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Silver City Mint and Art Centre

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An incredible display of art in all mediums plus the largest painting jn the world which is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Olsen's of Hendra

This a very interesting place to visit, it has all sorts of things to see. The mining exhibit is... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Wendy O
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
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The Silver City Mint and Art Centre is a one stop shop for souvenirs, art and jewellery when visiting Broken Hill. Home to the Worlds Largest Acrylic Canvas Painting, 'Chocolate Factory' and Silversmith on site, it is truly a great escape into the...more
66 Chloride St, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
+61 8 8088 6166
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this attraction as there are so many displays of art work, silver jewellery, precious stones, indigenous art work and artefacts, souvenirs and sculptures plus the World's largest acrylic painting, The Big Picture, imitation opal mine, cafe and treats plus friendly and helpful service...More

3  Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Much of the stock in this shop could be found in any tourist destination around the world. I wonder where it comes from. The picture..... Well, we paid..... Spent about two minutes in there and got out as fast as we could. I wonder who...More

5  Thank Jen-n-bill
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If someone spent two years and used over nine ton of paint to make a painting I would be very interested to see what it looks like and I was not disappointed.For the small charge to see the the final result, we came out being...More

Thank rodneyn493
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This enormous 360’C art work is an absolute must see. The detail on such a grand scale is mind blowing, accompanied by the set up of a landscape in the foreground. This artist is seriously talented. At the entrance or on your way out, you...More

Thank Sandhtour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredible display of art in all mediums plus the largest painting jn the world which is astonishing in it's execution & detail. Check out the website for further details.

Thank trapperphil44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had great expectations of this place. $7.50 entry for seniors to look at a painting. Yes it was big and the concept of it was good but very over priced. You are really paying the money to visit the rest of the shop. Would...More

Thank KarinV961
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This a very interesting place to visit, it has all sorts of things to see. The mining exhibit is great and informative and plenty of samples to buy. The art in this place is truly beautiful and lots of variety. They also have the largest...More

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I had heard of the Big Picture but to see it in person - was a great memory of our trip. The painting is enormous and to see the result of the effort that it must have taken was great. I would recommend this as...More

Thank suelip62
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Lots of very vivid artworks and sculptures. I did buy a glass work platter that matches our decor perfectly but only because it was discounted. All of the artworks (including jewelers) had price tags, which was disconcerting. I found the ‘Big Picture ‘ underwhelming; vivid...More

Thank AV0767
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great afternoon at the mint, silver shop, art gallery and The Big Picture wall of art ! We found The Big Picture an amazing panoramic 3D artwork of the whole area, with hidden animals and so much to look art ! A...More

Thank asfletcher
Reviewed 3 October 2018

To be fair I wasn’t expecting too much and was not disappointed. The big painting is interesting and I only looked at it because it’s quite cheap. It’s really like a big souvenir shop

Thank Ricksmac
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

To me this felt touristy and the entrance fee was expensive. Some lovely art work but probably not a highlight for us.

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