Attractions

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…
Landmark in Bathurst

Mt 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…
National Park in Bathurst

Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve

Off the beaten track, some 70km southwest of Bathurst, this picturesque National Park is known for its impressive limestone caves, including one of the world’s largest natural tunnels, the Grand Arch. Waterfalls, a …
Historic Building in Bathurst

Abercrombie House

This astonishing Tudor Gothic confection and 52-room mansion lies 7km northwest of Bathurst town centre. Admission to the heritage-listed private home is by self-guided tour. The house and gardens frequently hosts s…
Museum in Bathurst

National Motor Racing Museum

With a focus on the history of Mt Panorama and the Bathurst 1000, this museum at the base of Mt Panorama celebrates the achievements of Australian motor racing and features plenty of souped-up hot rods to get you al…
Historic Building in Bathurst

Chifley Home

Ben Chifley, Australia's postwar prime minister from 1945 to 1949, lived in Bathurst, and the modest Chifley Home is on display, housing interesting exhibits.
Museum in Bathurst

Bathurst Historical Society Museum

Housed in the east wing of Bathurst's stunning courthouse (1880), you'll find this small but interesting local-history museum and archives. It's worth a visit to check out the glorious building alone: local myth has…
Gallery in Bathurst

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

This little gallery with a brilliant acronym has a dynamic collection of work, featuring local artists as well as touring exhibitions.