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Silverton Gaol Museum

Burke St, Silverton, New South Wales 2880, Australia
+61 8 8088 5317
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Typical outback country town museum. Worth the admission.

There are several rooms and themes in this museum. Lots of memorabilia, artefacts from the early... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stephen W
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Melbourne, Australia
Very informative

Excellent detail, wonderful volunteers with a wealth of information. It’s deceiving from outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lovingFun11
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“on display” (11 reviews)
“broken hill” (35 reviews)
“local history” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Burke St, Silverton, New South Wales 2880, Australia
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+61 8 8088 5317
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are several rooms and themes in this museum. Lots of memorabilia, artefacts from the early pioneering days of Silverton and Broken Hill, lots of information about mining, there is also a hospital themed room. Need to see this to appreciate what is left of...More

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent detail, wonderful volunteers with a wealth of information. It’s deceiving from outside there is a lot to see. Thanx

Thank lovingFun11
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You need at least an hour to see everything that there is. You meander through rooms and buildings. I would have liked to have seen more info on the Gaol part of it. Very interesting.

Thank happytraveller2510
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do in Silverton. Walk through the old cells and into the yards. Such an incredible collection of absolutely everything - clothing, crockery, medical, military, household, Gaol history, mining, photos - 18 rooms full. We spent 2 hours but could have spent longer. $5...More

Thank Kylie K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You could spend a whole day at this place there is so much history and Antiques from Silverton and Broken Hill.

Thank Thomas T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen many and varied museums over the years, but this one is, I feel, the best I have ever seen. It is jam packed with interesting bits and pieces, and many of the old cells are filled with memorabilia of a vast range...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

WOW this was a great stop. $5 entry and what value it was. So much history and items on display. Spent 2 hours there could have stayed longer. Really showed the history of Silverton.

Thank Trish S
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This museum is great. You can spend a lot of time going through all the rooms, they have so much to see. The bonus is it just costs a few dollars.

Thank Judy J
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

What a great experience to visit this place. The people that saved all the bits and pieces deserve much credit. Please you can feed the donkeys. Well worth a visit

Thank 666Neil88
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

A great and varied collection of old memorabilia from the early days of Silverton and Broken Hill. A real insight into the history of the area.

Thank pparko
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