Public Art in Forbes

Somewhere Down the Lachlan Sculpture Trail

Sydney's renowned Sculpture by The Sea exhibition was the inspiration for this permanent art trail, which is being currently expanded with the goal of completion in 2022. Once finished the trail will track 100km...

Bakery in Forbes


The freshly baked bread aroma brings in the crowds — then the extensive menu (which spans everything from cakes and pies to wraps and egg-based dishes) keeps them here. There are a few cosy nooks as well as a...

Museum in Forbes

Forbes & District Historical Museum

This little museum houses an interesting collection of local artefacts, photographs and memorabilia, including a wide range of historic farm machinery and equipment. Its key exhibit explores the life of Ben Hall,...

Nature Reserve in Forbes

Gum Swamp Bird Hide

This wildlife sanctuary located 4km out of town is a haven for birds — and bird watchers. The number of bird species that call the wetlands home fluctuates with the seasons, but you can generally expect to see...

Museum in Forbes

McFeeters Motor Museum

Forbes' main attraction is this fun motor museum that kids and big kids alike will enjoy, showcasing a meticulously preserved private collection of motor vehicles dating from 1905 to 1999. There's an information...

Italian in Forbes

Aglio e Olio

Enjoy wood-fired pizza, pasta and homestyle Italian cooking, with a frequently changing blackboard menu at this cafe by day, restaurant by night.