Things to Do | Broken Hill

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Broken Hill iconic places

Looking for Broken Hill iconic places, that unique place that will give you the instagram moment of your holiday. I invite you to come with me and I’ll take you through to my favourite Broken Hill iconic places: Line of Lode, Silverton, Sculptures, Mundi Mundi & Joe Keenan lookout. For the best view of Broken Hill […]

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Learn about Broken Hill history

Learn about Broken Hill history visit these iconic places Broken Hill boasts an incredible story of mining and a life lived underground, a history that has shaped the identity of the town. Just look at the streetscape it speaks for itself. Follow this thread and read about places that embody this history. Broken Hill a […]

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Pro Hart Gallery

Pro Hart, the renowned Australian artist and Outback Legend of Broken Hill “What makes Pro Hart special is his unbreakable connection with the Barrier country of Far west NSW. His bush scenes are not just illustrations of outback life: they glow with the unforgettable light of the inland, Germaine Greer”. How did Pro Hart’s personal […]

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Julie Hart Gallery

Artist statement | Julie Hart Gallery Julie Hart the youngest daughter of Pro Hart has her own gallery in Broken Hill, where she continues the tradition her father started. Experimenting with different mediums, her main body of work covers river scapes, native and abstract flowers. She works mainly in oil paints with brush or palette […]

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Broken Hill Art Exchange

Broken Hill Art Exchange is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to building the creative industries of the city of Broken Hill and the Far West. The grass roots organisation offers a whole-of-community approach to art and community cultural development. BHAE runs the Desert Equinox, a series of events encompassing the themes of sun/ solar, earth, water […]

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Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery provides an annual program of locally curated exhibitions along with touring exhibitions from major cultural institutions. A selection of works from the collection is on permanent display in the upstairs gallery. The annual program endeavours to include work by established and emerging Aboriginal artists from around the Far West […]

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Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (Geocentre)

The Broken Hill Geo Centre is a fabulous representation of the spectacular array of minerals found in Broken Hill – Australia’s premier mineral locality. As well as housing a renowned collection of local minerals and gems, the museum showcases many hands-on exhibits and information on how the world’s largest deposit of silver, lead and zinc was […]

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Sulphide St Railway Mineral & Historical Museum

The old sandstone railway station was built by the Silverton Tramway Company to replace the original iron and timber station (1888). The building was closed in 1970 but it is now “four museums for the price of one: the Broken Hill Migrant Museum, the Hospital Museum, the Ron Carter Transport Pavilion and the Triple Chance Mineral […]

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The Living Sculptures & Desert Sanctuary

The Sculpture Symposium is 12 km out of town. Located on a hill above the city it is the product of a decision, back in 1993, to invite sculptors from around the world to create sculptures from the local rock. Twelve international sculptors each worked on their own Wilcannia sandstone boulder without power tools for […]

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Royal Flying Doctor Service – the Bruce Langford Visitor Centre

Visitors who want to learn about the history and the workings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service can visit the Bruce Langford Visitor Centre which includes the Mantle of Safety museum, a theatre where a film is shown to visitors and a shop with displays and souvenir Location: 48 Airport Rd, Broken Hill NSW 2880 (See […]