HISTORIC BATHURST TODAY

Historic Bathurst Today

The best way to discover the history of Australia’s oldest inland settlement is to explore the streets of Bathurst and the surrounding villages.
The Bathurst Visitor Information Centre has the information and guides on Bathurst’s history.
Bathurst Visitor Information Centre
Ph 02 6333 6569
Email daniel.cove@bathurst.nsw.gov.au
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HISTORIC HOMES

Three unique examples of early architecture are open to the public at various times throughout the year.
Abercrombie House – a magnificent 52 room mansion
Chifley Home – the residence of a prime minister Ben Chifley
Miss Traill’s House & Garden – National Trust treasure

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ARCHITECTURE

Bathurst retains many wonderful examples of various architectural styles from Colonial and Federation to Art Deco and modern. Large private homes, impressive public buildings and simple railway workers cottages reflect the rich and diverse history of the city. MORE INFO

BATHURST COURTHOUSE

Step inside this heritage-listed landmark building and look up into the inside of the turret that stands high over the country. MORE INFO

COBB & CO COACH

Inside the Visitor Information Centre is a reminder of how people travelled in the early days of the settlement. This coach is an original Cobb & Co coach that serviced the Turon goldfields. MORE INFO

CEMETERIES

To find out more about the people who settled this region wander through the rows of graves in either of Bathurst’s two cemeteries or visit any of the regional villages where you can track our history. Who knows? You might find an ancestor or two. MORE INFO

 


 

BATHURST VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

1 Kendall Avenue, Bathurst, NSW 2795
Ph 02 6332 1444
www.visitbathurst.com.au
Open 9am – 5pm Daily Closed Christmas and Boxing Day

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