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New England Regional Art Museum


The New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) is the public regional gallery located in Armidale in the heart of the New England North West region of New South Wales.

Visitors to NERAM can experience exhibitions drawn drawn from three important collections of Australian art: the Howard Hinton Collection, the Chandler Coventry Collection and the NERAM Collection. Together they offer a comprehensive overview of Australian art history unmatched in regional Australia.

These art collections include significant works by Australian and international artists such as Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts, Elioth Gruner, Margaret Preston, Brett Whiteley, James Gleeson, Tony Tuckson and Christo, to name just a few.

The Gallery also shows touring exhibitions from around Australia and the work of artists from the New England region.

Discover the delicious art of food at the Studio 52 cafe and browse for gifts and souvenirs at the Museum Shop.

Go behind the scenes with an Art Storeroom tour at NERAM, discover artworks by leading Australian artists with an experienced volunteer guide. A great opportunity for social, educational, community, cultural and business groups and clubs. Groups only and bookings essential. Charges apply.

Function bookings also available for meetings and events.

Entry by donation.




106 -114 Kentucky Street
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.5K from Kellys Plains

Armidale and Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place


The Armidale and Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place showcases a diverse range of Australian Indigenous arts and culture.

Visitors can view articles of interest from New England and exhibits from regional NSW. Touring exhibitions from major galleries and museums are also a feature of their program.

In addition, they offer a musical section, an interactive corner for children, a local heroes display, a bush tucker walk, a movie-viewing area, and an archaeological section.

Traditional Aboriginal paintings are for sale all year round and the well-stocked gift shop offers Aboriginal artefacts and gifts.

The centre also offers cultural tours, and run a wide range of Aboriginal cultural activities in their workshops. While entry to the centre is free, cultural tours and Aboriginal cultural activities do attract a cost. Bookings are essential and minimum numbers apply for these activities.

For more information please contact the Centre on the number supplied.





96 - 104 Kentucky Street
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.5K from Kellys Plains

Armidale Sport and Recreation Centre


Armidale Sport and Recreation Centre is a family entertainment centre with roller skating, ten pin bowling, indoor sport and the largest indoor children's play gym in country NSW. Great coffee and food. A unique family centre that caters for all. Birthday parties are their specialty with kids being entertained while the parents relax. Special dietary needs are catered for.

The roller skating rink caters for the social skater, the derby leagues - not for the faint hearted, and the inline hockey club is ready for any takers.

Wanting to join a bowling league or just enjoy a family activity that everyone can participate in? Then the lanes are calling you. They have leagues that all levels of bowler can enjoy, from the social to the NSW titles.

The play area boasts a three level play gym and on weekends and school holidays the inflatables come out.




227 Mann Street
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.6K from Kellys Plains

Saumarez Homestead


Saumarez Homestead, an historic country homestead and ten hectare grazing property, was first inhabited by British settlers led by Henry Dumaresq in the 1830s. Today it includes an elegant, extensive, fully furnished Edwardian homestead, built between 1888 and 1906, and 15 farm and other buildings dating up to 1910, with their collections of early farm equipment.

In 1874 the property was sold to Francis White, whose eldest son, Francis John White took over management, spending his life developing Saumarez and its associated holdings into one of the largest and most successful rural properties of New England.

Take a guided tour through the White family's 30 room Edwardian mansion complete with original furnishings. Stroll through Mary White's garden, with its Jocelyn Brown style cottage garden, the picking garden and the lawns. Visit outbuildings complete with 19th century tools and equipment. Allow at least half a day to see this extensive property.





230 Saumarez Road,
Enter via Armidale Airport,
from New England Highway
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.6K from Kellys Plains

12th/16th Hunter River Lancers History Room


The museum is located in the historic Gaza Training Depot, corner of Mann and Allingham streets, Armidale. Its mission is to commemorate the heritage of the 12th/16th Hunter River Lancers and the military history of the Hunter and New England regions, with particular reference to the Light Horse and Royal Australian Armoured Corps.

The collection, consisting of significant photographic and documentary material as well as uniforms and equipment includes material dating from pre-Federation Colonial forces in the New England and Hunter River regions to the present day. The approaches give young and old a range of opportunities to increase their awareness of what the 12/16 Hunter River Lancers Regiment has meant to the community.





Gaza Training Depot,
Corner of Mann Street and Allingham Street
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.7K from Kellys Plains

Armidale Railway Museum


The Bi-Centennial Railway Museum was opened in 1988 to commemorate the men who built the Great Northern Railway. The Armidale Railway Station was built by Edmond Lonsdale in 1882, and welcomed its first train on 1st February 1883. The fine cast iron work was completed at New England Foundry in Uralla by Henry Sheldon Goddard. The ornamental chimneys and mouldings are typical of buildings of this period. Nearby is a two-storey stationmaster's residence similar to the one at Uralla.

Admission is free. Donations welcome.






Armidale Train Station,
Brown Street
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.8K from Kellys Plains

Kellys Plains: Events

Armidale Music Foundation Choral Weekend


The 19th Armidale Music Foundation Annual Choral and Orchestral Weekend again provides an opportunity for singers from NSW and further afield to rehearse and perform another large scale choral masterpiece with symphony orchestra under the guidance of one of Australia's foremost choral tutors.

The 2016 March weekend will be focusing on Charles Gounod's St. Cecilia Mass.




New England Girls School,
Uralla Road
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.0K from Kellys Plains

Views of Landscape


Discover how artists have approached the landscape in different eras through this exhibition from the collections of the New England Regional Art Museum.

Drawing inspiration from the land, the sea and the city are the works of artists including Arthur Streeton, Elioth Gruner, Lloyd Rees, Margaret Olley, Cressida Campbell, Christo and Adrian Feint plus many others.

Each artist brings their own unique perspective to this old tradition.

Entry by donation.


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New England Regional Art Museum,
106-114 Kentucky Street
Armidale, NSW, 2350

Located 4.5K from Kellys Plains

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