3 Museums Bathurst venues have reopened with appropriate social distancing and other entry conditions in place. Click Here for Details


Each of the Museums Bathurst venues offer unique visitor experiences and our team is committed to the safety of visitors and staff.  We have implemented  strategies in our museums to best comply with social distancing requirements.


Please see the information below for Bathurst Rail Museum, Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum and the National Motor Racing Museum.  Chifley Home and Education Centre is temporarily closed.


For Kids Central at the Bathurst Rail Museum you can use the link below to the online booking system to reserve your place.



BOOK into a session at the Bathurst Rail Museum’s Kids Central Brio room

BUY a 2 week Museums Bathurst pass

BUY Museum Annual Membership to a single museum or all 3 Museums Bathurst venues


FREE entry  for 12 months to 1 or all 3 museums depending on your level of membership AND and through your membership you support your favourite Bathurst museums.

Annual membership  includes a 10% discount on purchases in museum shops (excluding cafe), a 10% discount on special events and a 10% discount on entry for visiting friends and relatives.

Do I need to book?

If you are a member of Bathurst Rail Museum or all 3 museums it is recommended you reserve your place in Kids Central sessions.

BUY Museums Bathurst Annual Membership


Do I need to Book?


Museum general entry – NO booking needed. Tickets are available at the door.


Kids Central (Brio Gallery) – YES  tickets are limited and it is recommended you book into a session to  reserve your place. Members still need to reserve a place in sessions.


Sessions start at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm with short closures between sessions for cleaning.

BOOK your place in a Kids Central session

CLICK HERE for opening hours

Do I need to Book?


Museum entry – NO need to book. Tickets are available at the door.

During occasional busy periods there may be a short wait to enter to comply with social distancing requirements.

CLICK HERE for opening hours

Do I need to Book? 


Museum entry – NO need to book.  Tickets are available at the door.

CLICK HERE for opening hours

Group Bookings

Please contact the Museum directly to discuss group bookings.  

We are developing strategies to deliver COVID safe school education programs and hope to reinstate our schools program in the near future.   

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