Broken Hill Attractions

Attractions in Broken Hill

Perhaps the most well known town in Outback NSW, Broken Hill has justifiably earned its mantle as the pre-eminent mining town of the region. Its also home to a thriving arts community and numerous outback adventures await for all those who make their way to Broken Hill.

Broken Hill serves as a living museum with monuments and heritage buildings that are steeped in history. There are a multitude of things to see and do in Broken Hill; Broken Hill offers mining tours and museums. For creatives, many established artists call Broken Hill home and have their work prominently displayed in over 30 galleries in town.

There’s a golf club in town which has seen nine iron enthusiasts flock to the SIlver city. The national park in the area also has a magical quality and the memories will stick with you long after you’ve departed. For a quick bite, you can’t go wrong with Bell’s Milk Bar which features sodas and milkshakes that are famous across the land. Art deco shopfronts welcome customers straight out of a bygone age, and there are monuments all over town that pay tribute to all the men and women of the previous generation that have contributed to what Broken Hill has become today.

Few places in the world can offer the opportunity to have one foot on an urban boundary and the other in red dessert, but Broken Hill can. Of course, you can always just bask in the glorious outback and create your own adventure. The possibilities are endless in Broken Hill.

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  1. Afghan Mosque

    Afghan Mosque

    The mosque is situated on the site of the former 'camel camp' where Afghan and Indian camel drivers loaded and unloaded their camel teams, from the earliest days of Broken Hill. It was constructed...

  2. Bush 'n' Beyond Studio Gallery

    Bush 'n' Beyond Studio Gallery

    Come and visit Wendy Martin and Ian Lewis' inspiring art gallery in the main street of Broken Hill, Bush 'n' Beyond Studio Gallery. The gallery features original art, prints, souvenirs and gift...

  3. The Homestead Gallery

    The Homestead Gallery

    "When I am not painting I am usually painting with my mind's eye, observing people, objects, colours and movements, framing everything that has the potential to find its way onto my canvas....

  4. Julie Hart Gallery

    Julie Hart Gallery

    Julie Hart has become recognised as a vibrant landscape artist, with unlimited potential in her field, who is not only able to create and capture a surreal depth of image, but also a perception of...

  5. Stephen's Creek Reservoir

    Stephen's Creek Reservoir

    Stephen's Creek Weir is located 17 kilometres from Broken Hill on the Barrier Highway. In the past, water shortages were always a problem and the long standing indifference of Sydney governments to...

  6. Outback Astronomy

    Outback Astronomy

    Hang out with the stars while in Broken Hill. Enjoy a personalised night sky show from the comfort of a reclined chair under the vast Outback sky. You'll be enchanted and amazed by this stargazing...

  7. The Living Desert and Sculptures

    The Living Desert and Sculptures

    Within the Living Desert Reserve are two must see major attractions - the sculptures and the flora and fauna sanctuary.

    The Sculptures comprise 12 sandstone artworks which...

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