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The Henry Parkes Centre

Newell Highway | Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
+61 2 6862 6000
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Walk back in time

What an amazing collection of everything from by-gone times from domesticity to working on the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Shapero
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Manly, Australia
Interesting Collection

Being Parkes there is a small but interesting Elvis collection and a chronological detail of his... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
homebythelake
,
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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The Henry Parkes Centre is a one stop shop for all your travel needs and a cultural experience all at the one location! Home to the Parkes Visitor Information Centre and 4 museums including the King's Castle Elvis Exhibit, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes history museum and Antique Machinery collection. One admission provides access to all museums.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“motor museum” (13 reviews)
“vintage cars” (14 reviews)
“elvis museum” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Newell Highway | Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
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+61 2 6862 6000
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"information centre"
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"private collection"
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"wonderful collection"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing collection of everything from by-gone times from domesticity to working on the land. The old school house was especially engaging, as was the restored train carriage and the vast array of machinery. I have never seen so many tractors in a row!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being Parkes there is a small but interesting Elvis collection and a chronological detail of his career and films. Also withing the display is a large number of vintage cars on permanent display from various local collectors. For car buffs a must see attraction. Located...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

My wife is an Elvis fan so this is a must, a great mixture of items to see. She said this made the whole trip worth . I enjoyed the Motor Museum part of the tour.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Brilliant centre in one part is the information centre an Elvis museum and a car museum then another part is the Henry Parks Museum. Allow yourself a few hours and take the time to see all 3 as they are worth the visit.

Thank Rod S
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We didn't do the museum or anything we just dropped in to the tourist information desk. The woman was exceptionally helpful, the place is clean and well organised. The toilets were good. I don't normally review TICs but this one is far better than the...More

1  Thank guzzis3
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

what an amazing display of old car and bikes, a good surprise that i wasn't expecting.. don't forget to check out the elvis exhibit .

1  Thank jasonenricaz
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Went there last Sunday a/ noon & looked through the building at all cars, bikes & Elvis memento’s. All though was not an avid Elvis fan. I enjoyed the Elvis festival a great deal. I am converted now.

Thank Maria H
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Always love visiting the Museum. A bonus was to be watching the video featuring Glenn A Baker, with the man himself there. Great exhibition

Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Vast and impressive display of Greg Pages Elvis collection and the Heritage cars were amazing. There is also the usual gift shop attached to it and outside you could pay a small fee and see a collection of old tools of a bygone era. great...More

Thank Dianne S
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We arrived at the Henry Parkes centre thinking 'great, lets learn about Henry Parkes'. We paid our entry fee and went in, only to discover that we'd only paid for the Elvis Presley and Vintage Cars exhibits. The historical museum is next door, and is...More

Thank craad
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