Start your day with a delicious breakfast and immerse yourself in the Region’s heart of art and culture at the Western Plains Cultural Centre. With an extensive museum collection and kaleidoscopic array of exhibitions in the gallery you will be surprised and delighted by what you find. Open 10.00am – 4.00pm
Continue the historic theme with a journey into Dubbo’s pioneering history at Dundullimal Homestead. Built in the 1840s this National Trust treasure is considered Australia’s oldest sophisticated slab house and gives an incredible insight into rural life of days gone by. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11.00am – 3.00pm.
For an experience like no other make sure you include a night tour of the Old Dubbo Gaol on your itinerary! Soak up the chilling facts and frights with a theatrical twist. Choose from a Family Friendly Twilight Tour, or even an eerie Adults Only Beyond the Grave Tour. Tours are available on select days during NSW school holidays or by group booking.
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The Western Plains Cultural Centre is home to the Region’s gallery, museum and Community Art Centre. Whether your visit to the Region is a holiday, excursion, group tour, event or pursuing a family link our team here at the WPCC can make your visit unique. Free admission and open daily 10am - 4pm.
Dundullimal Homestead’s beautifully conserved buildings are located in a tranquil rural setting, a unique example of financial and social success in the late 1800s. Explore the property and discover this iconic Australian treasure. Bring a picnic or enjoy a bite to eat at the cafe. Dog friendly grounds (on leash).
Head behind the bars and experience 19th century prison life at Old Dubbo Gaol. A State Heritage listed site which remains intact and restored, creating a pocket in time and unearthing powerful moments in Australian prison history. Guided tours available, visit the website for more details.