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Daroobalgie: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Forbes Railway Arts and Visitor Information Centre


Forbes Railway Arts and Visitor Information Centre is located in the old railway building on Union Street. .

The centre is run by volunteers of the Forbes community in conjunction with Forbes Shire Council. The centre provides people visiting the Forbes Shire with information services and assistance in what ever way possible. The centre also has a large range of handmade goods, arts and crafts, Forbes memento's as well as delicious home made cakes and goodies.

If you are interested in the history of Forbes and that of the infamous bushranger Ben Hall, you can learn all about him and his gang in the Ben Hall discovery room and view a recreation of his life and of his death.




Union Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.0K from Daroobalgie

Forbes and District Historical Society Museum


The Forbes and District Historical Society Museum is housed in 'Osborne Hall' - the dance hall of the Osborne Hotel which was built circa 1878.

Displayed in the Museum are items pertaining to all facets of the history of Forbes including aboriginal artefacts, furniture, photographs, tools, clothing, and household wares together with a large display of old and historic machinery including an "Ivel" tractor.

There is also an exhibition about Ben Hall - The Myths Behind the Legend, and a World War One exhibition relating to Forbes' contribution to World War One.





11 Cross Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.5K from Daroobalgie

Forbes Platypus Gallery


Located right in the middle of the central business district is the Forbes Platypus Gallery. The Gallery is operated by the Members and Friends of the Forbes Arts Society.

On exhibition and for sale are works from artists in the Forbes, Parkes, Orange, Cowra, Peak Hill and surrounding areas.

Call in and browse the magnificent works, and you never know; you might just find a special piece that catches your eye.





111 Lachlan Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.7K from Daroobalgie

Forbes Heritage Walk


Abundant in history, Forbes has long been known for its historic buildings, most of which are still in use today. Many were featured in the film 'The Dish'. The heritage walk allows you to explore this unique heritage and town.

The Central Business District Walk takes in 18 sites and takes approximately 110 minutes to complete. Please visit the web site for more information.




118 Lachlan Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.0K from Daroobalgie

Lake Forbes


Lake Forbes is a restful place for picnickers and travellers. The banks are grassy and there are barbecue and picnic facilities, large shade trees with abundant birdlife and playgrounds. A tranquil relaxing place to meander the 4.8 kilometres of walkway and cycling tracks, sharing the beauty with the swans and other aquatic wildlife living on and around the lake. Lake Forbes also now provides a free water park for the kids which is accessible via Bandon Street.




Gordon Duff Drive
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.1K from Daroobalgie

McFeeters Motor Museum and Visitor Information Centre


McFeeters Motor Museum showcases a stunning private collection of vehicles ranging from 1905 to 1999. Housed in a purpose built complex, the collection consists of veterans, vintage, classic, street rods and custom cars.

As of June 2013, McFeeters Motor Museum has become an accredited Visitor Information Centre. If you are heading into Forbes from the West, be sure to call in and the friendly staff can assist with your enquiries. Also located in the Motor Museum complex is the Superbee Car Cafe, souvenir gift shop and Banderra Estate cellar door which is available for tastings and sales.

Whether your interest is as a car enthusiast, architectural buff or you are just travelling through; McFeeters Motor Museum is definitely worth a visit.




Oxford Street ,
Corner of Newell Highway
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.6K from Daroobalgie

Daroobalgie: Events

Kalari Lachlan River Arts Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival is a celebration of country creativity and the resilience of the Kalari-Lachlan River.

Commencing on Thursday, October 29 running through to Saturday 31, attendees are sure to enjoy the vast array of activities on offer. Some of the highlights of the festival include the main opening night on Friday, October 30 featuring the Welcome to Country and Rhumba on Rankin events.

There is definitely something for everyone at the next Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival. Please visit the web site for full event information.


Event Dates
2016
      29th Oct
      30th Oct
      31st Oct


Rankin Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 8.7K from Daroobalgie

National BBQ Championships


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The 'National Barbecue Championships' in its fifth year is becoming an event like no other. With four categories of meat to be judged including chicken, beef, pork and lamb, teams have the opportunity to show case their abilities and take on the challenge of becoming the 2015 National Barbecue Champions.

Forget the fancy salads and garnishes, this comp is all about one thing and one thing only - the meat. Now's your chance to start planning, select your team wisely, create the perfect marinades and you never know. . . it might just be you walking home with the title.

For full event information and to register your team be sure to visit the web site. You can also visit the Facebook page by searching National Barbecue Championships Forbes.







Event Dates
2015
      17th Oct
2016
      17th Oct


Forbes Rugby Clubhouse,
Gordon Duff Drive
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.0K from Daroobalgie

Forbes Spring Races


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Have a sensational day out at the Forbes Spring Races. Dress to impress in the Fashions on the Field with a selection of categories and great prizes up for grabs. Full canteen and bar facilities are available with TAB and tote on course.

Bring the whole family or get a group of friends together and join them at The Forbes Spring Races - see you there!


Event Dates
2015
      10th Oct
2016
      10th Oct


Forbes Race Course,
Racecourse Road
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.8K from Daroobalgie

Daroobalgie: Travel Tips

Forbes Motor Museum Visitor Centre


Call into the Forbes Motor Museum Visitor Centre where the friendly local staff will welcome you and assist with information on points of interest in Forbes and the surrounding area, Visit the souvenir gift shop, pick up maps and other relevant information. The Centre also houses a cafe restaurant and cellar door showcasing local wines.




Newell Highway,
Corner Oxford Street
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 9.7K from Daroobalgie

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