Visitor information

In order to make your visit as pleasant and safe as possible:
  1. Please do not visit if you are feeling unwell
  2. Maintain good hygiene by hand sanitising (hand sanitisers are provided throughout the Museum)
  3. Museum volunteers will undertake regular cleaning to ensure visitor safety & wellbeing at all times
Open hours
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday - 10am to 4pm
Closed Dec 24, 25 & 26 and Good Friday.
Admission Prices
General admission - $10.00
Concession (pensioner, student 14 & over) - $7.00
Family - $20.00
Child under 14 - $5.00 (children under 5 - free)
Free entry for people with intellectual disability - Groups welcome (see Group bookings below)
Free entry for Carers Card and Companion Card holders
- Toilets
- Visitor's lounge with complimentary coffee/tea and reading materials, also available for travelling companions who don't want to view the museum.
- Coach tours catered for (see Group bookings section below)
- Ample parking for cars, caravans and RV vehicles
- Fenced run for travelling dogs (see Travelling with pets below)
Group bookings
For groups of 10 or more - per person - General admission $9.00, Concession $7.00, Children $5.00
Phone: 02 6351 4452 or Email: for enquiries or to make a booking with the following information: name of group; number of people; date of visit; time of visit; a contact for the group and a mobile contact for the group on the day of the visit. Please let us know as soon as possible of any changes or cancellation.

Wheelchair access
We are having a lift installed at present. Please ring beforehand to be sure it will be in service when you visit. We have a wheelchair accessible toilet.
Accessible parking Please park in the small parking area to the left of the museum outside the car park fence.

Guide dogs and companion dogs are welcome.

Travelling with pets
We are a pet friendly museum. If your pet is well behaved and quiet he/she is welcome in on a leash. For rowdier pets we have a large shady enclosed area with water available. Please see our volunteers at the counter on arrival to arrange for your pet.
Getting here

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By car
The Museum is located at 69 Methven Street at the front of the old Factory complex. Parking for cars, caravans and RV vehicles inside the main gateway to the left of the Museum (directly oppposite the end of Ordnance Avenue).
By train Trains run about every 2 hours between Sydney and Lithgow. See Transport NSW's 'Trip Planner' website for timetables.
The Museum is approximately 2 km walk from the railway station.
Lithgow Buslines Route 100 stops at the railway station and the Museum. See their website for the timetable.
Phone: (02) 6351 4452   (international: 61 2 6351 4452)
Mail: PO Box 196, Lithgow, NSW, 2790, Australia