Must see attractions in Broken Hill

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

  • Mutawintji National Park

    This exceptional 690-sq-km park, 163km from Broken Hill, lies in the Byngnano Range – the eroded and sculptured remains of a 400-million-year-old seabed…

  • Living Desert State Park

    One of the most memorable experiences of Broken Hill is viewing the sunset from the Living Desert Sculpture Symposium, on the highest hilltop 12km from…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Kinchega National Park

    There are three well-marked driving trails through this park surrounding the Menindee Lakes: River Drive (20km), Lake Drive (18km) and Woolshed Drive (6…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Jack Absalom's Gallery

    Born in 1927, Jack Absalom is one of the celebrated 'Brushmen of the Bush', a group of five artists that hailed from Broken Hill (Pro Hart was another…

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    Silver City Mint & Art Centre

    This is home to the Big Picture, an amazing 100m-by-12m diorama of the Broken Hill outback – the work of one painter, completed over two years. It's…

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    Silverton Gaol and Historical Museum

    The 1889 Silverton Gaol once housed 14 cells. Today the museum is a real treasure chest: room after room is crammed full of a century of local life …

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    Silverton School Museum

    The School Museum is a good history pit stop, tracing Silverton's local school from its earliest incarnation in a tent in 1884.