Attractions

Top Choice Monument in Broken Hill

Living Desert Sculpture Symposium

A striking range of work on a hilltop northwest of town was created in 1993 by 12 international sculptors. They were responding to the limitless landscape, using some 52 tonnes of Wilcannia sandstone, borrowing the …
Top Choice Museum in Broken Hill

Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum

This iconic Australian institution has a visitor centre at the airport. There are stirring displays and stories of health innovation and derring-do in the service of those who live and work in remote places (note: t…
Top Choice Gallery in Broken Hill

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

This impressive gallery is housed in the beautifully restored Sully's Emporium from 1885. It's the oldest regional gallery in NSW and holds 1800 works in its permanent collection. Artists featured include Australian…
National Park in Broken Hill

Mutawintji National Park

This exceptional 690-sq-km park some 163km from Broken Hill, lies in the Byngnano Range – the eroded and sculptured remains of a 400-million-year-old seabed. Its stunning gorges and rockpools teem with wildlife, and…
Mine in Broken Hill

Day Dream Mine

The first mines were walk-in, pick-and-shovel horrors. For an eye-opening experience, tour this historic mine (dating from the 1880s) where you squeeze down the steps with your helmet-light quivering on your head. S…
Memorial in Broken Hill

Line of Lode Miners Memorial

Teetering atop the silver skimp dump is this moving memorial with memorable views. It houses the impressively stark Cor-Ten steel memorial to the 900 miners who have died since Broken Hill first became a mining town…
National Park in Broken Hill

Kinchega National Park

There are three well-marked driving trails through this park surrounding the Menindee Lakes: the River Drive (20km), Lake Drive (18km) and Woolshed Drive (6.5km). Accommodation is available at the shearers' quarters…
Gallery in Broken Hill

Pro Hart Gallery

Kevin 'Pro' Hart (1928–2006) was a former miner and is widely considered one of outback Australia's premier painters. His iconic work is spread over three storeys, his studio has been re-created, and there's a fasci…
Landmark in Broken Hill

Mundi Mundi Lookout

The road beyond Silverton becomes isolated and the horizon is vast. Just 5km from town, this lookout, a glorified roadside dust-mound at the highest point as far as the eye can see, affords the kind of views that se…
Museum in Broken Hill

Mad Max 2 Museum

This is probably the last thing you expect to find out here, on the edge of nowhere: an eclectic collection of original Mad Max movie props and paraphernalia, housed in a desert setting that once painted the actual …