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Silverton Gaol Museum

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Burke St, Silverton, New South Wales 2880, Australia
+61 8 8088 5317
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Brilliant museum

WOW this was a great stop. $5 entry and what value it was. So much history and items on display... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Trish S
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New South Wales, Australia
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Great museum

This museum is great. You can spend a lot of time going through all the rooms, they have so much to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy J
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“broken hill” (35 reviews)
“on display” (10 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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"broken hill"
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"on display"
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"local history"
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"old jail"
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"couple of hours"
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"great collection"
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"gaol museum"
in 4 reviews
"old police station"
in 2 reviews
"great stop"
in 2 reviews
"musical instruments"
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"front desk"
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"historical items"
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"allow plenty of time"
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"could spend hours"
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"worth a visit"
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"entry fee"
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"early days"
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide Milton said this was one of the best museums in the State. He wasn't wrong. There was so much to see about the history of the area. Just about everything you could think of was on display. You could easily spend hours...More

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

By far the most interesting and comprehensive Australian museum I have ever been into! And in the towns historic goal!! Loads of local and non local items! Something for everyone here! Super informative and helpful man on the door, wealth of knowledge! Well worth the...More

Thank Wildviolet351
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Well worth a visit an amazing collection of local and general social history all set in the very solid old gaol building, it's all here whether you want to know about the development of Silverton, mining in Broken Hill, industrial machinery or what really old...More

Thank SMOAI76
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of the cleanest and well presented of the many I have seen. It has been put together with much thought. All information was useful. The man at the front door was very knowledgeable.

Thank Marg5150
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Every room is full of historical facts and paraphernalia from yesteryear. Most of which is not related to the history of the Goal. was still very interesting though.

Thank Jo2202
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This exhibit is full of history and information from around the area. The volunteers are passionate about this exhibit.

Thank pandcross1
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