Silverton Gaol Museum

Silverton Gaol Museum

What a history this building has. The Gaol Museum’s huge collection houses exhibits, artefacts and memorabilia from Silverton, Broken Hill and their surrounding areas. Just some of these exhibits include:  

  • From Indigenous artefacts and tools to early settlement pastoral equipment.
  • The gaol’s original medical room and tools.
  • Mining heritage artefacts.
  • Memorabilia of past institutions e.g. Silverton Tramway.
  • Memorabilia of musical organisations, and famous local singer made good — June Bronhill.
  • Recreational activities from women’s football to picture theatres.

Built in 1889, Silverton Gaol has been developed into one of the most valued heritage museums in NSW and Australia.

Why not spend a day there?

Further Information

Burke Street

9:30am – 4pm ACST

7 days (except Christmas Day)

Cash only

Adult $5, concession $4, child (5 – 12 years) $2

Contatct coordinator Ross Wrecker to make a booking

Broken Hill Historical Society

The Gaol Museum is run by the Broken Hill Historical Society. More information about this, and their other museums, can be found at: