The Mid-State Shearing Shed Museum was built in a disused railway goods shed by a group of retired shearers and the people of Nyngan. Their wish was to inform the public of the important contribution ...www.bogan.nsw.gov.au/services-facilities/local-directory?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=152&sobi2Id=207
Arts, culture and heritage
A network of excellent public galleries can be found in regional centres as diverse as Albury, Grafton, Cowra, Newcastle and Moree.
NSW galleries and museums, Aboriginal art, modern art, art tours
Around NSW, local communities celebrate their heritage through arts and cultural events, museums and galleries. Sydney plays host to many museums and galleries and theatre, or if you're heading out into regional NSW, don't forget to check what's on at the small towns and villages across the State.
There are plenty of fascinating stories to unravel in fine public museums which capture moments in history unique to a region or town. Some good examples include the Age of Fishes Museum at Canowindra, the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum at Bathurst, The International Cricket Hall of Fame at Bowral, Shear Outback: Australian Shearers' Hall of Fame at Hay and the Temora Aviation Museum.
Other cultural attractions well worth visiting around NSW include smaller private museums in historic towns with relics of earlier times. You'll also find beautiful galleries showcasing the work of local artists, photographers, and crafts from candles to clayworks and woodturning. Aboriginal cultural experiences include specialist tours and art galleries.
This 1869 Courthouse, in use until 1986, is open for inspection throughout the week. It nestles in a beautiful setting among Heritage Listed Norfolk Island Pines,
The building was designed b...
2.5km (return) - 1 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Starting from Holly Street in North Bendalong, this circuit may only be 2.5km, but walking it will be a rewarding experience as you stroll...