Broken Hill is a genuine frontier mining town located in the far west of New South Wales with a history that dates back hundreds of years. History aficionados are drawn here to experience what life was like on the frontier and how it remains today. You'll find a wealth of museums, art installations and cultural attractions in the area, from the historic Day Dream Mine that is open to public tours to state parks where you can hike in the bush and see indigenous sculptures and artefacts. Broken Hill accommodation puts you in proximity to all this and more.
Broken Hill accommodation offers excitement and history
Accommodation in Broken Hill allows you easy access to many exciting museums and historic sites, such as the Sulphide Street Railway and Historical Museum that houses memorabilia and locomotives from the Silverton Tramway Company in the original station building and grounds dating to 1905. Broken Hill accommodation in this area allows you access to a wealth of exciting and educational experiences, and lodgings are available for families, couples, singles and even larger groups. Whatever your interest or group size, you'll find an educational adventure here.
Houses near Broken Hill museums offer space and comfort
On the same grounds as the Sulphide Street Museum are the Hospital Museum, the Migrant Heritage Museum, the Tess Alfonsi Mineral Collection and the Ron Carter Transport Pavilion. A 3-bedroom house that sleeps 4 is ideal accommodation for a family looking for modern comfort in this frontier town. Located less than 1 kilometre from the city centre, it offers modern decor, a spacious living area, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, an outdoor barbecue area and even a TV, DVD player and video library.
Experience rustic life in a Broken Hill cottage
For those who want to experience the rustic life and still enjoy charm and comfort, a heritage cottage just a few minutes from the city centre and museums will fit the bill. You can relax in a 2-bedroom historic miner's cottage that's been fully restored and updated. It sleeps up to 5 and offers historical artefacts of its own to complete the experience, as well as modern entertainment like a video game console and games. Outside, you'll find a vine-covered arbour where you can pick grapes and enjoy seasonal local wines.
Discover Broken Hill historic sites from apartment rentals
For travellers on a budget, a 2-bedroom apartment that sleeps 4 can be the ideal way to experience everything that Broken Hill has to offer. You'll experience modern luxury and comfort without breaking the bank in this lodging that offers free internet, high-definition television, air conditioning, a private courtyard, full laundry facilities and a full kitchen and barbecue for those who like to self-cater. This rental features all the comfort and modern amenities you'll need to experience and enjoy the nearby Broken Hill historic attractions.
Frontier art and culture beckon near Broken Hill rentals
Even if museums aren't your thing, there are many incredible cultural attractions to visit that showcase the breathtaking indigenous, folk and modern art the area has to offer. From your holiday accommodation in Broken Hill, you'll be able to visit galleries and installations like the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, winner of the Pro Hart Outback Art Prize for a permanent collection, or the Silver City Mint and Art Centre and its collection of paintings, sculptures, exquisite handcrafted jewellery and even artisan chocolates to eat.
Experience the Living Desert from cottage rentals
From holiday accommodation in Broken Hill, you can visit the Living Desert and Sculptures, home of 12 sandstone sculptures with unique stories created by artists from all over the world, and the Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, where you can enjoy a cultural trail featuring indigenous displays. Your quaint cottage in Broken Hill can offer such amenities as privacy, intimacy and comfort so you can explore at your leisure and relax with your special loved one in the evenings.
Explore ancient culture with Broken Hill group rentals
Larger groups will relish the opportunity to explore the Living Desert and experience ancient indigenous culture from a gorgeous, newly renovated 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home that sleeps up to 8 people. It's child-friendly, and the master bedroom is en suite. It offers a fully modern kitchen facility and a large, fully grassed backyard with tall fences and a large deck area that's ideal for barbecue-style self-catering. Besides offering easy access to the Living Desert attraction, this rental is also just a 5-minute walk to the local shopping district.