Top Choice Museum in Bathurst

Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum

Don't let the dry name fool you – this place is a treasure chest full of wonder. It's home to the internationally renowned Somerville Collection: rare fossils, plus gemstones and minerals in every colour of the rain…
Art Gallery in Bathurst

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

The gallery has a dynamic collection of work, featuring local artists as well as exciting touring exhibitions.
Historic Building in Bathurst


This 1880 building is the most impressive of Bathurst's historical structures. Its east wing houses the small Historical Museum.
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Historical Museum

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 Appea…
Museum in Bathurst

National Motor Racing Museum

Sits at the base of Mt Panorama and celebrates all things motor sports.
Historic Building in Bathurst

Chifley Home

Ben Chifley, prime minister from 1945 to 1949, lived in Bathurst, and the modest Chifley Home is on display. There's also an education centre.
Historic Building in Bathurst

Abercrombie House

This astonishing Tudor Gothic confection and 52-room mansion, north of the town centre, is one of Bathurst's more impressive structures. Take Durham St heading northwest then follow the signs.
Landmark in Bathurst

Mount Panorama

Rev-heads will enjoy the 6.2km Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit, venue for the epic Bathurst 1000 V8 race each October (which sees crowds of up to 200,000). It's a public road, so you can drive around the circuit…