Bathurst District Historical Society

The Bathurst District Historical Society is located in the town of Bathurst, on Wiradjuri Country, in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales.

The Bathurst District Historical Society Museum, Archives, and Bookshop are located in the East Wing of the heritage-listed Bathurst Courthouse, designed by Colonial Architect James Barnett. The Society is dedicated to preserving, displaying and telling the story of the rich history and heritage of Bathurst and the surrounding area, and is the premier historical museum in the Central West of NSW. The collection is made up of objects that document important regional developments such as the growth of the garrison town, contact with explorers and surveyors, the first gold discovery in NSW, the formulation of Cobb and Co., and the region’s colourful bushranging history.

East Wing, Bathurst Court House.

162 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW 2795