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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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easy place for a coffee

nice environment for coffee whilst in Katoomba. interesting exhibitions on a rolling basis. the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Claire C
Sydney, Australia
Terrific Value

The center combines an excellent art gallery, exhibition on the Blue Mountains, library and cafe... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Tannis B
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“art gallery”(20 reviews)
“world heritage”(15 reviews)
Opened 17 November 2012, the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region...more
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30 Parke St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4780 5410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

nice environment for coffee whilst in Katoomba. interesting exhibitions on a rolling basis. the permanent exhibition is also interesting

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch while at the centre. We ordered mushroom and fetta salad for 17 dollars each. What we received was a pile of lettuce with a few bits of mushroom and a sprinkle of fetta. Disgraceful. Why rip people off?

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Hmmmm.....this is a nice building, there was a good library, but can visitors borrow from it? I doubt it so I didn't go in. The shop was small and I didn't come for a coffee. There was an art installation and I didn't see any...More

1  Thank airheart_ash
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The center combines an excellent art gallery, exhibition on the Blue Mountains, library and cafe. Adult admission to the combined exhibition and art gallery is only $5. An excellent way to spend an afternoon in katoomba.

Thank Tannis B
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Its a modern center with amazing scenic views. It has an art gallery, a well stocked library and runs various programs ie history talks. If you are visiting Katoomba and you just want to hand -it has a very good magazine collection and very comfy...More

2  Thank MartinConboy
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

The cultural centre exceeded all my expectations. The gallery is filled with portraits of Blue Mountain residents, each one attached with a small story about their life, just beautiful.

1  Thank Chanaem
Reviewed 9 February 2018

First time here and was really surprised. Everything was set out beautifully, displays and cultural heritage and history of the Blue Mountains was great. Great coffee and casual restaurant and large open area outside with views over the rooftops to the valleys in the distance.

1  Thank MSTwo
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great addition to the town. Well designed, well built, it adds a whole new layer of interest and attraction to Katoomba. The galleries are good, the shop is good, the cafe good and the library good. I love the outdoor space and...More

1  Thank Charles J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you enjoy history and have time to read the displays and listen to the commentaries then this is worthwhile.

1  Thank CandysHomePatch
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We came here to see the David Hockney exhibition (yes David Hockney exhibition in little old Katoomba!) and part of the ticket was to go and see the permanent exhibition of the local area. Sorry I can't remember the name of it!!! but it excellent...More

Thank SuzannahA
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Peter G
15 January 2015|
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Hello Peter, As the recipient of reviews we only respond to questions or comments relating to our operations and have no control over what commenters say about other establishments. Blue Mountains Cultural Centre.