Historical Attractions in Central NSW - NSW

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Bathurst Goldfields

Originally an army camp, the current Bathurst Goldfields site was named Karringal Village. In 1964, 30 acres of land was donated by Mrs McPhillamy to the Church of England Bathurst Diocese and Bathurst City Council.

Bradman`s Birthplace

Bradman's birthplace is open to the public seven days a week from 9.00am to 5.00pm except Good Friday & Christmas Day.

Granny Scholz, the mid-wife who delivered "The greatest batsman the world has ever known" Sir Donald Bradman on 27th August 1908, operated a small private hospital in the front room of the building at 89 Adams Street.

The building was refurbished in 1991, and now his birthplace has been lovingly restored with the official opening on 23rd October 1992.

The birthplace cottage contains memorabilia of Sir Don, of cricket and of the Cootamundra district.

Admission to the Birthplace is $3.00 for adults and children under 16 are free.

The Birthplace is open 7 days a week. and is only closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Cooma Cottage

The Cooma Cottage, built in 1835, functions as a house museum and features an exhibition on the life and achievements of the famous Australian explorer Hamilton Hume.

Dog On The Tucker Box

Situated at Snake Gully 5 miles, 8.5kms north of Gundagai along the Hume Hwy. The Dog On The Tuckerbox Kiosk ia open 7 days a week sells hot food and refreshments as well as a variety of Dog souvenirs and gifts. It offers peaceful picnic areas and plenty of parking, public toilets.

Historic Houses Trust The Rocks

The Susannah Place Museum, a place in The Rocks, is available for guided tours on weekends 10am to 5pm, and daily in January and NSW school holidays.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout

Come and see the fantastic views of the city, the harbour and the world famous icon - the Sydney Harbour Bridge!

The Gunnadoo Gold Mine

Experience the workings of an operating gold mine, which has been working since the 1880's and recapture part of Australia's historic past by panning for gold, or by taking a historical walking tour of the goldfields.

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