Bellingen Museum

Mid-North Coast

Enthusiastic volunteers run this odd collection of local ephemera: old photos, cameras, clothes, tools etc.

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Nearby Mid-North Coast attractions

1. Bellingen Island

0.39 MILES

This little semi-attached island on the Bellinger River (it's only completely cut off when the river is in flood) is home to a huge colony of grey-headed…

2. Dorrigo Rainforest Centre & Skywalk

11.79 MILES

The 119-sq-km Dorrigo National Park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area and home to a huge diversity of vegetation and more than 120…

3. Dangar Falls

14.18 MILES

Around 2km north from the town centre of Dorrigo is the lovely Dangar Falls, a 30m cascade waterfall with a small viewing platform, a picnic area and a…

4. Main Beach

14.5 MILES

Nambucca Heads' only patrolled beach has life guards on duty during the summer holidays, and on weekends from October to April. Dolphins can sometimes be…

5. Headland Historical Museum

14.55 MILES

Above Main Beach, this little museum has local-history exhibits, including a collection of more than 1000 photos.

6. Beilbys Beach

14.72 MILES

The secluded northern extension of Shelly Beach is wide and sandy, and good for surfing.

7. V-Wall

15.03 MILES

For decades residents and holidaymakers have decorated the rocks of Nambucca's breakwater with vivacious multicoloured artwork, and with notes to lovers,…

8. Shelly Beach

15.05 MILES

To reach the sheltered tide pools of pretty Shelly Beach, head down the road from Captain Cook Lookout.