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Temora is in the Riverina, South West New South Wales, the district is an agriculture showcase with grain and livestock dominating the landscape to the far horizons. Its not only the gold rush history and the historic Edwardian and Federation architecture which will enthuse history buffs. Classic country villages such as Ariah Park once known as the town of Wowsers Bowsers and Peppercorn trees and the place of the first bulk wheat haulage) will remind you of how things used to be. Venture back in time when you visit the Temora Rural Museum, showcasing Sir Donald Bradman's first home, an extensive agriculture machinery display and rock and mineral collection, including a replica of the largest gold nugget to be mined the 'Mother Shipton'. Temora also played a significant role in the aviation history of Australia. It was here that the RAAF established No 10 Elementary Flying Training School in May 1941. The Temora Aviation Museum has one of the finest collections of flying historic aircraft in Australia. The museum hosts flying weekends, once a month, where a selection of the aircraft take to the skies. Name your addiction, Temora is a sports-mad community with excellent sporting facilities for numerous sports including 22 hectare Lake Centenary which plays host to the fishing and water sporting enthusiasts. The newly refurbished Olympic sized pool is a must on those hot sunny days. Try a punt on the harness racing or a photograph beside the life-size statue of Paleface Adios. Watch the local footy, dare to skydive, or a day at the Temora Golden Gift.

Temora: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Temora Rural Museum


Temora Rural Museum is a beautifully presented showcase of the changing lifestyles of country Australia. Set in carefully tended grounds, the numerous exhibition buildings house diverse collections ranging from fine china and delicate textiles to extensive displays of stationary engines and tractors, all maintained in working order.

Feature exhibits include Sir Donald Bradman's first home, a collection of Jimmy Sharman's boxing tent memorabilia and the Temora Rock and Mineral Museum.

With the support of the NSW Ambulance Service, the museum is presently developing a comprehensive ambulance service exhibition comprising vintage ambulance vehicles and memorabilia spanning the twentieth century.




29 Junee Road
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 1.2K from Temora

Temora Aviation Museum


The Temora Aviation Museum has one of the world's finest collections of flying historic aircraft. Established in 1999 the Museum collection includes the only two flying Spitfires in Australia as well as the only flying Gloster Meteor F.8, Boomerang and Hudson Bomber in the world, the only Canberra bomber and the oldest flying Tiger Moth in Australia.

The Museum also features air-conditioned display buildings and hangars, allowing close up inspection of the aircraft, mezzanine level overlooking the engineering hangar, landscaped garden, picnic areas, an aviation themed children's playground and a theatrette.

The Museum holds an Aircraft Showcase on the first and third Saturday of most months where the aircraft take to the sky, accompanied by commentary and music. Warbirds Downunder is a large biennial airshow which displays Warbird aircraft from all over the country.




1 Tom Moon Avenue
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 2.7K from Temora

Jim Salmon Wetland Education Site


The Jim Salmon Wetland Educational Site is located on the northern side of Lake Centenary. It hosts many features such as a sedimentation pond, shady eucalyptus and educational signs, which detail environmental features for students and other observers. two picnic tables and tranquil views of Lake Centenary are also part of the area.
There are four native species which are located within the wetland educational site. These include Golden Perch, Murray Cod, Silver Perch and Catfish.




420 Goldfields Way
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 4.5K from Temora

Boginderra Hill Nature Reserve


The Boginderra Nature reserve is only accessed via foot from a laneway at the end of Heinrichs Lane north that has been overgrown with trees, this massive untouched nature reserve provides excellent hiking and bushwalking through granite hills with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside as far as the Weddin Mountains.




Heinrichs Lane, Temora
Temora, NSW,

Located 20.0K from Temora

Hazeldean at Quandary, Ariah Park and Temora


Enjoy an old-fashioned morning tea served on English bone china in the gardens of "Hazeldean" at Quandary, just off Burley Griffin Way, 22 kilometres west of Temora and 14 kilometres east of Ariah Park.

Look through the two railway carriages used in award-winning, tourism accredited Country Carriage Bed and Breakfast and have a guided tour of the Pioneers Cottage displaying family memorabilia from the late 1800s through to the 1920s on this fifth-generation family farm.
Minimum of six to a maximum of 40 welcome. Prior bookings essential.

Explore Ariah Park, a 1920s heritage village with a free booklet "A self-guided tour to Ariah Park" and learn the history and stories of buildings within the Village.

Contact details for luncheon options available on request.

Visits to Temora Aviation Museum and Temora Rural Museum will complete your day in Temora Shire.




809 Quandary Road
Ariah Park, NSW, 2665

Located 21.0K from Temora

Temora: Travel Tips

Temora Visitor Information Centre


The Temora Visitor Information Centre provides a diverse range of information and assistance to tourists travelling through the area. The Centre provides free WiFi and has a great range of merchandise for sale.

The Centre's friendly staff are all local residents with extensive knowledge about Temora's Shire and what it has to offer. There is plenty of parking for cars, caravans, and motorhomes.




29 Junee Road
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 1.2K from Temora

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