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Top 10

It's impossible to narrow the list of things to see and do in the Bathurst region. Different towns offer different experience types, as do the changing seasons. To help you develop your own shortlist, we've come up with a top 10 of some of the most popular attractions to assist you with planning your next visit.

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Bathurst Explorer Bus

See all of Australia's oldest inland European settlement has to offer. Hop on, hop off at all the major attractions. Museums, parks, gardens, historical buildings, river walks, shopping and more... Your pass is valid for 48 hours. Save 25% by adding an All Museum Pass when purchasing your Explorer Bus ticket. You'll have entry to the Aust...

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Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

BRAG's exhibition program includes surveys of local artists such as Mandurrama based Mandy Martin and Hill End based Luke Sciberras, touring exhibitions such as the AGNSW's Brett Whiteley: West of the Divide and the Jam Factory's Glass and cutting edge self-generated exhibitions such as Wiradjuri artist Jonathan Jones' guwiinyguliya yirgabiyi ngay ...

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Mayfield Garden

Inspired by the great gardens of Europe and owned by the Hawkins family, Mayfield Garden (open 363 days of the year) and The Hawkins’ Family Garden, together, cover more than 64 hectares (160 acres).

While the garden represents one family’s dream, the garden is designed to be enjoyed by people from near and far for generations to come. Nu...

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4

Abercrombie House

Abercrombie House, a heritage treasure of the region and private home of the Morgan family, is open on many days during the year for guided tours and self-guided tours. The heritage experience includes the 50 room Scottish-baronial mansion of the 1870's; exhibitions, displays, collections, grounds and gardens, outbuildings and property walks around...

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5

National Motor Racing Museum

The National Motor Racing Museum (NMRM) is a unique Australian attraction located beside the famous international Mount Panorama motor racing circuit.

The Museum offers for public viewing, a range of race cars, cycles, trophies, photographs, posters, special exhibits and memorabilia of Australian motor racing.(br)Videos are continuously shown of ...

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Bathurst Aquatic Centre

The Bathurst Aquatic Centre is a community facility proudly operated by Belgravia Leisure on behalf of the Bathurst Regional Council. The Centre features a heated outdoor 50m Olympic pool, 25m indoor heated pool, as well as a leisure pool incorporating a toddler's area, lazy river and pebble beach. Spa, steam, sauna and cafe facilities available.

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Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum

Billions of years in the making, this world class museum allows you to explore the natural history of our planet. In our unique fossil and mineral galleries you can travel through time, experiencing the wonder of ancient specimens that have been uncovered from deep within the earth! Situated in the heart of Bathurst, the Australian Fossil and Mine...

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8

Ash's Speedway Museum

The museum is the largest collection of speedway memories in the Southern Hemisphere. Large collection of Bathurst "Bluey Wilkinson" first Australian champion in World 1932. The collection includes items from the 1920's and from all over the world. Speedway in Bathurst dates back to the 1920's, with many speedway stars originating from Bathurst and...

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Bathurst Goldfields

With over 37 years' experience, Bathurst Goldfields celebrates the period of Australian history and development from the 1850's. Opening Hours - Please phone ahead for tour & panning times. Bathurst Goldfields and Education Centre is located on Conrod Straight, Mount Panorama. The Bathurst Goldfields run gold history tours with Blacksmith shop.

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History Hill

Two kilometres on the Bathurst side of Hill End you'll find History Hill Museum, with over 10,000 rare and unusual artefacts from the goldfields of the 1800s as well as 175 metres of underground working to explore, completing the gold rush experience. The museum reflects all that was on the land of the goldfields during the time of a gold rush. Gol...

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