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Long Weekend 2 Museum Special – Chifley Home Sneak Peek

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Long Weekend 2 Museum Special – Chifley Home Sneak Peek

Sat 11 June at 9:00 am - Mon 13 June at 4:30 pm

So much happening over the June long weekend! Not only are we super excited to have Australia’s largest operating steam locomotive, Beyer-Garratt 6029, visiting Bathurst courtesy of Transport Heritage NSW, we are also offering an amazing deal to visit TWO of our fabulous museums for less than the price of one!!
Chifley Home & Education Centre will be open for a preview over the June long weekend (11th-13th June 2022) 9:00am – 3:00pm with special rates for admission.
  • One NSW Discover Voucher or $25 = Entry for 2 x Adults or 1 x Family to the Chifley Home and Education Centre AND the Bathurst Rail Museum – Long Weekend ONLY
Chifley Home has been closed since 2020 and during this time Council has taken the opportunity to conduct conservation work and improvements to the facility.
New interpretative signage will tell the stories of Prime Minister and Locomotive Driver, Ben Chifley, and his wife Elizabeth.
The Chifley Home and Education Centre will officially open Saturday 2nd July 2022.
FREE shuttle buses will be running between the two museums.


Sat 11 June at 9:00 am
Mon 13 June at 4:30 pm
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Museums Bathurst
02 6333 6543
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Local government area
Bathurst Region


Bathurst Rail Museum
126 Havannah Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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(02) 6338 2850
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