the NSW Toy and Railway Museum is a must see on any trip to the Blue Mountains. Housed in a historic house dating from 1912, the museum offers a wonderful glimpse into family life in the mountains in the 1920s to 1950s, complete with

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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Welcome to The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah – Australia’s premier cool-climate botanic garden. Perfectly situated in the world heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains of New South Wales and with sweeping vistas over the mountains and more than 40,000 native, exotic and rare plants, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is a dream to visit at any

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Woodford Academy

The Woodford Academy, a National Trust Property, is the oldest complex of colonial buildings in the Blue Mountains and is of state heritage significance. Built originally as an Inn in the 1830s, the property has had a multi-layered history, also operating over the years as a gentleman’s residence, guest house, boarding house and from 1907-1936

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The Glen Museum

The Glen (formerly the Charlie Pinch Museum) is a privately owned collection and museum developed and fostered by the late Charlie Pinch and his partner the late Valerie Risby. The collection focuses on the history of Portland and is a source of community pride – a well presented collection of the district’s history.

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Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Located on the site of the 1914 railway roundhouse in the lower Blue Mountains of NSW, the Museum has a focus on the fascinating history of the main western line. Many of the unique exhibits, both large and small, showcase the special relationship between the Depot and the community, and reveal the important role it

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Everglades House & Gardens

The National Trust brings Australia’s heritage alive at Everglades Gardens. Drawing from the great traditions of European landscape design as well as the unique Blue Mountains bushland, Everglades will charm with its grace and beauty. Constructed in the 1930s by Danish-born landscape gardener Paul Sorensen in conjuction with owner Henri van de Velde, Everglades gardens

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Tarella Cottage Museum

This cottage was built by John McLaughlin, Sydney solicitor and Member of the Legislative Assembly, in 1890 as a holiday cottage for his family of four children to escape the heat of Sydney summers. His daughter Beryl McLaughlin was the benefactor of the Society, leaving Tarella and the land to the Society on her death

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Norman Lindsay Gallery and Museum

Discover the work of an illustrious local – visit the Norman Lindsay Gallery and its landscaped Roman-style gardens! Once the home of artist and writer Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) this sandstone cottage and extensive grounds, located at 14 Norman Lindsay Cres Faulconbridge, is now a gallery run by the National Trust, displaying the artist’s impressive practice

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Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park

The Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park presents the industrial history of the New South Wales Western Coalfield. We weave stories of the people who have been the backbone of the region’s mining industry for over 150 years around the tools and artefacts they used. Learn of the dangers of coalmining and comradeship of miners and

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Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

Showcasing Australia’s industrial history. The history of the Lithgow Small Arms Factory is about people – their aspirations, disappointments, and achievements, the economic and social hardships endured, the influence of our British heritage on Australia in the early 1900s, and sheer human stubbornness. It is also about the introduction of new technologies into the emerging

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Mount Victoria and District Historical Society Museum

This amazing museum is set in sixteen rooms of the heritage listed 1868 Mount Victoria Railway Station. It is part of the railway to the west which was built across the rough terrain of the Blue Mountains. A display to commemorate the bicentenary of the crossing of the Blue Mountains has sketches, paintings and artefacts

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Turkish Bath Museum

Visiting the Turkish Bath Museum is a unique experience. Located in the grounds of the Wynstay Estate then known as Yarrawa, the property was the first to be established in Mt Wilson in 1875. The Turkish Bath is excellent example of late Victorian architecture with polychrome brickwork and Italianate details. Built by Richard Wynne; first

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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Located in the heart of Katoomba the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre encompasses the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery, Katoomba Library and Into the Blue, an interactive exhibition that explores the history and natural landscape of the Blue Mountains.  Visitors can also enjoy the viewing platform that takes in stunning panoramic vistas of Katoomba and the

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