Historical Museum

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Historical Museum information

Bathurst , Australia
adult/child/family $4/2/10
Opening hours
10am-4pm Tue, Wed & Sat, 11am-2pm Sun
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The courthouse (1880), on Russell St, is the most impressive of Bathurst's many interesting old buildings. Local myth has it there was a mix-up of the plans with those intended for India's magnificent Court of Appeals! The court is the central section of the building. In the east wing is the small Historical Museum . Machattie Park , behind the courthouse, was once the site of the jail and is now a pleasant formal park known for its begonias, which flower from late summer to early autumn.