Broken Hill Things to Do

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  • 1. Broken Hill Living Desert and Sculptures

    This part of the park is where we arrived first. There was quite a good size car park, picnic amenities and free Toilets. 1st, I will tell you about the Flora. In April, there wasn't a lot in bloom,...

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  • 2. The anonymous Heironymous

    It's easy to blame Heironymous Salvator Lopez von Pereira for Broken Hill, but it's easier to blame Charles Rasp, the name he eventually adopted after an...

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  • 3. In the lakes - Menindee

    This is an area flooded to bring water to the outback.The result is a strange place where sea eagles rule, fish thrive and lizards abound.WIldlife, attracted by...

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  • 4. THE TOWN HALL

    What a stunning Town Hall, was what I was thinking as I was busy taking photos. Then a "local" came along and starting telling me about it.What I didn't know,...

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  • 5. WAR MEMORIAL

    There are three war memorials standing on the corner of Argent and Sulphide Streets.Every Anzac Day hundreds of Broken Hill locals gather at The Cenotaph to...

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  • 6. LIVING DESERT - THE FAUNA

    As said in previous tip, we arrived by car and parked in the car-park.Being a little warm, we headed under the shade to the picnic tables where we had a drink...

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  • 7. CEMETERY WALK

    Broken Hill's cemetery is very large, and actually is located on both sides of a busy highway.I find cemeteries very interesting, but was rather surprised to...

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  • 8. THE BIG PICTURE

    It is described as a "must see," I don't know if I really agree with that. Perhaps, if an overseas visitor, then I would say yes.The Big Picture is the world's...

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  • 9. MINERS ARM HOTEL

    The Miners Arms - Beautiful from the outside, beautiful on the inside!Standing on a corner site on one of the city's main routes, it appealed to me straight...

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  • 10. NO LONGER A CHURCH!

    Broken Hill is just like other places in Australia. When a Church is no longer needed, then quite often it is put up for sale or auctiioned.After a cheap home,...

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  • 11. DOLL & BEAR MUSEUM

    Also located at White's Mining and Mineral Display is this museum.INCLUDED IN THE ONE ADMISSION PRICE FOR THE MUSEUMI guess the Mine & Minerals are for the men,...

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  • 12. SYNDICATE OF SEVEN

    Located next to the City Council building, I came across a row of head sculptures. Lucky there was a historic board with the details about these men.It turns...

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  • 13. TRADES HALL

    What an impressive building is the Trades Hall (1898-1905). The Trades Hall is one of Broken Hill's most historically important buildings, and one with...

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  • 14. JACK ABSALOM GALLERY

    The gallery is known as "BROKEN HILL'S FINEST OUTBACK GALLERY," - I would have to agree.Once again, we found the Gallery by following the Brown signed tourist...

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  • 15. HOUSES IN BROKEN HILL

    When you first arrive at Broken Hill, you will immediately notice the large number of houses built completely out of corrugated iron. In the 1890's, many...

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  • 16. SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL

    This Catholic cathedral was opened in 1905 and is one of the most prominent landmarks of Broken Hill. It was built during the Federation era in Gothic style...

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  • 17. HOWARD STEER ART GALLERY

    We had quite a hard time finding this Gallery. It is in a private home, and isn't signposted the best.We walked in through the garden and found some people...

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  • 18. LINE OF LODE RESTAURANT & VIEWPOINT

    To get to the Line of Lode, we drove by Car up the Slag heap to the top. The road is part of the Brown signed tourist route.There is plenty of FREE parking....

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  • 19. LINE OF LODE MEMORIAL

    Line of Lode Miner's Memorial is a new attraction in Broken.It is a lookout and memorial at the top of the mullock heap that stands beside the city.The memorial...

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  • 20. HEROES, LARRIKINS & VISIONERIES WALK

    At the Tourist information centre, I picked up this pamphlet. It is a self-guided walk through the town centre that takes about an hour to do 1.7km.I walked...

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  • 21. CITY SQUARE

    The city square is located between Argent street and Crystal street. I walked through here to the Railway station.It has a memorial for the women who have stood...

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  • 22. TRAIN MURALS

    After walking through the town park, I walked across Crystal street to the railway station. The station was originally built in 1888 to service the mining town...

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  • 23. WALK ARGENT STREET

    A walk along historic Argent street is the best way to see the old buildings.One that came to my attention, was the Silver City Workingmens club, housed in an...

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  • 24. TAFE COLLEGE

    Also located in Argent street is this red brick building built in 1900. It has a tower on top which was once used by Astronomers to view the stars.If you know...

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  • 25. POST OFFICE

    This is another historic building in Argent street. Original construction of the one and two-storey corner building was during 1890-92, and comprised of five...

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