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The Henry Parkes Centre

Newell Highway | Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
+61 2 6862 6000
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Definitely worth a visit!

Handy location on the fringe of town. Some thing for almost everyone. Arts & crafts, Elvis... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
simonsX3843CO
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East Maitland
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The Henry Parkes museum is as good as you will see in a country town or for that matter anywhere... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rc19472014
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Henry Parkes Centre is a one stop shop for all your travel needs and a cultural experience all at the one location! Home to the Parkes Visitor Information Centre and 4 museums including the King's Castle Elvis Exhibit, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes history museum and Antique Machinery collection. One admission provides access to all museums.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“vintage cars” (11 reviews)
“motor museum” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Newell Highway | Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
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+61 2 6862 6000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Handy location on the fringe of town. Some thing for almost everyone. Arts & crafts, Elvis memorabilia, historic motor vehicles of all sizes and an outdoor yesteryear exhibit. I'd imagine kids would also enjoy it. Modern and clean facilities that cater for all, with friendly...More

Thank simonsX3843CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Henry Parkes museum is as good as you will see in a country town or for that matter anywhere the antique tractors are a must the town should be congatulated on the fine displays along with the information provided also has a fine display...More

Thank rc19472014
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Success due to warm clean value offering. Dinner fine; meal and wine well priced. Room 212 upstairs with some road noise as at front but everything worked well.

Thank Jim6851
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We first started our visit in the tourist info, where a lovely young girl gave us lots of info to do and see. There is also, for a small fee, entry to an absolutely brilliant Elvis museum!! Everything you could imagin about Elvis was in...More

Thank _pclane
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We love coming to the museum, whether it's solo or as a family, we always see something we missed the time before. Highlight is definetly the antique cars! My kids lived the train ride.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Not really into Elvis so the museum was probably wasted on my son and I but my son loved the car museum, it was only small and took about 15-20 minutes. Not sure it was worth the $15 to get in!

Thank Lea3003
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very helpful. Great museums Pay to go in both of them, especially the antique one, you can spend hours in there.

Thank Pigtrotters
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Very interesting presentations about Elvis Presley's life and media coverage from the times. The cars on display were aursome

Thank Marilyn J
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

You have to be an Elvis, car, train and or vintage farm machinery enthusiast to enjoy this centre. Very interesting displays and we spent quite a while here.

Thank tm190168
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Our family enjoyed walking around this lovely place. The ladies were very welcoming. Looking at the old cars and machinery was a treat.

Thank maxwellfamily2003
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