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.
The Heroes, Larrikins and Visionaries of Broken Hill Walk is a 1.7 kilometre, easy walk from the Railway Station to Billy Goat Hill. Stroll through some of the city's most diverse and interesting ...www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au
A rare sight in the middle of the outback - a beautiful park with a lake, big grassed areas and an adventure playground for the kids.
Relax in the shade of a tree, have a picnic or a stroll...
Mutawintji National Park is a special place; you can feel it when you're there. You may not be able to quite put your finger on what it is, but this place will remain with you long after you leave...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/mutawintji-national-park
Eric McCormick is one of Broken Hill's foremost landscape painters. He has created a purpose built gallery displaying works in a variety of mediums, but specialising in oil and pastel. Eric McCormick'...www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au/eric-mccormick-gallery1/
This is actually more than four museums for the price of one: the Broken Hill Migrant Museum, the Hospital Museum, the Ron Carter Transport Pavilion and the Triple Chance Mineral Collection. It is als...
Visit the Spirit of the Outback Studio Gallery to get your art fix. Jenny Cattonar is the resident artist. She specialises in portraits, flora and fauna, and the surreal.
Born in Genoa, Ital...
6km (return) - 3 hour (each way) - Hard difficulty
Also known as Sunset Ridge trail, it's a spectacular hike if you're into rugged scenery and enjoy a challenging walk. Very steep in sections...
The Mulga Hill Tavern caters for meetings, functions, or dinner parties, and offers an extensive menu with weekly specials board.
The Mulga offers a large variety of beers on tap, espresso co...