Experiences for Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon
Find out more about the features, attractions and landscapes of Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon.
Galleries, Museums and Collections
A smorgasbord awaits the 'culture vulture' in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon, with dozens of galleries showing a rich variety of work from the vibrant local arts community and beyond.
The many unique museums and collections add another dimension to local culture.
- Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum is open twice a month. Volunteers carry out restoration projects on historic railway equipment. Phone 02 4751 4638.
- Selwood Science and Puzzles at Hazelbrook offers a unique collection with hands on fun for all the family. Phone 02 4758 6235.
- NSW Toy and Railway Museum (Leura) displays children's toys and trains in a grand mountain estate. Phone 02 4784 1169.
- See the world's largest collection of teapots at Bygone Beauties in Leura. Phone 02 4784 3117.
- The Mount Victoria and District Historical Society maintains a museum in the village's stately sandstone railway station.
- Lithgow offers the armaments collection of the Small Arms Factory Museum (phone 02 6351 4452) and - at the other end of the spectrum - a charming domestic museum at the historic residence of Eskbank House (phone 02 6351 3557).
- The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre showcases innovative and diverse cultural programs for enjoyment of visitors to the Blue Mountains. The Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and the World Heritage Interpretive Centre. Ph 02 4780 5410