Visiting

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Opening Times

Wentworth Mine will be open the first Saturday and Sunday of each month from 10.00 am – 2.30 pm

Admission  

Entry is $2.00 per adult children, students and pensioners – free

Safety

To ensure the safety of our visitors at Wentworth main mine we ask that you obey all signs and instructions.

  • Visitors must stay within the designated pathways
  • Children must be supervised at all times
  • Visitors must not climb or touch equipment
  • Visitors are to report all incidents
  • The use of illicit drugs is prohibited
  • Beware of reptiles
  • The removal of objects or artifacts from this site is prohibited

It is also recommended to wear closed-in shoes, bring along a hat, sunscreen and water

Please Note

The site requires a medium level of fitness: 300m round trip  with approximately 30 steps, you will walk on a gravel surface. Allow 1 hour for a site visit.

Travelling from interstate

Lucknow is a small village located 9 km south-east of Orange on the Mitchell Highway and 250 km north-west of Sydney.

Book accommodation!

Stay in one of many hotels/motels the region has to offer www.visitorange.nsw.gov.au

Centre facilities

Public toilets are located near the winding engine (10) and pay office (1).

Parking

Parking is available for cars and buses on Emu Swamp Road

Self guided walking map of Wentworth Main Mine

Wentworth Main Mine Self Guided Walking Tour

Bookings

Group and bus bookings available on request, contact  026393 8170 or email museum@orange.nsw.gov.au

Disability Access / Special Needs

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Wheelchair access

A person with a disability may access the site by either the top gate (you need to contact staff) or the bottome gate.

If you have a disability and require assistance during your visit, please contact 026393 8170 to arrange assistance.

Gold Discovery

The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. The Wentworth Main Mine is located on the eastern side of Lucknow village. Visit this historic minng site, take a walking tour around the site and see the relics of past mining heritage and continue with tour of Lucknow historic village.