The Henry Parkes Centre

The Henry Parkes Centre is a modern tourism complex and cultural precinct located on the northern side of town, incorporating 4 museums and the Parkes Visitor Information Centre: Parkes Visitor Information Centre The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit Parkes Motor Museum Moat Cottage Replica Henry Parkes Museum Antique Machinery Collection Call into the Visitor Information Centre

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Molong Museum

The Molong museum is housed in a delightful stone building on the corner of Riddell & Gidley Streets and was built in 1860 as a hotel.  It was then called “The Golden Fleece”.  It is known that a rubble mason and also his son lived in Molong at that time and were responsible for several

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Dundullimal Homestead

A visit to the National Trust’s Dubbo property, Dundullimal is a special experience which allows visitors to step back into rural life in the early colony. Its story is one of amazing endeavour and vision, evidenced in the creation of a finely crafted, albeit rustic home, which has survived in near original condition at a

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Boorowa and District Historical Society and Museum

Do you love Edwardian fashion or have an interest in the wool industry? At the Boorowa Museum there’s something for everyone. The Boorowa Museum is housed in the old George Patterson Store, a pise building constructed in 1882. Since its construction, the building has been used for several enterprises including an undertaking business. The Museum

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Heritage Cottage

Orange and District Historical Society was formed in 1949 and provides a focus for gathering and display of historical information and artefacts. ODHS is focused on the collection, identification and display of historical items from the Orange District. A small number of the Society meet every Wednesday at the Heritage Cottage at 148 March Street

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Narromine Aviation Museum

Living stories on one of Australia’s truly historic aerodromes. Come and see the fascinating story of nearly a century of aviation in the Narromine region, as told through photographs, records, artefacts and aircraft. The displays are divided into three eras: 1916-39: The time of the ‘barnstormers’. What is now Australia’s oldest regional aero club hosted such

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Young Historical Museum

At the Young Historical Museum you will discover the history of the Burrangong goldfields and the contributions of the many miners and their families who came from all over the world to make Young what it is today. While it was gold that attracted people in 1860, it was the rich soil that encouraged them

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Oxley Museum

Oxley Museum is managed by members of the Wellington Historical Society who work on a volunteer basis.   The collection reflects the European settlement of Wellington and its district and features a Chinese room, a Military room, Trades and Commercial room, Medical room and a room with a display of costumes. Several rooms on the

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Grenfell Museum

Grenfell Museum is housed in the renovated School of Arts building built in 1896. The museum houses a large collection of local history in the form of documents, photographs and static displays. The Museum has almost completed the cataloguing of its collection of approximately 4000 photographs and will shortly launch a new exhibit on bushranging

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Lake Cargelligo & District Historical Society & Museum

The Lake Cargelligo Museum is a keeping place for History & Memorabilia of the town and district. The main hall of the Museum was the old Curlew Hall, which was originally located 16km from the town, where dances and all types of functions were held. The museum was established in 1967 and hall was moved

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Henry Parkes Museum

Hello fellow Museum enthusiasts. How would you like to visit one of the biggest Country Museums in NSW? We were officially opened by Sir Henry Parkes’s son Cobden in 1969. The second part of our Museum was opened in 1973 when we began collecting our Antique Machinery collection. Our two collections have 20 000 items

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Orange RSL Museum

The Orange RSL Museum commemorates servicemen from the region and the contribution they made to Australia. It pays special attention to the life of Sir Neville Reginald Howse, the first Australian soldier to be awarded the VC.  Howse, originally from England was a trained doctor and settled in Orange in 1899. When serving at the

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Cottage Museum, Rylstone

The Rylstone and District Historical Society precinct is located in the main street of Rylstone and consists of the Cottage Museum, the Thyme Out Community Garden and the handsome heritage listed Bridge View Inn. The Rylstone district was explored soon after the settlement of Bathurst in 1818. In search of good grazing land, explorers pushed

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Gulgong Pioneers Museum

Our museum is run by volunteers as members of the Gulgong Historical Society Inc, with a management committee and people who specialize in conservation and information management. We believe the most significant items in our collection are our buildings. We have three original relocated buildings, and an original in situ streetscape. These buildings capture the

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Kandos Museum

Kandos is the town that made the cement that made Sydney. Established by the cement works in 1914, Kandos thrived as a modern 20th century town in a spectacular rural setting. With the cement works closing in 2013, Kandos Museum has a vital role in preserving the town’s industrial and social history. The museum is

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Mudgee Museum

The Mudgee Museum tells the story of the Mudgee area through its collection of approximately 60,000 items.  The collection is displayed in several buildings on site which include a mid-nineteenth century hotel, an early twentieth century church, and a replica of a slab hut.  For those with an interest in family history or with questions

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Eskbank House and Museum

Eskbank House was built on Wiradjuri land by Alexander Binning for Thomas Brown in 1842. It has been at the heart of Lithgow’s history including the mining and iron industries. In 1966 it was opened as one of the first house museums in NSW. The museum houses the Bracey Furniture Collection, the Nationally Significant Lithgow

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Gilgandra Rural Museum

Being open every day of the week gives you ample opportunity to see our extensive and exciting range of agricultural plant and machinery, including the famous Howard Rotary Hoe, as well as many historic household and general items from bygone days. Historic buildings including the Tooraweenah Police Gaol and the Uargon Subsidised School which are

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Forbes Historical Museum

Forbes Historical Museum is housed in the 1878 in Osborne Hall–the once thriving dance hall of the Osborne Hotel. The Museum houses a large display of historic machinery including an Ivel tractor. Showcased is an array of objects including Aboriginal artefacts, furniture, tools, clothing and household wares along with a large selection of historical photographs.

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Old Dubbo Gaol

Where History comes to life. Step inside the walls of our 19th century prison where visitors will wander at the heritage detail, and despair at the brutality of colonial prison life. Our Male Cell Division will draw you into the solitary walls where the sounds and stories leave you with a sense of loneliness for

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