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Silverton Gaol Museum

Burke St, Silverton, New South Wales 2880, Australia
+61 8 8088 5317
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Lots of historical info

Every room is full of historical facts and paraphernalia from yesteryear. Most of which is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jo2202
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Adelaide, Australia
History

This exhibit is full of history and information from around the area. The volunteers are passionate... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
pandcross1
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Kurri Kurri, Australia
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Burke St, Silverton, New South Wales 2880, Australia
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+61 8 8088 5317
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"broken hill"
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"on display"
in 9 reviews
"local history"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 6 reviews
"great collection"
in 6 reviews
"gaol museum"
in 4 reviews
"old police station"
in 2 reviews
"great stop"
in 2 reviews
"musical instruments"
in 2 reviews
"front desk"
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"worth seeing"
in 2 reviews
"historical items"
in 2 reviews
"allow plenty of time"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 3 reviews
"ghost town"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"entry fee"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every room is full of historical facts and paraphernalia from yesteryear. Most of which is not related to the history of the Goal. was still very interesting though.

Thank Jo2202
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This exhibit is full of history and information from around the area. The volunteers are passionate about this exhibit.

Thank pandcross1
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Stopped in here right before it was about to close(4pm), lady let us have a look though. Children enjoyed seeing the gaol and the cells. It was a great history lesson for them.

Thank LittleFamilyOnTour
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum which is very well organised with lots of memorabilia and information about the area.

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This museum at the old gaol at Silverton covers a time when Silverton and Broken Hill were booming mining towns. The gaol has been renovated in recent times and exhibits all sorts of historic items both industrial and social. The collection is extensive and covers...More

Thank George D
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

What a great museum & even better, there was a local at the front reception. He told us about life growing up in Silverton as a young boy. Great display of history & lots of it. Really showed how hard life was in the pioneer...More

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Well worth a stop, this is deceptively advertised as a Goal museum but there is a lot more here than just that. A lot of local and Broken Hill historical items throughout and we enjoyed just walking, reading and looking. Great spot

Thank mamiab
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I thought that I was going to a museum that focused on how and why criminals came to Silverton, and how they were dealt with. I was a bit disappointed as this is a very minor focus. The museum is really just a collection of...More

1  Thank AussieRhino
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a look. Was only $4 entry. The items of by gone days were very good. Not just Silerton and Broken hill.

Thank Nevill I
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Just loved visiting the Silverton Gaol Museum. They talk about the good old days but After looking at how hard life must have been in the early days I wouldn't want to swap. Each of the cells have a different display in them which are...More

Thank Anita T
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