Science & Technology Attractions
Museum and Tours in NSW
In NSW's regional areas, you can learn about everything from mining to fossils to the future of sustainability. Or, simply take the family to a museum and let the kids loose at a range of interactive exhibits!
You'll also find lots of science and technology tours to keep the whole family happy throughout NSW's country regions. Discover the Milky Way through powerful telescopes and play ‘astro' mini golf . Or, check out the only dinosaur fossil site in Australia at Lightning Ridge. Crystal, mining and railway museums are all on offer, too.
Learn about the science of minerals and explore the history of our planet in NSW's Broken Hill, which features many hands-on exhibits and interesting facts about mining in the region.
The Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum displays minerals, gems and interesting props regarding mining in Broken Hill and the town's special gift of minerals. This museum is not a static co...www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au/explore-and-discover/mining-attractions/albert-kersten-mining-and-minerals-museum/
Billabong Blue is a Sapphire Fossicking Park on private property which is located 22 kilometres from Inverell.
Enjoy a day out fossicking for an Inverell Sapphire, or take advantage of the p...
Bulli Black Diamond Museum Heritage Centre is located at the 1887 State Heritage listed Bulli Railway Station. Also on display is South Bulli Mine's No.2 steam locomotive (c.1888) - used until the...blackdiamondheritagecentrebulli.wordpress.com/about/
Located just outside the small town of Nerrigundah, Coman's Mine is an interesting part of the region's goldmining history.
In the 1880s, E J (Ned) Coman mortgaged his property to fi...
Tailor Made Fish Farms is a unique aquaculture and hydroponics operation providing live barramundi to Sydney restaurants. Established 17 years ago, using award winning and internationally recognised r...www.cookabarra.com
Coona Astro Ventures, provides day time solar observing, evening telescope viewing and night sky tours for bus groups, schools and the public in Coonabarabran and Baradine.
They offer, as par...
Fort Bourke Hill stands to the east of the Cobar township and rising to 300 metres above sea level, it affords the visitor a wonderful vista of the Cobar landscape. See the open pit and entrance to th...