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Chifley Home

10 Busby Street, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
+61 2 6332 1444
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No light on the Hill!

Needs lighting at night, This is so important given the greatness of the person concerned and how... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
airamSydney
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Sydney
History

With the early settlers and the early years of an emerging country its nice to reflect on some of... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Michael S
,
Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“his wife” (4 reviews)
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10 Busby Street, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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+61 2 6332 1444
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Needs lighting at night, This is so important given the greatness of the person concerned and how proud he made the city of Bathurst. That is the least the city of Bathurst could do for this historical home.

Thank airamSydney
Reviewed 30 May 2017

With the early settlers and the early years of an emerging country its nice to reflect on some of the older people and values

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I really was enthralled by this, not expecting to, but if you admire history, and those who lived it, a really entertaining afternoon

Thank Bergchamp
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tour opening times did not allow us to tour inside, but we were able to view from the street. The sign boards were informative.

Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The plain fact of the matter is that this house says more about the domestic history and life from 1920s-1960s than maybe it does about Chifley and his place in the history of a nation. Yet of course it does do both it is just...More

Thank GregMM
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The Chifley Home is in Busby Street, Bathurst. It was the only marital home of Australia's 16th Prime Minister Ben Chifley and his wife Elizabeth. It contains it's original collection of household fixtures and fittings together with personal belongings and ceremonial gifts presented to Ben...More

Thank MelbourneErena
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to Ben Chifley's home. It started with an interesting short video and a very knowledgable guide, Jan, took us next door and provided us with a comprehensive interpretation of the house and relics. The house and furnishings from Chifley's days...More

Thank Willyama1
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The home of one of our Prime Ministers Hon John Curtin and living history of the era. Follow with a visit to Bathurst train station to see his train.

Thank Balana621
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Easy walking distance from town & an excellent slice of local & national history.. Great if you know a lot about Chifley, or even not so much

Thank SoulSisterJ
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Limited opening hours for this attraction which was disappointing. You can walk around the outside but cannot see inside - limited viewing times.

Thank Rhonda T
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