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What a Gem in the Bush

Absolutely amazing little gem in the outback of New South Wales, located 25 kilometers out of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kenruss2014
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Armidale, Australia
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A real gem!

They have something for everyone with an interest in the past of the Broken Hill / Silverton... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hf_sydney
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Burke St, Silverton, New South Wales 2880, Australia
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All reviews broken hill on display local history great collection great stop old jail historical items gaol museum couple of hours hospital equipment few dollars jam packed shows how early days few hours treasure trove interesting memorabilia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing little gem in the outback of New South Wales, located 25 kilometers out of Broken Hill this is definitely a must do. Or biggest mistake was only having one hour left in the day before closing. The wonderful lady kept on insisting we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kenruss2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They have something for everyone with an interest in the past of the Broken Hill / Silverton district here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hf_sydney
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We had not expected to see so much interesting memorabilia of life in this harsh climate and the life they led in the early years of settlement of the area. It’s a visit you must do in Silverton and allow yourself a little time to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Silverton is a must see place and the gaol is highly recommended if you want to see the complete history of Silverston & Broken Hill from Families that owned property, Mining, it's tools & machinery, Goal & whom occupied the cells, Schooling & class photos,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevemU2954EX
Reviewed 13 November 2018

This is a great collection of historical items and they have been well set out in various themes among the eighteen rooms. The gaol itself is in great condition and we noticed they were doing a bit of maintenance out the front so we gather...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

When you enter this old goal turned into a museum you can appreciate the history of Silverton. The people who created this place and daily attend to look after the must see items have done a magnificent job. We were told about this place at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graham J
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Great collection of yesteryear items , wonderful to see Silverton town history & gave us a better understanding of how tough times must have been

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tanyab_au
Reviewed 30 October 2018

An incredible and varied collection from the early days of the Outback. Do allow a few hours as there is so much to see and take in.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trapperphil44
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

What a very interesting place, very informative and well presented. It shows how tough the times were back then, they certainly didn't get the luxuries that the prisoners of modern times do. It's a great tribute to what went on in times gone by, it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great look around the Silverton Gaol Museum ! There was so much stuff in there from the local area and local history . But also a lot of colonial, mining and hospital equipment ! Loved the old X-ray machine in the hospital...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank asfletcher
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