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Peak Hill Open Cut Experience

Mingelo Street, Peak Hill NSW 2869
The historic mine at Peak Hill operated between 1893 and 1917, producing about 60,000 ounces from 500,000 tonnes of rock. Alkane excavated for gold on the site between 1996 and 2002, retrieving 145,000 ounces from 4.9 million tonnes. While much of the historic operations were consumed by the recent mining activity, Alkane has managed to preserve some of the old workings. The Open Cut Experience includes both the historic works and the more recent mines, with self guided walking paths constructed. The Open Cut Experience offers a rich tourism experience, with visitors able to access viewing areas over five open cuts, spectacular views from the hilltop, walking trails, rest areas, and a bridge walk over historic mine workings. Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more people. Please phone the Parkes Visitor Information Centre for bookings.
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Big Fish Fossil Hut at Peak Hill

2 Ween Street, Peak Hill Caravan Park, Peak Hill NSW 2869
Big Fish Fossil Hut is easily located just off the Newell Highway at the Peak Hill Caravan Park. It holds a collection that includes a wide range of specimens depicting a range of ancient wildlife groups that have lived across Eastern Australia over the past 700 million years and include groups of invertebrates through to fish, amphibians and dinosaurs. Michael Durrant is the founder of the World of Fossils museums - a series of prehistory exhibitions that are now popping up all over Australia. There is something for everyone who has an interest in prehistoric wildlife - from the earliest jellyfish, to even the skull of a 'tiny' ancestor of t-rex. The gigantic 'star' of this collection is the largest fossil fish on display anywhere in Australia. It is called Xiphactinus, and lived during the time of the dinosaurs. The Big Fish Fossil Hut specimen is approximately 4.5 metres long.
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Peak Hill FM Community Radio Station

1 Fraser Avenue, Peak Hill NSW 2869
Peakhillfm89.5 is a small volunteer Community operated radio station. They are open to visitors who would like to see how they operate. They provide news and information for Peak Hill and the surrounding areas. They are a volunteer outfit and would love for you to drop in and say g'day whenever you are heading through or visiting Peak Hill. They are only 50 metres from the Open Cut Experience in Peak Hill. Funding is by way of sponsorship and donations. If you would like to, you can join them as a supporter. Sponsorships are also available.
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Peak Hill Art Gallery

85 Caswell Street, Peak Hill NSW 2869
Peak Hill's new Art Gallery is home to many local Artists and has a wide selection of art in various mediums including woodwork, ceramics and metal work. On various days you can observe a local Artist at work. The Art Gallery is a not for profit organisation run entirely by volunteers.

Peak Hill Art Gallery

85 Caswell Street, Peak Hill NSW 2869
Peak Hill's new Art Gallery is home to many local Artists and has a wide selection of art in various mediums including woodwork, ceramics and metal work. On various days you can observe a local Artist at work. The Art Gallery is a not for profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. ...