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  1. Great Cobar Heritage Centre

    The Great Cobar Heritage Centre is the former Administration Building (circa 1910) of the Great Cobar Copper Mine. The centre captures the essence of Cobar, housing an outstanding collection of exhibits which date from the early 1870s to th…

  2. Cobar Heritage Walk

    The Cobar Heritage Walk starts at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre. Walkers should allow about an hour to complete the walk, which takes in most of Cobar's points of interest and many of its historic buildings. A detailed map showing the th…

  3. Great Cobar Copper Mine

    Founded as the Great Cobar Copper Mining Co in 1870, it was one of the largest mining and processing operations in the world at the time. The Great Cobar Mine situated on a slight ridge and facing West over the Cobar township, would have be…

  4. Cobar Miners Heritage Park

    Just over the road from the Great Cobar Heritage Centre, the park was completed in August 2002 to commemorate the miners who lost their lives in Cobar mines. Some of the objects which can be viewed at the park are: a two metre bronze scu…

  5. Great Western Hotel

    The Great Western Hotel is a family friendly establishment located in the town of Cobar. The hotel offers bar facilities and dining facilities open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, with a coffee shop also open seven days a week, and …

  6. Peak Gold Mines

    Eight kilometres South of Cobar, on the Kidman Way, is the site of Peak Gold Mines. The original Peak Gold Mine was opened in 1896 and in 1906 was purchased by the Great Cobar Copper Mining Co. At this time, underground mining only proceede…

  7. The Kidman Way

    Travelling along the Kidman Way you will witness changing landscape, meet characters and enjoy a relaxing journey. The Kidman Way touring route takes you through the heart of NSW, taking in Jerilderie in the south to Barringun in the north.…