The Footsteps of Ben Chifley: From Train Driver To Prime Minister
Bathurst Rail Museum & Chifley Home
Duration: 2.5 hours Transport is required between venues.
Follow the footsteps of Ben Chifley and learn about a young farm boy became a train driver and then went on to become one of the most loved Prime Ministers ofAustralia.
Visit the Chifley Engine at the Bathurst Railway Station, the Bathurst Rail Museum housed in the Railway Institute building where he studied and taught, and Chifley Home, the home of Ben Chifley and his wife Elizabeth.
This tour covers content from Present and Past Family Life, the Past in the Present, Community and Remembrance and the Australian Colonies.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Chifley Home and Education Centre & Bathurst Rail Museum
EDUCATOR GUIDED SESSION COST$14 per student (GST FREE)
AVAILABILITY 9am – 4.30pmweekdays.Not available on Thursday.Last session starts at 3pm.
SUPERVISION RATIOS The supervision ratio is 1:10 for stage 1-3. Teachers and parents attend free of charge at these ratios. 1:15 stage 4-6.
One carer per student with special needs will be admitted free of charge.
SHOP A range of train toys, rail souvenirs and memorabilia
Outside Covered Lunch Area
Unrestricted parking is available on Havannah Street and Busby Street
Bathurst Rail Museum – 126 Havannah Street, Bathurst
Chifley Home and Education Centre – 10-12 Busby Street Bathurst