White's Mineral Art and Living Mining Museum

Go underground (without going under) to see crushed mineral collage artworks depicting mining equipment past and present, legend of Sturts Desert Pea, local historical buildings and landscapes.

Bushy White was born in Broken Hill in 1943 and spent 26 years working on the local mines. Experiencing mining, comradeship with mates and being surrounded by the magnificent minerals that are only found, under the "Hill".

Bushy uses these unique minerals to create artworks by crushing them up and applying them to a board using several types of glue.

Other features include mining video, guided tours and mining models for ease of understanding. Minerals for sale, souvenirs, opals, jewellery, dolls and bear display. Tea, coffee and soft drinks available.

Nearby events

  1. Heritage near me | an exhibition of social history

    Tuesday 18 December 2018 to Thursday 28 February 2019 , Broken Hill

    This exhibition Heritage near me draws together social stories of the Lodge Outback Motel going all the way back to its original owner Dr William MacGillivray. The exhibition is a culmination of research that has unveiled narratives,…

    18 Dec - 28 Feb
  2. Broken Hill Community Markets

    Saturday 09 March 2019 to Saturday 09 November 2019 , Broken Hill

    Broken Hill Community Markets occur on the second Saturday morning of each month except in December when they have a Twilight Market after the Christmas Pageant. Regular stalls offer delicious food like freshly cooked sausage and onion…

    09 Mar - 09 Nov
  3. Broken Hill St Patricks Race Day

    Saturday 16 March 2019 , Broken Hill

    The St. Patrick's Race Club becomes "The City in the Outback" during race week with fun throughout the week and on race day it is the place to be and be seen. With ladies and gentlemen in race attire, fun is had by all, either in the…

    16 Mar