Galleries & Exhibitions

Hartley Historic Village

Step into this historic inland settlement on a guided tour or school excursion, among the sandstone buildings of Hartley Historic Site, on the western edge of the Blue Mountains. Step back in time within the historic village of Hartley set into the western edge of the beautiful Blue Mountains. Set among pastures, orchards, native plants […]

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

The Norman Lindsay Gallery at Faulconbridge is the home of the Magic Pudding and displays the work of artist and writer Norman Lindsay (1879-1969). Run by the National Trust, the sandstone cottage and landscaped grounds are open 7 days a week and there is a specialist gift shop and cafe. Norman Lindsay (1879-1969), artist, cartoonist, […]

Talisman Gallery

A visit to the Talisman Gallery is a unique experience. Perched on the side of a hill in an old woodshed looking out over the Hartley Valley, the view alone is enough to inspire you. Walk through the workshop on your way to the gallery and realise this is the home of a working artist, […]

Metal artist Ron Fitzpatrick at work at Talisman Gallery

Waradah Aboriginal Centre

Imagine witnessing Australian Aboriginal culture in a contemporary gallery. Experience traditional dance, take part in interactive didgeridoo performances, examine authentic artworks and take home genuine Aboriginal souvenirs. Learn about Australia’s living Aboriginal culture directly from the people of the country themselves through informal cultural discussions and lectures. Waradah Aboriginal Centre offers a once in a […]

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah

Explore Australia’s premier cool-climate botanic garden and learn about the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Set over 252ha on the summit of a basalt-capped peak 1000m above sea level, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is the highest botanic garden in Australia. Visitors can explore more than 48,000 native, exotic and rare plant species at […]

Bygone Beautys Treasured Teapot Museum & Tearooms

Bygone Beautys Treasured Teapot Museum & Tearooms is nestled in the village of Leura within the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and is home to the world’s largest private collection of teawares. There are more than 5,500 teapots in the collection, spanning five centuries and including teapots from all over the world, most of […]

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region. The cultural centre is co-located with the new Katoomba Library. The cultural centre showcases innovative, diverse, distinctive and creative cultural programs for […]